A Guide to become a Flipkart Seller

A Step By Step Guide on How to become a Flipkart Seller

A Guide to become a Flipkart Seller

E-commerce is booming in India – thanks to shopping portals like Flipkart, SnapDeal and Amazon, which has revolutionized the online shopping experience for Indian consumers. Innovative models like cash on delivery and same-day delivery backed by low prices have spurred more customer to purchase online, making Flipkart – India’s largest electronic commerce store. Flipkart sold merchandize worth more than USD 1 billion during the financial year 2013-14 and has a customer base of over 2.6 crores registered users. Flipkart currently ships over 50 lakhs shipments each month and generates over 80 lakh daily page visits. Therefore, there is a tremendous business opportunity for those who sell on Flipkart by becoming a Flipkart seller. In this article, we look at how to become a Flipkart seller and sell on Flipkart.

Benefits of selling on Flipkart

Now that you are set up with the legalities of your business, it’s time to get on Flipkart.

But why Flipkart?

With more than 100 million registered users on Flipkart, it is one of the biggest ecommerce platforms in India. Flipkart was the pioneer and has led India in its ecommerce journey.

So if you have decided to sell your products online, Flipkart is an obvious choice. What makes it even better is its logistics. Flipkart enables you to distribute your products to every corner in India. It even helps you package and warehouse your products for a small fee. If not, the logistic partner will come right to your doorstep to pick your products for delivery.

Apart from the obvious benefits, here are some other benefits of being a Flipkart seller.

Quick Payments: When your bank accounts are linked to your Flipkart seller account, the payments for the products, which are purchased by the customers, are easily and quickly transferred to the seller’s bank account.

Attractive Reward Programme: Flipkart has many reward and initiative programmes for the seller partners with less commissions and plenty of other advantages.

Reaching Customers: The advancement of technology with Flipkart has made it more accessible to reach ten crore customers across India.

Dedicated Pick up Services: Your job stops at keeping the product ready once a customer purchases from you through Flipkart. You need not dispatch it as Flipkart offers dedicated pickup service to deliver the product to the customers.

A Guide to become a Flipkart Seller

Step 1

Go to Go to the section of “Register Today”. Click on “Start Selling”.

Step 2

Once you do that, Fill in all the necessary details on the seller account form and click on “Sign Up”.

Step 3

Once you enter the details, you will receive an email. This means you have successfully registered yourself with Flipkart. Now move forward to the next step. 

Step 4

After you complete step 2, Enter Your pin code and click on “verify”. After pin code verification you will have to enter your pick up address. Once you do that, click on “Continue”.

Step 5

Then you have to enter your business details and select on your convenient Option. Click on “continue”

Step 6

You will then be redirected to the bank page. Select on your convenient option and click “continue”

Step 7

You will receive a verification mail. Verify your email and get started with your online selling.

Step 8

After you verify your account, you will be redirected to a page.

Step 9

Fill up those categories and move on to the next step. Upload a scanned copy of every document as well.

  1. Fill up the name of your store

2. Your Business Details

3. Your Virtual Signature

4. Your Bank Details

5. A photo of a canceled cheque

6. List of products you want to sell.

Step 10

That’s it! You are done. Once you provide the details, you will be officially eligible to sell products on Flipkart.

If you have any doubts, you can check the FAQ page of Flipkart.