Written by:Paras Katoch

How to start business on Flipkart to become a Flipkart seller

In this post, I will explain how to start business on Flipkart. If you want to be a seller on an online marketplace like Flipkart or you want to expand your already established presence, this post is for you. Learn about setting up and running your account on Flipkart as a Flipkart seller. I will take you through the list of documents required to run the marketplace business successfully including the Flipkart verification process. Check my post on How to become Amazon seller in India and set up your business on Amazon

How to start business on Flipkart, Walkthrough steps –

  • Register as a Flipkart seller
  • Flipkart seller – Required documents
  • Flipkart account verification & activation

Register as a Flipkart seller:

In order to register yourself as a Flipkart seller, you need to visit the Flipkart seller website. Once the page opens, you will see a register now button asking for your 10 digits mobile number (as shown in the image).

How to start business on Flipkart - Flipkart seller

After the number confirmation, it will ask you to enter your location address with a pin code. This will help Flipkart check its services in your area. If the area provided by you is serviceable by Flipkart, you will be allowed to follow and complete the next steps which are about documentation and verification.

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Flipkart seller – Required documents:

In this step, you need to enter and submit the soft copies of the required documents for verification purpose. Below is the list of documents required for this process –

S.NoFlipkart seller documents
1Aadhaar Card
2Pan Card
3GST Registration number
4Warehouse Address
5Email and Telephone number
6Cancelled Cheque
7Seller’s Signature (Soft copy)

Take a note, all these documents are required to be uploaded on the Flipkart seller website, there’s no need to take a photocopy or submit the hard copy of the same. Everything is to be done online.

For more details, watch my video on How to start business on Flipkart –

Flipkart Account verification & activation:

Once all the required documents are submitted, you need to wait for 3-4 working days to get them verified by the Flipkart support team. To check, if the verification and activation of your account is completed, hover over to the Manage profile option on the top right-hand side of your screen and click Business details as shown in the image –

Flipkart documents- Flipkart account

Open up the section of business details and there you will find green tick marks on your submissions. If you see the green tick on your panel, Congratulations! you’re all set to be a Flipkart seller. If not, wait for some time to get it activated. If there’s an error in the upload or an incorrect entry, Flipkart will notify you with the red alert. Check the image below for reference –

How to start business on Flipkart seller verification

For details, watch my video on Flipkart seller verification for account activation –

That’s how you become a Flipkart seller. In the next post, you will learn the Flipkart seller dashboard tutorial. For support, contact me on Marketplace consultation. Wish you all the success.

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