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How fees and selling costs are charged

As a seller, your fees and selling costs are automatically deducted from the proceeds of your sales, and the rest of your funds are paid directly into your bank account.

The information on this page applies only to customers who live in the European Union. Customers who live outside the European Union should read our article on how fees and selling costs are charged.

Because fees and selling costs are deducted from the proceeds of your sales, your payout amount may be different than the amount your buyer paid. Payouts are sent to your bank account daily or weekly, depending on your selected preference.

Types of fees and selling costs

Fees and selling costs may include, but are not limited to:

  • eBay fees, including insertion fees, optional listing upgrade fees, final value fees, international fees, ad fees, and other fees
  • Shipping labels
  • Store subscriptions
  • eBay Money Back Guarantee refunds
  • Payment dispute refunds

Follow the links below for specific fee amounts and to learn more about fees:

How and when fees are charged

Fees and other selling costs are automatically deducted from your Available and Processing funds. These are charged at different times depending on the fee type.

Type of fee or selling costWhen the fee is chargedWhere the fee is charged fromExample of fee or selling cost
Listing feesAt the time of the listingAvailable and Processing fundsInsertion fees, listing upgrade fees
Transaction feesAt the time of the saleBuyer’s paymentFinal value fees, international fees
Monthly feesAt the middle or end of each monthAvailable and Processing fundsStore subscription fee
Other fees and selling costsAt the time they’re incurredAvailable and Processing fundsAd fees, refunds to buyers, dispute fees

If your fees exceed your Available and Processing funds, we’ll attempt to charge your on-file payment method. Learn more about setting up and changing your payment method for fees and selling costs.

If you’re accepting payment by payment on pickup, COD (Cash on Delivery), bank-to-bank transfers, or money orders, your fees are charged to your available funds or on-file payment method when checkout is completed.

Where to view your fees and selling costs

You can view a breakdown of all the fees and selling costs charged for each order in Seller Hub or My eBay. Here's how:

  1. Go to the Payments tab in Seller Hub or Payments in My eBay.
  2. Select All transactions.
  3. Find the order you’d like to view and select View.
  4. See the Fee details section.

The Fee details section shows the total amount of your order, the final value fee, and any other transaction fees due at the time of sale. Any final value fee promotions or discounts will also be visible. If you would like to review all of your fees in a single report, read our article about reconciling your eBay sales transactions.

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