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FBA Export

FBA Shipping Programs and Export policy

Note:

The information on this page that relates to Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) applies to those who sell in Spain. To list and sell your products in any of our other stores, go to Amazon Global Selling.

FBA Shipping Programs and Export (“FBA Export”) allows you to fulfill orders of eligible products on Amazon.es to a mailing address that is not within Spain. With this program, you can expand your business to more than 80 countries without dealing with the complexities of selling internationally, at no additional cost or effort for you.

By participating in FBA Export, you agree to the program’s terms and conditions.

FBA Export enrollment

FBA Shipping Programs and Export offers the following two options:

  • Disabled: Only customers with mailing addresses in Spain can order your FBA products.
  • Worldwide: Customers with mailing addresses in more than 80 countries, including the European Union, can order your FBA products.

Your seller account is automatically enrolled in Worldwide, unless you disable this program.

By enrolling in Worldwide FBA Export, you authorize Amazon and its affiliates to export goods from Spain (including sign a commercial invoice) on your behalf, as required. This commercial invoice will itemize and describe the contents of the shipment and authorize brokers and other third parties to execute additional documents necessary for the export of your products.

Certain items are controlled for export under the laws of the US, the UK, the European Union and Individual European Union Member States, and cannot be listed for FBA Export.

Items typically cannot be listed for FBA Export for the following reasons:

  • Has a specific military use
  • Has a dual civilian and military use
  • Contains or is made from endangered or protected species
  • Can be used for repression or torture
  • Has cultural significance
  • Contains substances that damage the environment or ozone layer

For more information on export controls and regulations, see the List of export controls and regulations section below.

How to edit your FBA Export settings

FBA Export settings are store specific. To edit your FBA Export settings, take the following steps in Seller Central:

  1. Under the Settings drop-down menu, select Fulfillment by Amazon.
  2. Scroll down to Shipping programs and export settings, and click Edit.
On this page, you can change your settings to discontinue the export of your FBA products at any time, or exclude an ASIN from this program.

Check for Export-eligible products

To view a list of products from your FBA inventory that are eligible for FBA Export, take the following steps:

  1. In the Reports drop-down menu, select Fulfillment by Amazon.
  2. Under Inventory click Show more to access the Exportable Inventory report.

You can view the list, even if you have FBA Export disabled. We update this report regularly, so check back for exportable products.

The Exportable Inventory report helps you identify your products that are eligible for FBA Export, fulfill your international orders, handle import duty and customs clearance where applicable, and ship your product to the international buyer’s address.

The following statuses will appear in the report for products that are restricted from international shipping or that are pending review:

  • ASINs that cannot be shipped cross-border (Ineligible exportability status): To view products that are excluded from FBA Export, go to FBA prohibited products.
  • ASINs not yet processed (Un-addressable exportability status): These are items that are pending review to determine eligibility. We process new ASINs for eligibility once a month. Ensure that your product contains either a full product description or bullet point to ensure that it is processed for eligibility in the next cycle.

Exclude products or countries from FBA Export

If you have concerns that distribution agreements might limit where your products can be sold overseas, you can opt out of FBA Export, exclude certain products from the program or exclude countries and destinations from export.

To exclude an ASIN from this program, go to the Shipping programs and export settings page. On this page, you can also exclude all of your products from being exportable to any country.

FBA Export sales report

To view a sales report for your FBA exports, do the following:

  1. In the Reports drop-down menu, select Fulfillment by Amazon.
  2. On the left side of the page under Sales, click Amazon Fulfilled Shipments.

To view your international orders, you can filter the report by the ship-to destination country.

For API Sellers, the enumeration value is _GET_AMAZON_FULFILLED_SHIPMENTS_DATA_.

International Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders

Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders can be exported to European countries that are supported by FBA. Worldwide export orders, including Media products, are not supported by Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders. For international Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders, you must identify the destination country when you submit the order.

The online Multi-Channel Fulfillment Order form has a drop-down menu listing the countries available for FBA Export. For a list of countries supported by Amazon, see Which country/countries can I ship my products to?

