Product Restrictions

Unrestricted Categories:

So before we get into the Amazon UnGating process, let’s take a look at the bright side and check out some product categories that are available to you RIGHT NOW.

  • Baby*
  • Beauty***
  • New & Used Books (not including Collectible Books)
  • Camera & Photo
  • Consumer Electronics**
  • Fine Art (but new seller applications are limited)
  • Health & Personal Care***
  • Home & Garden
  • Kindle Accessories
  • Musical Instruments
  • Office Products
  • Outdoors
  • Personal Computers
  • Pet Supplies
  • Software**
  • Sports
  • Tools & Home Improvement
  • Toys*
  • Video Games**

*Some restrictions apply during the holiday season.
**Specific products may still require approval.
***There are sub-categories that may still require approval, and an application fee.

Restricted Categories:

Now lets talk the product categories that do require approval (ungating) in order to sell.

  • Automotive & Powersports
  • Clothing & Accessories*
  • Collectible Books
  • Entertainment Collectibles
  • Gift Cards
  • Grocery & Gourmet Foods
  • Industrial & Scientific (the BISS category)
  • Jewelry (Note: Amazon is not currently accepting new seller applications for jewelry)
  • Luggage & Travel Accessories*
  • Major Appliances
  • Shoes, Handbags & Sunglasses*
  • Sports Collectibles
  • Watches

*These categories are listed as restricted in some places on Amazon, but it actually appears they are open, but some BRANDS may still require approval.