🇬🇧 UK Amazon Fee Calculator

Calculate fees & profits when selling on Amazon.co.uk! No ASIN needed.

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United Kingdom Amazon Fees Structure

Amazon is the top marketplace in the UK with almost twice the amount of traffic eBay gets. It makes perfect sense to sell on its 3rd party marketplace but you need to be careful about the hidden fees.

There are a few fees to note when selling on Amazon UK:

  • referral fee
  • fixed closing fee (if you're an individual seller)
  • FBA fulfilment cost (if you use FBA)
  • FBA storage cost (if you use FBA)
  • advertising cost

When an item is sold, all sellers (individual or professional) will need to pay a referral fee. Different item category have a different rate and some even has a variable closing fee.

For individual sellers, each sold item will come with a £0.75 fixed closing fee and you can only sell up to 35 items (not orders) per month.

FBA is available for all sellers (individual or professional) and if you're using it, you need to be aware of the fulfilment and storage charges.

Lastly, there are advertising costs and they are cost per click.

For professional sellers, you will be charged an additional 20% VAT for all fees if you're not VAT registered. If you're VAT registered, you need to add your VAT number in the seller center to avoid getting charged the additional 20%.

Referral fee

Regardless of the seller plan, all sellers pay the same referral fees. The fees vary depending on the item category. Some category requires an additional variable closing fee.

For more information, please refer to Amazon Fee Schedule.

Main CategorySubcategoryReferral fee percentageMinimum feeVariable closing fee
Additive Manufacturing12.24%£0.25
Amazon Device Accessories45.90%£0.25
Baby ProductsBaby Clothing15.30%£0.25
Everything else8.16% for products with a total sales price up to £10.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £10.00
£0.25
Beauty8.16% for products with a total sales price up to £10.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £10.00
£0.25
Beer, Wine & Spirits10.20%£0.25
Books, Music, VHS, DVDBooks5.1% for products with a total sales price up to £5.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £ 5.00
£1.00
DVD5.1% for products with a total sales price up to £5.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £ 5.00
£0.50
Everything else5.1% for products with a total sales price up to £5.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £ 5.00
£0.50
Business, Industrial & Scientific Supplies15.30%£0.25
Car & MotorbikeCar & Motorbike electronic accessories12.24%£0.25
Car & Motorbike electronic devices7.14%£0.25
Everything else15.30%£0.25
Clothing, Shoes and HandbagsFor Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) and Seller Fulfilled Prime selections:
15.3% for the portion of the total sales price up to £40.00
7.14% for any portion of the total sales price greater than £40.00

For all other selections:
15.3% flat fee"
£0.25
Computer Accessories15.3% for the portion of the total sales price up to £100.00
8.16% for any portion of the total sales price greater than £100.00
£0.25
Computers7.14%£0.25
Consumer Electronics7.14%£0.25
DIY & Tools12.24%£0.25
Education Supplies15.30%£0.25
Electronic Accessories15.3% for the portion of the total sales price up to £100.00
8.16% for any portion of the total sales price greater than £100.00
£0.25
Flow Control & Filtration12.24%£0.25
Fluid Transfer12.24%£0.25
Food Service15.30%£0.25
FurnitureMattresses15.3% for the portion of the total sales price up to £175.00
10.2% for any portion of the total sales price greater than £175.00
£0.25
Everything else15%£0.25
Games15.30%£0.25
Grocery & Gourmet8.16% for products with a total sales price up to £10.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £10.00
Handmade12.24%£0.25
Health & Personal Care8.16% for products with a total sales price up to £10.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £10.00
£0.25
Home and KitchenKitchen15.30%£0.25
Everything else15.30%£0.25
Industrial Electrical Supplies12.24%£0.25
Industrial Tools & Instruments12.24%£0.25
Jewellery20.4% for the portion of the total sales price up to £225.00
5.1% for any portion of the total sales price greater than £225.00
£0.25
Large AppliancesAccessories, Microwaves and Range Hoods15.30%£0.25
Everything else7.14%£0.25
Lawn & Garden15.30%£0.25
Material Handling12.24%£0.25
Metalworking12.24%£0.25
Musical Instruments & DJ12.24%£0.25
Personal Care Appliances8.16% for products with a total sales price up to £10.00
15.3% for products with a total sales price greater than £10.00
£0.25
Renewable Energy Supplies12.24%£0.25
Software15.30%
Sports & Outdoors15.30%£0.25
Toys15.30%£0.25
Tyres7.14%£0.25
Video Games - Accessories15.30%£0.50
Video Games - Consoles8.16%£0.50
Video Games - Games15.30%£0.50
Watches15.3% for the portion of the total sales price up to £225.00
5.1% for any portion of the total sales price greater than £225.00
£0.25

FBA

The two main charges when using the Amazon warehouses are fulfilment (when an item is sold) and storage.

