You need to provide a bank account in one of the countries supported by Amazon. Currently Amazon supports UK and US bank accounts, as well as bank accounts in all eurozone countries (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain).
You have to be able to handle customer contacts in English. If you provide phone support, you are required to do so within the business hours of the time-zone of the marketplace country you are registering to sell in.
You have to provide to your customers product documentation and, if requested by the customer, VAT invoices in English.
When you are interacting with Amazon Customer Service or Seller Support, you are required to communicate in English.
You have to provide a local return address to your customers or offer them free shipment for returns.
If you ship your products from outside the UK, you need to accurately state the 'shipping from' country in your seller profile and manage customer expectations by stating the actual shipping times from your country. You will be responsible to meet the shipping expectations for all orders you receive.
You will list products in British Pounds and ensure that the product sales price provided to Amazon includes all taxes (incl. any VAT, customs duty, excise tax).
You have to confirm:
that there are no legal restrictions in selling your items in the UK
that you comply with all applicable (incl. local) rules and regulations, including conformance with all EU product compliance, product safety and environmental requirements (e.g. electronic or electrical equipment import) and honour all manufacturer’s/rights owner’s rights.
that for products requiring electric plugs you will supply local plugs - adaptors are not permitted.
All our service fees are subject to VAT.
Selling on Amazon.co.uk might trigger local tax obligations. You are solely responsible for determining whether any taxes apply, accounting for any taxes due and Intrastat reporting to the appropriate tax authority. Amazon recommends that you consult with your legal counsel or tax adviser before selling on Amazon.
You have to ensure that you meet VAT obligations for the country of listing and any VAT obligations in other countries (including other countries within the EU) to which you are shipping.
If you cannot comply with the requirements above, please do NOT register to sell on Amazon.co.uk.