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How to Set Up your eBay Seller Account

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

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Here is how to set up an individual account

This is recommended for casual sellers or if you just want to dabble and dip your toes into selling on eBay. If you’re a business seller, scroll down to and learn how to set up a business account.

Here is how to set up an business account

Are you a seller with a full-fledged business?

Why open an account on ebay.com.my or ebay.com.sg when you’re selling CBT?

You will be entitled to local customer service support, local selling limit increase procedures and other benefits designed specifically for sellers in South East Asia.

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Don’t have a PayPal for Business account?

  • Go to PayPal Malaysia or PayPal Singapore 
  • Follow these steps to open PayPal business account.
  • Link your credit card with your PayPal Business account.
  • (Malaysia) You will receive a 4-digit verification number via SMS if you register with your mobile number.
  • (Singapore) Your 4-digit verification number will appear in you bank statement after a few days.
  • Link your bank account with your PayPal Business account to receive payment.

Next step: increase your selling limit!

All new sellers have a default limit of 10 items or USD500. Follow these steps to sell more on eBay.

I’ve set things up, what happens now?

Congrats! To start listing, go to the eBay site of your chosen market and start listing: Ebay.com (United States) Ebay.com.au (Australia) eBay.co.uk (United Kingdom) eBay.de (Germany)