ebay no return policy

by Jessie Raynor Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago

Here are the return policy options that are available:

  • No returns
  • 30 days, free returns
  • 30 days, at buyer’s expense
  • 60 days, free returns
  • 60 days, at buyer’s expense

Ebay doesn't allow sellers with a No Return policy not to offer refunds if a buyer files a claim for Not as described. Whether that claim is filed properly or fraudulently. So in your particular case you should just tell your buyer to return for refund.

Full Answer

Does eBay have a return policy?

  • Research other sellers’ return policies for similar items to keep yours competitive
  • High-quality photos minimize the need for a return—make listings as detailed as possible
  • Review your return preferences regularly to ensure they continue to meet your business needs
  • Issue prompt refunds, preferably within 2 business days

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What is eBay 30 day return policy?

You can choose to offer one of the following return policies:

  • No returns
  • 30-day buyer-paid returns
  • 30-day free returns
  • 60-day buyer-paid returns
  • 60-day free returns

Can you refuse a return on eBay?

You can refuse a return if you want to lose the item & have eBay refund the buyer without returning the item. Your no returns applies to buyer remorse. See the eBay Money Back Guarantee on your listing. Accept the return before the case times out & provide a label. Then hope you receive the correct item back & in good order.

How eBay sellers can prevent returns?

eBay sellers can prevent returns by describing the item correctly, including good photos, authenticating items, and understanding the item for sale.


Can I return something on eBay if it says no returns?

Even if you specify “no returns accepted,” under the eBay Money Back Guarantee, the buyer can still return an item if it doesn't match the listing description.

Do I have to allow returns on eBay?

You can choose whether to accept returns if a buyer changes their mind about a purchase. However, if an item arrives damaged, doesn't match the listing description, or if the buyer receives the wrong item, you'll generally need to accept the return.

What happens if eBay seller doesn't accept return?

If we determine that the seller did not meet their return requirements: The buyer will receive a refund for the full cost of the item and original shipping, and. The seller will be required to reimburse eBay for the amount of the refund, and. The buyer may not be required to return the item.

Can eBay force me to accept a return?

eBay enforces their policies automatically in many cases, as you have found out. If you accept returns, then you accept all returns. The only thing that differs is who pays for the return shipping, which is based on your policy, as long as the buyer chooses a reason for the return that is not related to seller error.

How do I fight a return on eBay?

How to appeal a decisionGo to your Seller Dashboard - opens in new window or tab.Expand Closed without seller resolution to see your options.Select See cases and find the item in the list.Select See details and then send us an appeal.

Do eBay business sellers have to accept returns?

All sellers on eBay, business and private, have to state a returns policy (private sellers can state that they don't accept returns, but they're still subject to eBay's Money Back Guarantee). Business sellers have to make customers aware of their right to cancel and give buyers a minimum of 14 days to request a return.

Is it legal to not accept returns?

Customer Returns and Refunds Under Federal Law While many retailers have decided this makes for the best business practice, they aren't legally required to accept returns. Rather, retailers are required to accept returns only if the sold good is defective or if they otherwise break the sales contract.

What does it mean when a seller doesn't accept returns?

Choosing no returns does not mean, if forced to take a return for SNAD, the seller agrees to forfeit the item. It simply means that the buyer cannot return an item for buyer's remorse reasons and, if returning for SNAD, returns it in EXACTLY the same way returns are done for returns sellers.

How do I decline a refund request?

No matter what means of communication you pick, you should be firm and polite. Use active language in your communication. Instead of saying “Your case has been investigated” and “The refund can't be provided”, go for “I have carefully looked into your situation” and “We can't issue a refund according to our policy”.

Can eBay make you refund a buyer?

As a seller, you can issue refunds through Seller Hub or My eBay. Sellers can also issue a refund through a cancellation or return request, or a report that an item hasn't arrived. Additionally, eBay can issue a refund to your buyer as the result of an eBay Money Back Guarantee case or payment dispute.

Why is eBay automatically accepting returns?

In 2017, eBay wanted to streamline buyers' and sellers' return process by automatically accepting return requests and supplying a return label with the seller's address. Even worse, the seller needs to pay eBay for issuing the return label.

Who pays for return shipping eBay?

You pay for return shipping if you're returning the item because you changed your mind, and the seller's return policy states that buyers are responsible for return shipping.

Where's My Item?

If you didn't get your item, you're covered under eBay Money Back Guarantee. We'll make sure you either receive the item you ordered, or get your money back.

Returning Items

If your item arrives damaged, doesn't match the listing description, or is the wrong item, you can return it for a refund. If you've changed your mind and want to return it, you can ask the seller if they'll accept a return.

How Sellers Manage Returns & Refunds

If a buyer doesn’t receive their item, they’re entitled to a refund unless you can provide tracking information showing that it was delivered.

How To Return eBay Products?

The item return process may depend on the seller’s policy. Here is a step by step process that you will need to follow:

How Strict Is The eBay Return Policy?

It’s unclear how strict the return policy is on eBay as there are various policy options. You may be able to return the item within the specific amount of days since receiving it (unless stated otherwise by the seller as a no-return item).

eBay Exchange Policy

An exchange policy may exist if the seller has multiple items. On the eBay website, there appears to be no specific guidelines regarding the exchange of items. You may want to contact the seller about exchanging an item and whether or not it’s possible.

eBay Refund Policy

eBay has a Money Back Guarantee that the seller must honor regardless if they have a return policy or not. They must have within 30 days to refund the buyer.

Does eBay Accept Returns After 30 Days?

Unfortunately, after the 30 Day period (or after the set return period), there will be no returns accepted. If there is a no return policy, the item cannot be returned regardless.

How Long Do eBay Refunds Take?

On average, refunds should be processed within 2 business days after the seller receives the return. The fund will be available within 3 to 5 days thereafter. You will be refunded based on the payment method you have used during the initial purchase.

Can I Return eBay Products After Use?

This may depend on the product that is being used. It may also be up to the seller as to whether or not they may sell it after use.

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