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Document requirements to sell Safety Risk Products

Amazon helps you to ensure that you are providing the best and highest quality products to customers. Requesting proof of compliance with regulations and governmental certifications are one of several ways Amazon works toward helping you to provide safe products. Please review the documents you may need to provide when applying to list your products on Amazon.

The documents required to list your products may differ based on the product you are listing and the requirements to sell a specific product in a particular country.

Documents that may be accepted include (but are not limited to):

  • Certificates
  • Declarations
  • Invoices
  • Pictures of product packaging

Documents that may be requested in this country, the documents required could be one or combination of the following depending on the products you plan to list:

Declaration of Conformity:

The Declaration of Conformity is a document issued by the manufacturer of a product or the first party to place the product on the market. This document declares that the product meets all applicable directives.

For help with drafting a declaration of conformity, or to ensure that the declaration of conformity provided to you by a supplier meets appropriate standards, visit the https://europa.eu/youreurope/business/product/ce-mark/index_en.htm.

Type Approval certificate:

A certificate from Saudi communication and information regulatory commission for wireless telecom products.

Invoice:

The invoice is a document that shows the purchase and transfer of units of products from a manufacturer or distributor to a reseller. Amazon may contact suppliers to confirm the validity of the invoice.

Product Packaging Picture:

Amazon requires a picture or set of pictures of the product or its packaging to ensure the product meets labelling requirements for the KSA. Amazon does not accept mock-up label designs or computer-generated images.

Saudi Food and Drug Authority:

A certificate showing approval of specialized authority for types of food, drug, & cosmetics in KSA.

Saudi Quality Mark:

This type of certification is granted on a factory level, and involves factory audits. It is considered the highest forms of certifications in KSA.

Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices:

A GMP document ensures compliance and traceability of all development, manufacturing, and testing activities.

Certificate of Analysis:

A document issued by quality assurance entities verifying the adherence to product specifications and standards of production of certain products such as food products and drugs. We require the certificate to obtain the actual test results performed on the product batch.

Test Report:

A document that records data obtained from the tests performed in order to ensure that products are complainant with the appropriate thresholds and needs of the tested products.

Test reports should be obtained from accredited test labs.

Certificate of Conformity (CoC) from SASO:

A certificate shows compliance to the national standards of Saudi Arabia, it is issued through an online system called SABER.

G-Mark Type Approval Certificate:

Certificate granted for toys, and Low voltage equipment (house appliances) after successful testing, that are being imported to countries in the Gulf region.

Business / company registration document:

Business licenses are permits issued by government agencies that allow individuals or companies to conduct business within the government's geographical jurisdiction (e.g., you are a registered company in the KSA with a trade license).

Documents that will not be accepted as invoices:

  • Pro-Forma Invoices – a quote or estimated invoice sent in advance of a shipment, it is not a demand for payment showing items shipped.
  • Commercial Invoices – an invoice used for customs purposes to assess the amount of duties or taxes owed for import or export.
  • Sales or Purchase Orders – an order for units of product sent by the purchasing company.
  • Receipts or Order Confirmations – confirmation that an order was made, whether in a physical store or through an online retailer.

For more information about selling products with safety selling restrictions, see Selling Restrictions on Safety Risk Products.

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