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Remove inventory (overview)

Note: Pick Up removal service is available only for sellers selling Large Appliances (TVs, ACs, Fridges etc.) and for those sellers whose Pin Code is not serviceable by our carriers. All other sellers are to create removal orders via the Ship to Address Removal Order Service.

When you want to remove your inventory from an Amazon fulfilment centre, you have to submit a removal order. You can use removal orders to manage excess inventory, including inventory that is:

  • Slow moving
  • Not suitable for resale (unsellable inventory)
  • Soon to be subject to a long-term storage fee

Removal fees are charged per item removed. For more information, see FBA removal order fees.

Removal order process

You can request inventory you have stored in Amazon's fulfilment centres returned or disposed of by using one of the following methods:

You must adhere to the regulatory and tax requirements for all removals. For more information, see Regulatory requirements for creating removal orders.

Typically removal orders are filled within 10 to 14 business days. However, removal order processing may take up to 30 days or more during peak removal periods. Fulfillable items included in your removal request will remain available for purchase until they are removed from inventory.

Removal orders are sometimes cancelled at the fulfilment centre if the inventory isn't available (for example, if it is being dispatched to another facility or pending processing for a customer order). If a removal order is cancelled, please resubmit it. If it is cancelled a second time, contact Seller Support.

If you do not want the items available for sale, you can close your listings to guarantee that they are removed rather than sold.

Tip: To close a listing, select it in Manage Inventory, and select Close listings from the Action on Selected drop-down list.

You will be notified by email after a removal order is complete.

Note: When creating a removal order, you may notice that certain items cannot be removed. We will notify you with suggested action to take in order to successfully remove your inventory.

Removal order details

The Removal Orders Detail page has two sections: the top section has the order information, and the All Items for Order section below it lists the products and quantities in the removal order and the delivery status for each product.

You can search for specific products by entering the MSKU in the Find MSKU field. You can locate all the dispatched Units by selecting the View all dispatched items button. Select the quantity dispatched and it will display the specific shipment for that particular MSKU with the selected MSKU highlighted.

Reviewing fees in your settlement report for the return and disposal of FBA inventory

When you submit a removal order to return or dispose of inventory in our fulfilment centre, your seller account will be charged a removal fee after the inventory has been dispatched or disposed of.

To see which units a return or disposal fee applied to, follow these steps:


  1. Go to Payments > Transactions
  2. Filter the view by Service Fees and within the statement period of your choice, then click Update.
  3. Under Product Details, locate transactions labelled FBA Return Fee or FBA Disposal Fee.

    These transactions show the date of return or disposal, the order ID you provided when you created the removal order, and the total charge for the return or disposal. The transaction date is the date on which your removal order was dispatched from the fulfilment centre or disposed of.

  4. Copy or write down the order ID and click the transaction total to see a summary of the charge.
  5. Click view details of this order. You will see a summary of the removal order you submitted and how many units have been returned or disposed of. The total number of units returned or disposed of multiplied by the applicable fee is the amount you were charged.

Split removal orders

There are times when we may split your removal order into multiple shipments. When this happens, the Transaction Details page will show associated transactions for all the returns that have been dispatched. Similarly, if all disposal of inventory takes place on different days, you will see all associated transactions for disposals. Each shipment will correspond to an individual transaction and the transaction date will vary based on the dispatch date, but the order ID will remain the same. As a result, a removal order ID may be reflected on multiple settlement reports. When this happens, take the additional steps below to review your fees.


  1. Click the View all shipped units button. This view organizes the products by shipments (or disposal dates), so you can see how many units of each product were dispatched on a given date.
  2. Match the dispatch or disposal date for the charge on the payments report with the dispatch or disposal date on the Removal Orders Details page.

Match the dispatch or disposal date for the charge on the payments report with the dispatch or disposal date on the Removal Orders Details page.

The total number of units returned or disposed of multiplied by the applicable fee is the amount you were charged.

Removal capabilities of fulfilment centres

FC Code FC Type Dispatch to address Pick-Up Destroy FC state
AMD1 Large Available Limited Availability Available Gujrat
BLR5 Large Available Limited Availability Available Karnataka
BLR7 Large Available Limited Availability Available Karnataka
BOM1 Large Available Limited Availability Available Maharashtra
BOM3 Large Available Limited Availability Available Maharashtra
BOM4 Large Available Limited Availability Available Maharashtra
DEL2 Large Available Limited Availability Available Haryana
DEL3 Large Available Limited Availability Available Haryana
DEL4 Large Available Limited Availability Available Haryana
DEL5 Large Available Limited Availability Available Haryana
HYD8 Large Available Limited Availability Available Telangana
MAA4 Large Available Limited Availability Available Tamil Nadu
MAA5 Large Available Limited Availability Available Tamil Nadu
NAG1 Large Available Limited Availability Available Maharashtra
SAMD Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Gujrat
SATA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Punjab
SATB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Punjab
SBLA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Karnataka
SBLB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Karnataka
SBLC Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Karnataka
SBOA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Maharashtra
SBOB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Maharashtra
SBOC Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Maharashtra
SBOE Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Maharashtra
SCCA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available West Bengal
SCCB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available West Bengal
SCCC Mini Available Limited Availability Not available West Bengal
SCJA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Tamil Nadu
SDEA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available New Delhi
SDEB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Haryana
SDED Mini Available Limited Availability Not available New Delhi
SDEE Mini Available Limited Availability Not available New Delhi
SDEF Mini Available Limited Availability Not available New Delhi
SDEG Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Haryana
SDEH Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Uttar Pradesh
SHYB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Telangana
SIDA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Madhya Pradesh
SJAB Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Rajasthan
SLKA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Uttar Pradesh
SMAB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Tamil Nadu
SPNA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Maharashtra
SPNC Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Maharashtra
SVGA Mini Available Limited Availability Not available Andhra Pradesh
SLKB Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Uttar Pradesh
SBHA Heavy Bulky Not available Available Not available Madhya Pradesh

*Limited Availability: Only available for Unserviceable Pin Codes and Heavy Bulky Sellers.

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