inventory APIv1.5.0



This call disables the inventory location that is specified in the merchantLocationKey path parameter. Sellers can not load/modify inventory to disabled inventory locations. Note that disabling an inventory location will not affect any active eBay listings associated with the disabled location, but the seller will not be able modify the offers associated with a disabled inventory location.

The authorization HTTP header is the only required request header 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 through the call URI to disable the specified inventory location.

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.

OAuth scope

This request requires a User access token with the following scope(s):

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: Some item IDs, user IDs, or other data in these samples might no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, you can substitute current eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Disable a Location

This example disables an existing location. Disabled locations are not discoverable by location services, and can later be enabled by the Enable a Location call.


Specify the location you want to disable with the merchantLocationKey path parameter.


If the call is successful, returns an empty response body.