  • International customers can visit your home store and shop for products eligible for international shipping.
  • Amazon fulfills your international orders and ships your product to the international customer's address.
  • International customers pay international shipping. This is at no extra cost to you.
  • You can determine what products you want to exclude from the international shipping in addition to Amazon-provided eligibility check.

When processing customer returns for units fulfilled via FBA export, Amazon’s FBA Return Policy is used to determine whether a unit is eligible to be returned. You do not pay any shipping cost for FBA Export customer returns.

International returns for FBA Export

With FBA Export, Amazon provides fulfillment and customer service for your orders, including processing buyer returns. We use Amazon’s return policies to determine whether a unit is eligible to be returned. However, to ensure a good buyer experience, we'll make case-by-case exceptions and accept returns for units fulfilled through FBA that may be past the stated return timeframe. You do not pay any shipping costs for FBA Export customer returns.

When a buyer returns a product, the standard Amazon returns policy will be followed. If the returned product is received in sellable condition, it will be returned to the original seller’s inventory. If the returned product is not in sellable condition, we'll determine who is at fault (Amazon or the buyer) and provide reimbursement according to the FBA lost and damaged inventory reimbursement policy.

The buyer must pay the return shipping costs if there is no product defect. If there is a product defect, the buyer pays and ships the product back to Amazon's warehouse. We will compensate the buyer for the actual return shipping cost when the parcel is received. You do not pay any shipping costs for FBA Export customer returns.

For more information, go to FBA customer returns policy.

List of export controls and regulations

European Union

EU COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 428/2009 of 5 May 2009

COMMON MILITARY LIST OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 116/2009 on the export of cultural goods

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 1236/2005 concerning trade in certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 833/2014

EU REGULATION 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer

EU REGULATION 842/2006 concerning certain fluorinated greenhouse gases

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 689/2008 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 111/2005

EU COUNCIL REGULATION 2017/821

UK Export Control Order 2008

UK Export of Radioactive Sources (Control) Order 2006

German Foreign Trade and Payments Act (AWG)

German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (AVW)

German War Weapons Control Act (KWKG)

French Decree n°2001-1192 of 13 December 2001

French Decree n°2012-901 of 20 July 2012

Italian Law No. 93 of 1997 and Italian Law No. 185 of 1990

Italian Legislative Decree no. 221/2017

Spanish Royal Decree 679/2014 of 1 August 2014

US

US Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Note: This list of certain export controls and regulations is provided for general reference purposes only, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all laws, regulations or other rules that may apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which countries can I ship my products to?

Your products can be exported to the following EU countries: Germany, France, Belgium, Croatia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Ireland, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden.

In addition, your products can be exported to the following international countries: Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.

If I sign up for FBA Export, will my FBA products be listed for sale on other Amazon stores?

No. Your FBA products will only be available for sale on the Amazon stores that you have listed your products.

What are my tax obligations under FBA Export?

You are solely responsible for the calculation, invoicing, reporting and payment of all duties, taxes, surveys or other deductions, as well as any necessary Intrastat declarations. If you are unsure of your VAT obligations, we strongly recommend that you verify the implications of these obligations with your local tax office, or contact your tax adviser.

I am currently using the Pan-European FBA program, or European Fulfillment Network (EFN) to offer my products in Europe. Should I enable FBA Export?

Yes. Once you enable FBA Export, international customers and customers outside of Amazon stores can shop and purchase your eligible products from Amazon.es.

Cross-border fulfillment programs Reach (Countries) Your cost (FBA) Delivery (Days) I’m using Pan-European FBA or EFN, should I still enable FBA Export?
FBA Export 80 Domestic fee 1 to 12 days Yes
Pan- European FBA 4* Domestic fee Prime
European Fulfillment Network (EFN) Up to 4* EFN fee (Domestic + cross border fee) 3 to 5 days
Note: The UK is excluded from this program due to the introduction of a customs border between the UK and the EU on January 1, 2021. For more information, go to our Brexit Help page.

Are ASINs enrolled in Small and Light eligible?

No, ASINs enrolled in Small and Light will not be eligible for FBA Export, the European Fulfillment Network or Pan-European FBA. You must ensure that your FBA Small and Light SKU is for Spain only. If you enable an SKU for the European Fulfillment Network or Pan-European FBA after you enrolled it in Small and Light, please deactivate it.

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