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If used against an unpublished offer, this call will permanently delete that offer. In the case of a published offer (or live eBay listing), a successful call will either end the single-variation listing associated with the offer, or it will remove that product variation from the eBay listing and also automatically remove that product variation from the inventory item group. In the case of a multiple-variation listing, the deleteOffer will not remove the product variation from the listing if that variation has one or more sales. If that product variation has one or more sales, the seller can alternately just set the available quantity of that product variation to 0, so it is not available in the eBay search or View Item page, and then the seller can remove that product variation from the inventory item group at a later time.


Resource URI


This method is supported in Sandbox environment. To access the endpoint, just replace the root URI with

URI parameters

offerIdstringThis path parameter specifies the unique identifier of the offer being deleted.

Use the getOffers method to retrieve offer IDs.

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

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

All other standard RESTful request headers are optional. For more information on standard RESTful request headers, see the HTTP request headers- opens rest request components page table.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Request payload

This call has no payload.

Request fields

This call has no field definitions.


HTTP response headers

This call has no response headers.

Response payload

This call has no payload.

Response fields

This call has no field definitions.

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.

204No Content
400Bad Request
404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.

25001API_INVENTORYAPPLICATIONA system error has occurred. {additionalInfo}
25713API_INVENTORYREQUESTThis Offer is not available : {additionalInfo}.


This call has no warnings.


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: Deleting an Offer

This call will delete a specific published or unpublished offer associated to the seller's acount. For published offers, a successful call will actually delete that offer and end the associated eBay listing.


The offerId value associated with the offer to delete is input into the end of the call URI. In this case, the offerId value for the offer is 3***********5.



A successful call contains an HTTP status code of 204. This method has no response payload.