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FBA Label Service

For eligible products that require an Amazon barcode, Fulfillment by Amazon can apply those barcodes for you for a per-item fee.

Important: FBA Label Service is only available for new shipments. FBA inventory already in or in transit to Amazon fulfilment centres are not eligible for this service.


Products eligible for the FBA Label Service must:

  • Be in new condition only
  • Not be prohibited or restricted
  • Have a single scannable barcode (GCID, UPC, EAN, JAN, or ISBN)
Important: If there is no eligible manufacturer barcode on the item, you must apply an Amazon barcode to the item yourself.

Amazon will, at our sole discretion, determine which products meet the eligibility requirements for the FBA Label Service. We reserve the right to disqualify products from this service that otherwise meet the above requirements.

Terms and Conditions

By enabling the FBA Label Service, you allow Amazon to apply Amazon barcodes to your eligible inventory in accordance with the following terms:

  • Amazon will apply Amazon barcodes to your eligible items upon arrival at the fulfilment centre using the product information provided by you.
  • You will be charged INR 1.5 per-item fee for the items labelled by Amazon under the FBA Label Service.
  • You can choose to apply Amazon barcodes to individual products yourself by selecting Merchant under Who Labels during the shipment creation process.
  • Amazon may instruct you to split shipments so that items destined for the FBA Label Service are packed together.
  • Shipments directed to the FBA Label Service may be further split into multiple shipments.

For products that do not qualify for the FBA Label Service, you are responsible for applying any required Amazon barcodes. For more information, see Use an Amazon barcode to track inventory.

For eligible products, you can use the manufacturer barcode to track your inventory. For more information, see Use the manufacturer barcode to track inventory.

How to opt for labelling and prep service during shipment creation

Change your FBA Label Service option

You can change your FBA Label Service option in your Fulfillment by Amazon settings.

  1. In your seller account, under Settings, click Fulfillment by Amazon.
  2. Locate Optional Services and click Edit.
  3. Under Who Labels, select Amazon to enrol in the FBA label service or Merchant to cancel your enrolment. Click Save.
Important: The new setting is applied to shipments you create after you change your selection. If you want the new setting to apply to shipments you are currently working on, you must delete it and create a new shipment.

Identify FBA Label Service shipments

Shipments destined for the FBA Label Service can be identified by:

  • FBA pallet or carton labels that include FBA-PREP in the upper left-hand corner
  • The message Item Labels: Required (Label Service) in the shipment details on the Shipping Queue page
  • References to the FBA Label Service and estimated related fees on the Label Products tab of the shipment creation process

FBA Label Service fee

The FBA Label Service fee is INR 1.5 per item. For more information, visit FBA Label Service fee.

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