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How do I apply to sell restricted products on Amazon?

Why do we require approval to sell in certain categories or product types on Amazon?

Customer safety is of paramount importance to Amazon. Customers need to be confident that they will find a comprehensive selection of safe, reliable, and compliant products on Amazon.in. For certain product types, product categories, and brands, Amazon might require additional documents, performance checks, and other qualifications.

Applying to list existing products that require approval

To apply to list a product that requires approval that already exists in Amazon’s catalogue, please follow these steps:

From the Seller Central Home page, click Catalogue, and then select Add a Product.


  1. Search for the item that you want to sell.
  2. In the search results, click the Listing limitations apply link next to the item.
  3. Click Request Approval to begin the application process.

Applying to list new products in categories that require approval

To add a new product to Amazon’s catalogue in one of the categories with restrictions listed below, please follow the link to the application and submit the required information related to your product.

Please note that additional listing limitations may apply to certain products, at either the ASIN, brand, or the sub-category level. When attempting to list products with additional requirements, you will see a Listing Limitations Apply link next to the product.

Product Category Submit Application
Grocery & Gourmet Food Request Approval
Jewellery Request Approval

See also

Restricted products

Certain products may not be listed at all on Amazon. Learn more in our Restricted Products and Selling Policies. Please visit Seller University for more information about Listing Restrictions.

See other products and programmes requiring approval

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