When  Amazon seller wants to sell any product from Amazon’s platform but if the seller found the product is listed in Restricted Categories on Amazon. This is a very annoying situation for the seller. Here in this article, I will tell you how to ungate the restricted categories on Amazon.

Amazon has restricted some categories on Amazon that you can’t sell from your amazon account. The ungated means you are permitted to sell those categories.


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Let us know the list of restricted categories on Amazon which required approval to sell:

  • Collectible Coins
  • Entertainment Collectibles
  • Automotive & Powersports
  • Fine Art
  • Gift Cards
  • Jewelry
  • Music & DVD
  • Major Appliances
  • Sports Collectibles
  • Streaming Media Players
  • Video, DVD, & Blu-ray
  • Watches

Amazon Restricted Categories

These are the some gated category you can’t sell. If you want to add this in the selling category. You will have to follow some steps which are given below.

Step 1- Signing up professional selling plan:

You will need to sign in a professional selling plan. After signing up you will become a professional seller. Only professionals are allowed to sell the product of restricted categories. For this, Amazon will charge you monthly.

Step 2 – Search the product:

After signing up you need to search the ungated product but you want to sell. Log in to Amazon account and under the inventory menu select to add a product then search for your product.

Step 3 – Open the application form:

When you found the product in the gated category which you want to sell. Then click the listing limitation may apply link next to the item, then click “Request Approval”. Then you will find the application form which is needed to sell the product.

Step 4 – Fill out the application:

Follow the instruction on the screen and complete the application form, all application are varied from different to one another. So be prepared and get all the information related to the application before filling the form.

Now a question may arise on your mind why amazon listed some category into the restricted categories on Amazon:

A product like DVD, fake jewelry or copy watches is available in the market. Amazon doesn’t want dispute that is why it has listed some risky products into a restricted category on Amazon.

Amazon is known as the most trustworthy online business throughout the world. It does not want to flaw with his customers. Amazon has prepared some strict policy which always favors buyers. Restriction of the product by Amazon is one of its policies.

Final words:

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