Zero fees

Now's a great time to start selling!

We thought you'd like to give selling on eBay a try. That's why, from May 21-27, we're making it absolutely FREE for you to list and sell one item.

  • Zero Fees to list one item
  • Zero Final Value Fees when item sells*
  • Free pictures

Check out our Quick Start Guide for selling tips and start making some extra cash. Try it noiw!

*Auction style or Fixed Price listings only. Restrictions apply. See below for full details.

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Who's eligible?

Sellers who list in the Auction-style or Fixed Price format from May 21 through May 27, 2012, will pay no Insertion Fee, and no Final Value Fee ("Promotion") for one listing. The Buy It Now option and additional pictures can be added to this listing for free as well.

This Promotion is available by invitation only. If you qualify for participation, you will have received an email, and/or a message in My eBay. The Promotion is then activated with your eBay User ID. The Promotion is for you only and is not transferrable.

Please note: For sellers listing with any tool other than the latest version of the Sell Your Item form, the Promotional Rate will not be shown during the listing process. Instead, the discount will be reflected in the "View Account Status" section in My eBay, as well as in your next invoice.

When is it?
This Promotion starts on Monday, May 21, 2012, at 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second), and will end on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at 23:59:59 PT (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds), for listings on www.ebay.com (the "Promotion Period").
How do I get the Promotional Rate?
This Promotion is available by invitation only. You will automatically receive the Promotional Rate when you list an item through the Sell Your Item Form, eBay Seller Tools, eBay Mobile apps and most third-party tools.

Summary of Restrictions & Exclusions. Please take time to read the full terms for all the details.

  • You can list a maximum of 1 item as part of this Promotion on the U.S. site, www.ebay.com, and eBay Motors at www.eBayMotors.com (Parts & Accessories only).
  • Fees for optional features (such as Reserve Price, Subtitle, Gallery Plus, 10-day listings upgrade fee, listing in 2 categories, etc.) will still apply. 10-day listings will not be charged an Insertion Fee, but will continue to be subject to the listing upgrade fee. For listing in 2 categories, you'll be charged at standard rates for the second category. Any applicable PayPal fees will still apply.
  • This Promotion does not apply to the following: items listed in eBay Motors Passenger Vehicles, Motorcycles, Boats, Power Sports, Other Vehicles, Motors Local Market, Professional Services, Real Estate, Classified Ad listings. The following business and industrial categories are excluded from the Promotion: Tractors & Farm Machinery (91952), Antique Tractors & Equipment (45009), Heavy Equipment (25249), Concession Trailers & Carts (67145), Imaging & Aesthetics Equipment (92036), Forklifts & Other Lifts (97185), Manufacturing Equipment (92080), Metalworking Equipment (92082), and Commercial Printing Presses (26247).
  • The Promotional Rate does not apply to listings with a start date prior to May 21, 2012, including those listings revised during the Promotion Period. Additionally, the Promotional Rate will not apply to listings scheduled to start after the Promotion Period.
How will this apply to me?
From May 21 through May 27, 2012, you can list a maximum of 1 item in the Auction-style or Fixed Price format for free and pay no Insertion Fee and no Final Value Fee. Additional pictures and the Buy It Now option can be added to this listing for free as well. This Promotion is available only to eBay members who received an invitation by email and/or a message in their My eBay account.
What are the fees?

During the Promotion Period, there will be no Insertion Fee or Final Value Fee for one listing in the Auction-style or Fixed Price format on the U.S. site, www.ebay.com, and eBay Motors at www.eBayMotors.com (Parts & Accessories only), as reflected in the fee table below. Please note: the free Insertion Fee and Final Value Fee will be applied to the same listing. A listing created prior to May 21, 2012, and scheduled to start during the Promotion Period, will be eligible to receive the Promotional Rate. Additional optional feature fees apply.

Auction-style format
Starting Price Auction-style Insertion Fee Promotional Rate for Insertion Fee
$0.01 - $0.99 $0.10 FREE for 1 listing
$1.00 - $9.99 $0.25 FREE for 1 listing
$10.00 - $24.99 $0.50 FREE for 1 listing
$25.00 - $49.99 $0.75 FREE for 1 listing
$50.00 - $199.99 $1.00 FREE for 1 listing
$200.00 or more $2.00 FREE for 1 listing
Fixed Price Format
Starting Price Fixed Price Insertion Fee Promotional Rate for Insertion Fee
Any Start Price $0.50 FREE for 1 listing
Final Value Fee
Closing Price Regular Final Value Fee Price Discounted Final Value Fee Price
Item not sold No Fee No Fee
All Closing Prices Varies by format and category FREE for 1 listing

Note: Optional feature fees (such as Reserve Price, Subtitle, Gallery Plus, 10-day listings upgrade fee, listing in 2 categories, etc.) and any PayPal fees will still apply.