This article applies to selling in: United Arab Emirates

Review category requirements

When you choose a category for your products, make sure that you learn about the specific requirements and guidelines for selling in that category.

Note: To learn more about the product categories that are available, see Overview of categories.
  • Condition Guidelines: Some categories have guidelines that describe the condition of products that you list as new, used, or refurbished.
  • Style guides: Most categories have style guides that can help you create great product titles and descriptions. Category style guides are downloadable PDF files that contain site requirements for images, product descriptions, and more.
  • Restricted products: Some products are restricted and cannot be sold on the Amazon website under any conditions. To learn more, see Category, Product and Content Restrictions.
  • Categories that require approval: Some categories require that you get prior approval from Amazon before you can start selling.
  • Required product identifiers: Most categories require a Global Trade Item Number (GTIN), such as a UPC, EAN or JAN, as a product identifier. You can request exemptions in certain categories. Learn more about Product UPCs and GTINs.
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