Trading API

Fees Resulting from Listing an Item

The following table summarizes the types of fees that can be charged when you list an item to a US or international eBay.com site. The cost of all fees incurred when you list an item are summed and returned as the ListingFee.

Fee NameRelated AddItem Input FieldsDescription
AuctionLengthFee ListingDuration Fee for 10-day listings. In the eBay US Web site UI, this is the "10-Day Duration" fee.
BasicUpgradePackBundleFee ListingEnhancement
[ BasicUpgradePackBundle ]
No longer applicable to any site. Formerly, a discounted fee for items listed with the following "bundle" of listing upgrades: Gallery and Subtitle. This upgrade formerly was available on the eBay Australia site only. This upgrade on that site has been replaced by the ValuePackBundleFee discount.
BoldFee ListingEnhancement
[ BoldTitle ]
Fee to boldface the listing title in the eBay Web site UI's search results pages and category listings pages.
BorderFee ListingEnhancement
[ Border ]
Fee to display a border around an item in the eBay Web site UI's search results pages and category listings pages.
BuyItNowFee BuyItNowPrice Fee to add the Buy It Now option to an item.
CategoryFeaturedFee ListingEnhancement
[ Featured ]
Fee to display the item prominently in the Featured Items section in category listings in the eBay Web site UI, and at the top of the Web site search results page on which it appears (not necessarily the first page of search results). It will also display in the regular, non-featured item list. In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Featured Plus!" fee.
CrossBorderTradeGBFee CrossBorderTrade [UK] Fee for the item to appear in the respective site's default search results.
CrossBorderTradeNorthAmericaFee CrossBorderTrade [North America] Fee for the item to appear in the respective sites' default search results.
FeaturedFee ListingEnhancement
[ HomePageFeatured ]
Fee for the chance to rotate the item into a special display on eBay's Home page. In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Home Page Featured" fee. The item is very likely to show up on the Home page, although eBay does not guarantee that the item will be highlighted in this way.
FeaturedGalleryFee PictureDetails.GalleryType
[ GalleryFeatured ]
Fee to have the item appear in the special Featured section above the general picture gallery in the eBay Web site UI (in search results and category listings). In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Gallery Featured" fee.
FixedPriceDurationFee ListingDuration Fee for listing a fixed price item with certain durations.
GalleryFee PictureDetails.GalleryType
[ Featured ]
Fee to have the item's picture included in the eBay Web site UI's search results and category listings pages.
GalleryPlusFee PictureDetails.GalleryType
[ Plus ]
Fee to display a larger picture of the item in the eBay Web site UI search results.
GiftIconFee GiftIcon and GiftServices Fee for displaying a gift icon next to the listing in the eBay Web site UI's search results and category listings pages. Some sites may also charge a fee if you include gift services search capabilities in the listing. In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Gift Services" fee.
HighLightFee ListingEnhancement [Highlight] Fee to have the item's listing appear highlighted in the eBay Web site UI's search results and category listings pages.
InsertionFee (no specific fields) When you list an item, you're charged an Insertion Fee for the listing. InsertionFee is based on the starting price (or reserve price) and the category of your item.
InternationalInsertionFee InternationalShippingServiceOption For sites that don't normally charge insertion fees, a fee for offering shipping to countries other than the country of the listing site.
ListingDesignerFee ListingDesigner Fee charged for the optional use of a Listing Designer layout or theme template.
ListingFee (no specific fields) Total fee for listing the item. Includes basic fee (InsertionFee) plus any listing upgrades (e.g., BoldFee). Note that the final cost of your item listing can include a Final Value Fee, which cannot be determined until the completion of the listing. See alsoValue-Added Tax (VAT). For ReviseItem, this is the change in fees due to the revision actions.
MotorsGermanySearchFee MotorsGermanySearchable Fee to allow the item to be included in search results on the mobile.de site. Only charged if MotorsGermanySearchable is set to true for the listing and the category is mobile.de search-enabled on eBay Germany. See Working with eBay Motors Germany Listings for additional information and a list of valid categories.
PhotoDisplayFee PictureDetails.PhotoDisplay Fee for special display of an item's pictures (such as super-size). See Photo Fees.
PhotoFee PictureDetails.PictureURL Fee for including pictures in a listing. On some sites, one or more pictures may be free. Also, some categories (e.g., Motors vehicles) may support more free pictures than others. See Photo Fees and Fees per Site.
PrivateListingFee PrivateListing Fee for adding a private listing or making a listing private. When you create a private listing, a buyer's user ID will not appear in the listing or in the listing's bid history. Sellers may want to use this option when they believe that potential bidders for a listing would not want their user IDs disclosed to others. This fee is only charged on the eBay Germany and Austria sites. (That is, the eBay US site does not charge this fee.)
ProPackBundleFee ListingEnhancement
[ ProPackBundle ]
Discounted fee for items that were listed with the following "bundle" of listing upgrades: Bold, Border, Highlight, and Featured Plus!. In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Pro Pack for Motors" fee. This upgrade is only available to US and Canadian eBay motor vehicle sellers, except in the Parts and Accessories category.
ProPackPlusBundleFee ListingEnhancement
[ ProPackPlusBundle ]
Discounted fee for items that were listed with the following "bundle" of listing upgrades: BoldTitle, Border, Highlight, Gallery Featured, and Featured Plus!. In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Pro Pack" fee. Support for this feature varies by site and category.
ReserveFee ReservePrice Fee for specifying a reserve price for an auction.
SchedulingFee ScheduleTime Fee for scheduling the Item to be listed at a later date. In the eBay Web site UI, this is the "Scheduled Listings" fee.
SubtitleFee SubTitle Fee to add a subtitle to the item. Not applicable to US eBay Motors (Site ID 0) listings.
ValuePackBundleFee ListingEnhancement
[ ValuePackBundle ]
Discounted fee for items that were listed with the following "bundle" of upgrades: Gallery, Subtitle, and Listing Designer. Support for this feature varies by site and category. This upgrade is available on the US, Canada, and Australia sites (but not for motor vehicles).

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