inventory APIv1.6.0



This call deletes the inventory location that is specified in the merchantLocationKey path parameter. Note that deleting a location will not affect any active eBay listings associated with the deleted location, but the seller will not be able modify the offers associated with the inventory location once it is deleted.

The authorization HTTP header is the only required request header for this call.

Unless one or more errors and/or warnings occur with the call, there is no response payload for this call. A successful call will return an HTTP status value of 200 OK.


Resource URI (production)


URI parameters

merchantLocationKeystringA unique merchant-defined key (ID) for an inventory location. This value is passed in at the end of the call URI to indicate the inventory location to be deleted.

Max length: 36

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

All requests made to eBay REST operations require you to provide the Authorization HTTP header for authentication authorization.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one scope from the following list:


See OAuth access tokens for more information.


HTTP response headers

HTTP status codes

This call can return one of the following HTTP status codes. For an overview of the status codes, see HTTP status codes in Using eBay RESTful APIs.

400Bad Request
404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

25001API_INVENTORYAPPLICATIONSystem error. {additionalInfo}
25802API_INVENTORYREQUESTInput error. {additionalInfo}
25804API_INVENTORYREQUESTInput error. {additionalInfo}
25805API_INVENTORYREQUEST{fieldName} Not Found.


New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.

Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Delete a Location

This call deletes the specified location.


Specify the location you want to delete using the inventory location's merchantLocationKey value.


If the call is successful, it returns an empty payload with an HTTP status code of "200 OK".