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Create a new listing that uses virtual tracking

This page describes how to create a new FBA listing that uses virtual tracking, which relies on the manufacturer barcode. If you want to make changes to existing FBA product listings, go to How to switch from using Amazon barcodes to manufacturer barcodes .

Note: Virtual tracking with the manufacturer barcode is available only for inventory that is fulfilled by Amazon. For more information, go to List products for Fulfilment by Amazon.

You can change your barcode settings for new shipments and inventory not yet received at a fulfilment centre.

To use the manufacturer barcode for tracking, products must meet the eligibility requirements listed on Using FBA virtual tracking.

When using manufacturer barcodes, products must meet eligibility requirements listed on Using FBA virtual tracking. In addition, for products that are approved by the Amazon Brand Registry, ASINs must be linked to a parent brand using a global category owner identification number. For more information, visit About Amazon Brand Registry.

Note: If your product doesn’t meet the virtual tracking eligibility requirements, you may be able to get an exemption to use the manufacturer barcode by applying with Amazon Brand Registry and enrolling your ASIN in the program. Non-brand-registered sellers would be required to apply Amazon barcodes for the ineligible product.

Create a new listing for eligible products

To create a new listing that uses the manufacturer barcode, first enable manufacturer barcode in your Fulfilment by Amazon settings.

Then follow these steps:

  1. From the Inventory drop-down menu, select Add a Product.
  2. Find your product in Amazon’s catalogue by entering the product name, UPC, EAN, JAN, ISBN, or ASIN in the search field.
  3. If your product is returned in the search results, select New from the Select a condition drop-down menu on the right.
    Note: If you can’t find your product in the Amazon catalogue, click Create a new listing on the left and follow the prompts.
  4. Click Sell this product.
    Note: Some products may require approval to sell. If the product requires approval, click Apply to sell and submit an application.
  5. Enter a new Seller SKU and a price, and in the Item condition drop-down menu, select New. In the Fulfilment channel section, select Amazon will ship and provide customer service (Fulfilled by Amazon).
  6. In Shipping options, select your desired shipping speed, and click Save and finish.
  7. On the Convert to Fulfilled by Amazon page, complete the Add dangerous goods information section, and click Save and continue.
  8. Click Convert and send inventory, and continue with your shipping plan.

Create a new listing that uses virtual tracking


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