Jan 11, 2015
TnT Editor

How To Sell Product on Flipkart (Step-by-Step Guide)

The e-Commerce is completely dependent on the internet. As more and more people in the country are getting connected to the internet, the sector is getting a huge shot in the arm. The year 2014, India’s largest consumer e-commerce company Flipkart.com has announced that it hit more than $1 billion revenue and has a customer base of over 2.6 crore registered users.

Flipkart offers a different number of ways through which online retailers can sell product online easily. Therefore, there is tremendous business opportunity for those who want sell product online. With Flipkart, retailers can sales product categories such as book, electronic goods, beauty & health care, gaming, home & kitchen, mobile phones & accessories, computers, refrigerators, personal care, hair care etc.

How To Sell Product on Flipkart (Step-by-Step Guide)

Here step by step guide how to sell product on Flipkart.

To sell on Flipkart, retailers must sign up with Flipkart to become as a Flipkart Seller.

How To Step-by-Step Guide Sell Product on Flipkart

First, retailers need to decide and register a suitable business entity. The following business related information and documents must be submitted to Flipkart during the Flipkart seller registration process. Some of the documents to be submitted will vary depending on the type of business registration.

For Individual or Sole Proprietorship, documents need submit:-

Identity Proof

  • Signed declaration on the business letterhead stating that the individual owns and manages the bank account held in the name of the business.
  • Statement of bank accounting registered on Flipkart payment gateway.
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voters ID
  • Driving License
  • Any other photo identity card
  • Letter from a recognized Public Authority or Public Servant verifying identity

Address Proof

  • Telephone bill (Fixed line) in the name of the Proprietorship firm
  • Electricity bill in the name of the Proprietorship firm
  • Bank Account Statement in the name of the Proprietorship
  • Letter from Employer
  • Ration card
  • Lease or license agreement
  • Letter from a recognized Public Authority or Public Servant verifying identity

For Private Limited Company, documents need submit:-

Identity Proof

  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation of Private Limited Company
  • Copy of Memorandum of Association
  • Company PAN Card

Address Proof

  • Company Telephone bill (Fixed line)
  • Company Electricity bill
  • Lease or rental agreement

For LLP / Partnership Firm, documents need submit:-

Identity Proof

  • Partnership registration or LLP Incorporation Certificate
  • Partnership deed
  • Power of Attorney granted to a Partner or an Employee of the LLP or Partnership firm to transact business on its behalf
  • Any document identifying Partners and the person holding the Power of Attorney with their photographs
  • PAN Card of the LLP or Partnership Firm

Address Proof

  • Any official valid document confirming the address of the Partners and the persons holding the Power of Attorney
  • Firm/Partner’s Telephone bill
  • Firm/Partner’s Electricity bill
  • Lease or Rental agreement
  • Company Electricity bill
  • Lease or License agreement

Second, register tax and bank account. Once decided and registered a suitable business entity. Retailers need to register and submit tax and bank account. The documents need as follow:

  • Business name
  • PAN – PAN Card of the individual or private limited company or partnership
  • TIN – TIN Number is also known as VAT Number / Sales Tax Number / CST Number in the name of business
  • TAN – TAN is required for Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) – in the name of business
  • Bank account name
  • Bank account number
  • Bank IFSC code

Next, register with Flipkart by providing information about the business and the products the seller proposes to sell through Flipkart. The details provide include:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Pickup address / business address
  • Categories of product the business is interested in selling through Flipkart
  • Business registration documents
  • Tax registration documents

Once all the above process finished register and provide, retailers can start selling product on Flipkart.

Benefit of Selling on Flipkart.com

  • Flipkart have huge number of products in multiple categories
  • Flipkart has tie ups with multiple courier services and hence can deliver most of the products to most of the areas in time
  • Cash on Delivery option is available with a 30 day replacement warranty
  • Flipkart also launched cloth, sportswear, and cosmetics range which are of the best brands in the market.
  • Flipkart offers good discounts on many of the products available which you hardly find on other websites
  • Flipkart sells good quality, branded, and non-damaged products only

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