Amazon MWS
  

Frequently Asked Questions



Q: How much does it cost to use Amazon MWS?
Q: I am an Amazon seller and I want authorize a developer to access my selling account using Amazon MWS. What should I do?
Q: I am an Amazon seller who has authorized a developer to access my selling account using Amazon MWS. How do I revoke that authorization?
Q: I am an Amazon seller and I want to use a desktop application to access my selling account. What should I do?

Q: How much does it cost to use Amazon MWS?
There are no fees associated with Amazon MWS, but you must have at Professional selling plan to use it. For more information, see
Selling plans in the Seller Central Help.


Q: I am an Amazon seller and I want authorize a developer to access my selling account using Amazon MWS. What should I do?
Use the following instructions to authorize an application developer to access your selling account using Amazon MWS. The application developer should have given you their Developer ID.
  1. Go to the User Permissions page in Seller Central and log into your Amazon seller account as the primary user.
  2. Click the Authorize a developer button.
  3. In the Developer name text box, the enter the name of the application developer that you are authorizing. This doesn't need to be the exact name; it is merely for your reference in the future.
  4. In the Developer ID text box, the enter the Developer ID provided by your application developer and then click Authorize a developer.

    Your MWS Auth Token appears.

  5. Follow the instructions given to you by your application developer to provide them with the MWS Auth Token from the previous step and your Seller ID.



Q: I am an Amazon seller who has authorized a developer to access my selling account using Amazon MWS. How do I revoke that authorization?
To revoke authorization for a developer to access your seller account:
  1. Go to the User Permissions page in Seller Central and log into your selling account as the primary user.
  2. In the Current Authorizations table, view the list of developers who are currently authorized to access your selling account.
  3. Click Revoke access for the authorization that you want to revoke.



Q: I am an Amazon seller and I want to use a desktop application to access my selling account. What should I do?
To use a desktop application you must first register as a developer:
  1. Go to the User Permissions page in Seller Central and log into your Amazon seller account as the primary user.
  2. In the Amazon MWS Developer Permissions section, click the Register as a developer button.
  3. Fill out the Register as a developer form.

    Be sure to click the Verify button to verify email addresses that you enter.

  4. Click the Sign up button.

    Your Developer ID appears.

  5. Click Your developer credentials - Do no share these.

    Your AWS Access Key ID and Secret Key appear.

Follow the instructions given to you by your application developer to enter your credentials into the desktop application.