For more information, please refer to the fulfilment by Amazon page.

Fulfillment cost

The shipping weight is calculated by adding the packaging weight to the unit weight.

Size tierMax dimensionMax dimensionPackagingFulfillment fee per unit
FBA Small and Light≤ 23 X 15.5 X 0.4 cm≤ 0.1 kg8 g£0.61
≤ 30 X 22 X 2.4 cm≤ 0.25 kg25 g£0.82
Small Envelope≤ 20 X 15 X 1 cm≤ 0.1 kg20 g£1.38
Standard Envelope≤ 33 X 23 X 2.5 cm≤ 0.1 kg40 g£1.51
≤ 0.25 kg£1.66
≤ 0.5 kg£1.76
Large Envelope≤ 33 X 23 X 5 cm≤ 1 kg40 g£2.21
Standard Parcel≤ 45 X 34 X 26 cm≤ 0.25 kg100 g£2.18
≤ 0.5 kg£2.32
≤ 1 kg£2.49
≤ 1.5 kg£2.65
≤ 2 kg£2.90
≤ 3 kg£4.14
≤ 4 kg£4.53
≤ 5 kg£4.62
≤ 6 kg£5.28
≤ 7 kg£5.28
≤ 8 kg£5.42
≤ 9 kg£5.42
≤ 10 kg£5.42
≤ 11 kg£5.43
≤ 12 kg£5.63
Small Oversize≤ 61 X 46 X 46 cm≤ 1 kg240 g£4.08
≤ 1.25 kg£4.55
≤ 1.5 kg£4.91
≤ 1.75 kg£5.00
≤ 2 kg£5.06
Standard Oversize≤ 120 X 60 X 60 cm≤ 1 kg40 g£4.97
≤ 2 kg£5.29
≤ 3 kg£5.40
≤ 4 kg£5.43
≤ 5 kg£5.47
≤ 6 kg£6.46
≤ 7 kg£6.52
≤ 8 kg£6.55
≤ 9 kg£6.55
≤ 10 kg£6.58
≤ 15 kg£7.00
≤ 20 kg£7.35
≤ 25 kg£8.14
≤ 30 kg£8.14
Large Oversize> 120 X 60 X 60 cm≤ 5 kg240 g£8.26
≤ 10 kg£9.96
≤ 15 kg£10.53
≤ 20 kg£11.03
≤ 25 kg£12.01
≤ 30 kg£12.04

Storage cost

It is rather strange that storage in the UK is calculated by cubic foot. Please note that storage cost is not included in our calculator above.

Item categoryPeriodStandard sizeOversize
Clothing, and Shoes and BagsJanuary - September£0.40 per cubic foot£0.46 per cubic foot
October - December£0.56 per cubic foot£0.64 per cubic foot
All other categoriesJanuary - September£0.66 per cubic foot£0.46 per cubic foot
October - December£0.93 per cubic foot£0.64 per cubic foot

FBM

If you decided to ship through your own warehouse, you will go by the FBM (fulfilled by merchant) route.

Individual sellers

Individual sellers can't set their own shipping rates. When you ship an order, you will receive a standardised shipping credit. The shipping charges are based on the product category and the shipping method selected by the buyer (either standard or expedited). If you are confused about shipping credits, please refer to this excellent forum explanation.

For more information about shipping credit, please refer to Amazon's shipping credits for individual sellers.

Product categoryStandardExpedited
Books (includes audio books)£2.80£8.98
Consumer Electronics£4 + £0.50/kg
DIY & Tools£4 + £0.50/kg
DVDs£1.26£8.98
Games£4.03 + £0.50/kg
Kitchen£4 + £0.50/kg
Lawn & Garden£4 + £0.50/kg
Music£1.26£8.98
Software£3.23
Toys£4.03 + £0.50/kg
Video (VHS tapes)£2.80£8.98
Video Games£1.99
Everything else£3.99 + £0.49/kg

Professional sellers

Professional FBM sellers can set their shipping rates except for media products (Books, Music, Video and DVD). For these products, you will receive a shipping credit when you shipped the order. The shipping credit is the same as what individual FBM sellers receive (see above table).