Flipkart FAQ

Flipkart FAQ

1) Who can sell on Flipkart

A manufacturer can become a seller on Flipkart.

Traders can become sellers on Flipkart.

Individuals can create a proprietary firm and become a seller on Flipkart. To start a business with Flipkart simply by visiting seller.flipkart.com.

2) What do I need to do to become a seller on Flipkart?

To sell products on Flipkart, you will need to register. Before you register, you need to create a company, get its PAN and GST registration as well as open a bank account. Also, keep ready address and ID proof.

3) How do I register as a seller?

Registering on Flipkart is easy. Navigate to seller.flipkart.com, which is the Flipkart hub for sellers.

Fill in your email ID and phone number and click on “start selling.”

Fill in the details to complete the registration process on Flipkart.

You can contact Flipkart customer care for help and guidance or drop a mail at seller@flipkart.com. Flipkart’s toll-free number is 080 6798 1111.

4) How do I know when registration is complete?

Registration as a seller on Flipkart is 3 step process.

1. Fill in the details

2. Manage profiles

3. Carry out the verification process

If all documents are in order, you will receive the approval. If not, you need to take corrective action. Verification of email and phone numbers will take place during the process.

5) How to start a business with Flipkart?

Starting a business with Flipkart involves following a few steps

1. listing your products along with photographs

2. short write-up of products you wish to sell.

You can only sell if you have a least 5 products in the listing.

To start listing products, you must log into your account at the seller portal and choose the listing tab and click on add a listing.

For help, you can always call the Flipkart customer number.

6) Does Flipkart charge for listing?

To sell products on Flipkart involves registration and listing that are free of charge. You only pay from your earnings when products are sold.

7) What about pricing products?

If you wish to achieve success in how to sell on Flipkart, you need to price products right. When you price a product, you must understand Flipkart seller fees and all other charges that are deducted from the final amount.

8) Who handles shipping?

Flipkart delivers to over 1000 locations in India. They have specified pick-up locations from where parcels are picked up through their courier services partner. If your city PIN code is not on the list, Flipkart will not handle shipping. When Flipkart adds the PIN code, it will notify you by email. You can call Flipkart helpline no. in case you have queries.

9) Is GST necessary?

GST registration certificate is mandatory for Flipkart business except for some select exempt items.

10) Do I need to PAN?

The income tax department issues PAN, and it is mandatory if you wish to sell products on Flipkart.

11) Is there competition on Flipkart among sellers?

Becoming an online seller involves a lot of competition from sellers based all over India on Flipkart.

WS Retail, the biggest seller, had more than 20% share of sales on Flipkart, which exceeded the limit, so Flipkart formed a retail net seller address along with others such as supercomputers, all of which are part of Flipkart.

12) Does Flipkart offer seller support?

Flipkart offers full support to sellers, and Flipkart’s helpline no for sellers is 080-6798-1111. Flipkart’s customer care service is excellent.

13) Can a seller be blacklisted?

If the seller sells fake products or breaches the contract or does anything unfair, his account can be suspended. In such cases, sellers can after six months.

14) What is a preferred seller?

Any seller who is considered by Flipkart as best for a particular product is a preferred seller and shows up at the top of the seller’s list. It depends on the pricing and quality of service of the seller.

15) What are tier 1 and tier 2 sellers?

When you start a Flipkart business, you will be put into the tier 2 level, in which case you get paid after ten days. Sell 30 products and last a month, and you will be upgraded to tier 1, in which case you receive payment after five days.