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Terms and conditions for Click & Collect

We may choose to make your eligible items available for Click & Collect unless you opt out of the programme. You acknowledge and agree that these Seller Terms for Click & Collect (“Terms”) apply to eligible items listed on that buyers purchase from you where they select the Click & Collect delivery option on check out. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NOT COMPLYING WITH THESE TERMS MAY RESULT IN THE DISPOSAL OF YOUR ITEM, WITHOUT RECEIVING A REFUND.

The eBay User AgreementeBay User Privacy notice and all policies posted on our site apply in addition to these Terms. If there is an inconsistency, these terms will prevail. eBay may amend these terms in accordance with the User Agreement.


Not all items on are eligible for Click & Collect. Your listing must comply with the following in order to be eligible:

eBay may alter or amend the eligibility requirements at any time by posting the amended Terms on the site and such will become effective automatically on the date the revised eligibility requirements are posted on the site.

Package requirements


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Opt out

You may opt your listings out of the Click & Collect option at an account level. To opt out you can go to My eBay > Site Preferences > Edit Click & Collect > Opt-out.


You agree not to sell any items in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including any age restrictions relating to specific items.

eBay does not take possession of the item and you agree that eBay is not a bailee. eBay and the collection point provider  exclude any and all liability (whether arising under contract, common law or statute) for any duties arising as a bailee to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

eBay is not liable for the loss or damage of any item until it has been received at the designated eBay collection point and scanned into the eBay collection point providers’  system. eBay is only liable for the item until collected by the buyer, or until the returned item is dispatched to the seller.  Please refer to the terms and conditions of carriage with your carrier if an item is lost or damaged in transit. eBay is not liable for the acts or omissions of a carrier. The maximum liability for eBay under these Terms is that set out in the User Agreement.

You indemnify eBay and the collection point provider  in full (and our officers, directors agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) for any losses or costs, including reasonable legal fees, eBay or the collection point provider incur arising out of any breach by you of these Terms, including, but not limited to, any damage to eBay collection point provider  or its personnel caused by your failure to adhere to the Excluded Goods list.

A person who is not party to these Terms has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (“CRTPA") to enforce any term (except for the collection point provider  or its insurer in respect of its rights to take action against a seller for breach of these Terms or their duty of care to the collection point) but this does not affect any right or remedy of third parties which exists or is available aside from the CRTPA.

eBay reserves the right to introduce fees for Click & Collect and will do so in accordance with the Fees section of the User Agreement.

eBay can suspend or permanently stop offering the Click & Collect delivery option at any time in its absolute discretion. Any items already dispatched remain subject to these Terms. eBay does not guarantee continuous operation of or access to its services.

Excluded goods

a. Aerosols (except for toiletry and medicinal purposes)
b. Alcoholic Beverages & Liquids
c. Ammunition
d. Animal skins
e. Asbestos
f. Wet acid or alkaline batteries (e.g. car batteries) or new and used lithium-ion and/or lithium polymer batteries when not sent with or contained in equipment, including mobile phone, digital camera and laptop batteries sent as replacements

g. Chemicals Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and anything with an orange warning square on it, or classed as dangerous within the CLP Regulation

h. Clinical and medical waste including contaminated dressings, bandages and needles

i. Controlled drugs and narcotics including cannabis, cocaine, heroin, LSD, opium and amyl nitrate

j. Corrosives including dyes, acids, corrosive paint and rust removers, caustic soda, mercury and gallium metal

k. Counterfeit currency, bank notes and stamps including any false instrument, or copy of a false instrument within the meaning of section 5 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981

l. Dry ice, e.g. UN1845 when used as a coolant for UN3373 or for other perishable items

m. Environmental waste including used batteries and used engine oil

n. Explosives including fireworks, flares, blasting caps

o. Perishable foodstuffs or any food items that required special handling or temperature control

p. Flammable liquids including petroleum, lighter fluid, flammable adhesives, solvent-based paints, wood varnish, enamels, acetone and all nail varnish removers

q. Flammable solids including magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc powder and fire lighters

r. Frozen water including packs of ice

s. Gases including flammable, non-flammable, toxic and compressed gases, new and used gas cylinders, butane, ethane, propane, refills for lighters, fire extinguishers and scuba tanks; also see Aerosols and Lighters

t. Human or animal remains including ashes

u. Infectious substances and pathogens (UN2814 or UN2900) as classified in the latest edition of the Technical Instructions for Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air published by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

