2 min overview

Shipping your items

Find out everything you need to know about shipping on eBay.

Below, you'll find helpful links to articles covering everything from setting up your shipping options in your listing, to printing labels and tracking the item once you've shipped it to your buyer.

  1. Shipping and delivery services
  2. Shipping rates and discounts
  3. Selling internationally
  4. Packaging, labels, and tracking
  5. Returns shipping

Shipping and delivery services 

Setting up your shipping options

Learn about the range of shipping options that you can offer buyers.

Delivery date options for sellers

Learn how delivery dates are estimated, and the advantages of free shipping messages in listings.

Offer local pickup

When you offer local pickup, you can arrange to meet your buyer so they can collect the item in person.

eBay standard envelope

Use eBay standard envelope to ship lightweight items up to 3 oz, such as trading cards, stamps, or coins. 

Handing off your packages to shipping carriers

Learn about your range of options for dropping off your packages at USPS, UPS, and FedEx. 


Shipping rates and discounts

Shipping rates for sellers

Find out about shipping rates, and how to calculate your delivery costs.

Using our shipping calculator

When you use calculated shipping, we use our shipping calculator to automatically update the shipping charge a buyer sees, based on their location and your shipping services.

Offer combined shipping

With combined shipping, you can combine shipping fees for your buyer either before or after they've paid. 

Maximum shipping costs

Learn the maximum shipping costs in each category, and find out how they are determined.

Shipping discounts

You can offer shipping discounts to your buyers using flat rate or calculated shipping rules. Learn how shipping discounts work, and how to apply them to your listings.

Shipping insurance

Learn about your shipping insurance options with ShipCover USPS, UPS, and FedEx.


Selling internationally

International shipping for sellers

Grow your business by making your items available to international buyers. Find out how to get started.

eBay International Shipping

With eBay International Shipping you can reach more buyers globally, and international shipping, returns, and refunds are handled on your behalf.

eBay international standard delivery

Use eBay international standard delivery labels to ship your items to buyers in over 210 countries. Simply print the label and we'll handle international shipping for you.


Packages, labels and tracking 

Printing and voiding shipping labels

Find out how to create, print, reprint and void a shipping label, how to ship an order in multiple packages, how to print packing slips, and more. 

Track items you've sold

Learn how to upload tracking details for items you've shipped to a buyer.

Packing your sold items

Read our packing tips and learn how to pack irregularly shaped items. 

USPS and UPS package types

Find out what USPS and UPS shipping options are available for your package.


Returns shipping

Return shipping for sellers

Find out how to send an eBay shipping label to your buyer, how to provide your own label, or accommodate the return another way.

Manage returns, missing items, and refunds for sellers

See our overview page on managing buyer issues such as missing items and return requests.

How to handle a return request as a seller

Learn what to do if a buyer wishes to return an item to you.

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