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Selling and shipping nationwide

Last updated November 2, 2017

To help sellers be even more successful, and to satisfy more buyers, OfferUp is testing ways to enable sellers to ship items to buyers across the United States.

To qualify for shipping, items must weigh less than 20lbs, be smaller than 108 inches in length + girth, and be offered for sale at less than $500. Sellers are responsible for complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mailing. Please see the USPS shipping restrictions webpage for more information.

Buyers are responsible for paying for shipping, and sellers are responsible for paying a nationwide listing fee. Both shipping and listing fees can vary, so the amounts are shown in the app for each item.

How shipping works

The local buying and selling experience doesn't change, but sellers now have the option to also make their items available nationwide, using ground shipping through the US Postal Service.

  1. When a seller posts an item, they can choose Sell and ship nationwide.

  2. OfferUp buyers across the US can see the item, and that it can be shipped to them.

  3. The buyer chooses Ship to me, then pays the sale price plus a shipping fee through the app using OfferUp payments.

  4. The buyer enters a shipping-to address, and the seller enters a shipping-from address.

  5. The seller gets a pre-paid, printable USPS shipping label by email, packages the item securely, and gives it to the US Postal Service.

  6. When the buyer receives the package, they have 3 days to evaluate it. When the buyer accepts the item, the seller gets their payment minus the fee for showing nationwide. The seller can then move their money to their bank account.

So far, shipping on OfferUp is only a test. We'd love to hear what you think!

Shipping is subject to the OfferUp Terms of Service.

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