v. Ivory and ivory products

w. Lighters or refills containing flammable liquid or gas including used butane, petrol cigar and cigarette lighters

x. Live animals and reptiles including snakes, mice and rodents

y. Live creatures, eggs, insects and invertebrates

z. Magnetised material with a magnetic field strength of 0.418A/metre or more at a distance of 4.6 metres from the outside of the package (including certain Public Address systems)

aa. Matches including safety matches

bb. Obscene publications and unlawful indecent images including obscene or extreme pornography as detailed in Part 5 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 and indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs of a child as detailed in section 160 and 161 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988

cc. Oxidising materials and organic peroxides including disinfectants, nitrates and hair dyes or colourants containing peroxide

dd. Paints, wood varnishes and enamels - solvent-based except nail varnish or nail polish with a volume of 30ml or less

ee. Perfumes or aftershaves with volume per item of 150ml or more

ff. Pesticides including weed killer and any chemical used to kill pests and insects, such as fly sprays

gg. Plants

hh. Poisons, toxic liquids, solids or gases including substances that are liable to cause death or injury if swallowed or inhaled or by skin contact, such as arsenic, beryllium, cyanide, fluorine, rat poison

ii. Sex toys

jj. Radioactive material and samples classified as dangerous goods in the latest edition of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air published by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) such as luminous dials from aircraft

kk. Tickets for illegal lotteries and related advertisements

ll. Waste, dirt, filth or refuse including household waste

mm. Weapons, including firearms as defined in Section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968, CS gas and pepper sprays, flick knives, tasers and stun guns

Any item that is already prohibited or restricted on eBay can‘ t be delivered using Click & Collect.

There are also items that may not be allowed under certain restricted categories.

Examples of restricted categories include:
Art > Mixed Media
Business, Office & Industrial > Agriculture / Farming > Livestock Supplies
Business, Office & Industrial > Hand Tools > Saws
Cars, Motorcycles & Vehicles > Cars > Batteries
Collectables > Animals > Taxidermy
Crafts > Painting, Drawing & Art
Garden & Patio > Fertiliser / Soil Improvement
Home furniture & DIY > Appliances
Vehicle parts & Accessories >Oils, Fluids & Lubricants > Spray Lubricants

Note: This list is not exhaustive. Typically, if the category you‘re listing in is not supported by Click & Collect, your listing in that category will not be enabled.

Click and Collect - eBay category exclusions (PDF, 470 KB)

Last updated: 2 June 2020


Do I have to integrate my systems with an eBay Collection Point location or a third-party listing provider?

No. Our technology manages the process and we work seamlessly with third party providers.

Can I opt out of this scheme?

In the unlikely event you don't want to offer a Click & Collect service for your buyers, you can opt-out from Site Preferences in My eBay. If you change your mind, you can always opt back in to offer Click & Collect.

How can buyers return Click & Collect items?

Items can't be returned to an eBay collection point, but buyers can return items directly to you according to your returns policy. The returns period - when buyers need to inform you that they want to return an item, starts as soon as the item arrives at the eBay collection point  and not when the item is collected.

What happens when a buyer does not collect an item?

You're responsible for getting the item to an eBay collection point. If the buyer doesn't collect the item after 7 days of it being received  at the eBay collection point, it will be returned to you at our expense provided the item has been delivered with a legible eCP code and meets the  eligibility requirements set out in these Terms. Once you receive the item back, you'll be prompted to issue a refund.

Do I need to change my carrier in order to be eligible?

No, we have now made all carriers eligible.

How do I make sure my listing is eligible?

In order for Click & Collect to be added to your listings you need to have been opted in by us.

In order for your listing(s) to be eligible for Click & Collect:

What happens if I need to send an item with multiple parts?

Make sure you send any item with multiple parts in just one parcel where possible. This will minimize the risk of any part being rejected or lost, and will make it more straightforward for the customer to collect.

Are there any size and weight limits for Click & Collect?

Yes. Your item must weigh less than 15kg. No one side of the parcel can exceed 90cm with max dimensions of 0.324 cubic metres (including packaging).. Make sure you've stated the weight and dimension in your listing in the 'Package details' section (not only in the item specifics).Any items that are too large will be rejected at the eBay Collection Point location and may be disposed of.

Are the eBay Collection Point locations in Northern Ireland included in the scheme?

Yes they are.