It’s the perfect place to go to declutter or find your new look. Letting go has never felt so good – it’s almost as good as finding your new favorite thing. And we’re here to help.
Our team is always trying to find new ways to make exchanging items even easier. This means at-home pickups, same-day delivery, and a curated list of items you’ll love.
Looking to sell and shop in the Mercari marketplace? Here’s how it all works.
Whether you’re decluttering your home or looking to make some money, selling your stuff on Mercari is fast and easy. We recommend opting into messages from our team to stay up-to-date on your listings and orders.
You can list almost anything that can ship. Check out our list of Prohibited Items to know what we don’t allow in the marketplace.
Listing an item is simple. Take some photos, write your description, and add a brand name.
Taking good photos
Describing your item
Pricing it right
When you list an item, we’ll recommend a shipping weight and the cheapest carrier option in that weight class. You can choose to cover shipping yourself or have the buyer pay at checkout.
Mercari labels are covered with up to $200 Shipping Protection and are a flat-fee for all 50 states. Plus, you’ll save an average of 30% off retail rates.
If you’re shipping something oversized, bulky, or fragile you’ve got options.
Save up to 60% off retail carrier rates. Straight to your inbox.
Recommended for experienced sellers with larger items.
The UPS Store Certified Packing Experts® will package your item and ship it for you.
When one of your items sells, we’ll email you your Mercari prepaid label. We ask that you ship the item within 3 business days so the buyer can get their order on time.
Package the item with care
Ship within 3 business days
Confirm your shipment
Once the item is delivered to the buyer, they have 3 days to open the package and rate the transaction. If they run into any issues, they can contact us through the help center.
We’ll remind the buyer to rate you. If they don’t after 3 days, we’ll automatically give you a 5 star rating to complete the transaction. Then you’ll get paid!
You can cash out your balance in minutes with Instant Pay. If you don’t mind waiting a few days, you can also request a direct deposit from your balance page.
To access your balance, go to your profile page > Balance.
For Instant Pay, you’ll need:
Note: Instant Pay is only available in the latest version of the Mercari app.
To cash out, you’ll need:
You can find thousands of deals on your favorite brands in the Mercari marketplace. We have authenticated handbags, brand new kitchenware, outdoor activities, and so much more.
Browse thousands of items in the marketplace by searching with keywords or filtering by brand. Save your searches and we’ll send you updates on similar listings.
Once you’ve found something you love, you can chat with the seller to get more info.
Like an item if you want to save it for later – we’ll let you know if the price drops. We’ll also add items you might like to your “For you” tab in the app under “Likes.”
Found the perfect thing? Add it to your cart to complete your checkout all at once. If you’re looking for a better deal, you can make an offer to the seller.
We ask sellers to ship out orders within 3 business days.
Receive your item as described or your money back for eligible orders. Learn more here.
We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, and Apple Pay. You can also pay for all or part of your purchase with Mercari credit or by using your Mercari balance.
Currently, Mercari can’t accept payment methods which were issued outside of the United States.
We hope you find your new favorite thing.