Amazon gated categories are restricted categories of products that require sellers to be approved to join. The reason Amazon gates some categories is to ensure that customers shop with confidence without having to worry about counterfeits, illegal, or dangerous products. For some products and categories, Amazon asks sellers to pay additional fees, conduct performance checks, and produce specific qualifications before approval.

If you’re interested in selling in an Amazon gated category, read on! We’ll share with you how to request approval and get it quickly.

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