How to start selling on Amazon Japan from India?

Updated: 20/05/2022

Amazon is considered as the leading international eCommerce marketplace in India and around the world.

Since the year 1994, there have been many improvements done to make it the leading eCommerce marketplace in India & across the globe.

Amazon is available in 22 different countries with a regional website for each country.

People in Japan or any other country might want to sell their products in another country and Amazon Global Selling offers the same opportunity to the seller.

But international seller has to take care of the custom duties, shipping, and other charges.

And before all this, there are certain prerequisites are to be completed to become eligible as an international seller on Amazon.

6 Steps to sell internationally on Amazon Japan from India

  1. Select the Best selling product on Amazon Japan which you wish to sell internationally from India.
  2. Register as a global seller on Amazon Japan marketplace.
  3. Complete the necessary things by completing your profile.
  4. Just upload the product images.
  5. The seller should send the product to the Amazon fulfillment centers to avail for FBA.

How to ship products from India to Japan?

Seventy-one percent of Japanese shoppers shop online and expect fast shipping.

Fulfillment by Amazon(FBA) will help you deliver that promise but for that you need to send your products to the Amazon international warehouse. However, you can also send the product by yourself using any third party international shipping companies available in India.

Documents required to sell on Amazon Japan from India

  1. VAT registration in UK
  2. International enabled Credit card
  3. Business Address
  4. Pan Card
  5. Import-Export Code

Rules & Regulations in Japan

In Japan, all listings and items for sale shall adhere to local rules.

As a result, when selling on, it’s important to be aware of local regulations in Japan. It is the duty of each seller to follow all Japanese customs, rules, and regulations.

Remember that the seller is responsible for all taxes levied on each order and shipping (including, but not limited to, consumption tax, tariffs, and duties).

After completing the above-mentioned steps, the remaining process will be taken further by Amazon.

There raises a question about the language when it comes to selling the products in other countries. For handling the orders, customer care, and translations, Amazon has a variety of language support services.

Though selling in India might avoid paying taxes but also comes with a disadvantage due to heavy competition where the odds of your product getting recognized are very less.

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