Reach millions of buyers in the UK and around the world

Open your Etsy shop

Join a creative marketplace where 24 million buyers around the world shop for unique items

Low fees

It doesn’t take much to list your items and once you make a sale, Etsy’s commission is just 3.5%.

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Powerful tools

Our tools and services make it easy to manage, promote and grow your business.

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Support and Community

Learn how to sell successfully with our Seller Handbook and meet sellers like you by joining Etsy Teams or seeking advice in the forums.

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Start selling today

Open your Etsy shop

Affordable, transparent and secure

No monthly fees

Secure transactions

Automatic deposits

Seller protection

Start selling for next to nothing.

£0.17 *

Listing Fee

Listings are active for four months or until they sell. Once purchased, there is a small commission fee and a standard payment processing fee.

3.5 %

Transaction Fee

4 % + £0.20

Payment Processing

We process payments with Direct Checkout, our secure SSL-encrypted payments platform and have security specialists and fraud detection systems to protect you and your buyers 24/7.

* Listing fees are billed for 0.20 USD, so if your bank's currency is not USD, the amount in your currency may vary based on changes in the exchange rate. Payment processing fees above are United Kingdom rates. Fees vary by bank country, so rates may differ depending on the location of your bank.

Simple, powerful tools

Spend less time managing your shop and more time on the fun stuff.

Manage your business anywhere

Use the Sell on Etsy App to manage orders, edit listings and respond to buyers instantly, from anywhere.

Improve your views

Attract more buyers on Etsy and beyond with Promoted Listings and free social media tools.

Analyze and optimise your shop

Access detailed stats about your shop’s performance to help you increase your sales.

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Shop Stats
  • 15 Views
  • 67 Favourites
  • 25 Orders
  • Shop
  • About
  • Cart
My Custom Site
  • Fashion
  • Home decor
  • Accessories
  • Craft supplies

Expand your brand with a custom website

Pattern lets you design a custom website that's powered by your Etsy shop.

Two shops in one

Manage your Etsy shop and your Pattern site from the same place.

Custom domains

Get the URL you've always wanted or connect your Pattern site to one you already own.

Beautiful designs, made for mobile

Your site will always look nice on all devices.

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Help when you need it

We’re committed to helping our 1.6 million sellers thrive, with support and education for shops big and small.

Talk to us

Reach our support staff by email or request a phone call whenever you have a question.

Tips for success

Learn best practices for your business with our always-updating Seller Handbook.

Seller newsletters

Sign up for the Etsy Success newsletter for insights about improving your shop delivered straight to your inbox.

Get advice

Ask questions and find a community of sellers like you in Etsy’s forums and Teams.

Seller Stories

We think Etsy is pretty great but don’t take our word for it. Hear stories from our sellers about how Etsy has made a difference for them.
Photo of Debbie from Gibson Bespoke

Etsy has been an incredible experience for me...I can honestly say if it wasn’t for Etsy, my business would not have flourished the way it has.

Debbie from Gibson Bespoke

Armagh, Northern Ireland

Etsy has allowed me to build an international customer base that already appreciates handmade products. It’s also given me the freedom to relocate my business as I moved around the world.

Nadia from Nadinoo

Oakham, England
Nadia from Nadinoo in her workshop
Photo of Vanessa from Vanessa Bullick Ceramics

Discovering Etsy and opening a shop enabled me to take control of sales... and has allowed me to work from home around my young family.

Vanessa from Vanessa Bullick

Nether Kilrenny, Scotland

What can you sell on Etsy?

Handmade Goods

Vintage

(20 years or older)

Craft Supplies

Etsy is a marketplace where millions of people around the world connect to make, sell and buy unique goods. You can sell handmade goods, vintage items and craft supplies on Etsy. Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions about selling on Etsy.

How do fees work on Etsy?

Joining and starting a shop on Etsy is free. There are three basic selling fees: a listing fee, a transaction fee, and a payment processing fee.

It costs £0.17 to publish a listing to the marketplace. A listing lasts for four months or until the item is sold. Once an item sells, there is a 3.5% transaction fee on the sale price (not including shipping costs). If you accept payments through Etsy’s Direct Checkout system, we also collect a 4% + £0.20 payment processing fee when an item is sold.

Listing fees are billed for $0.20 USD, so if your bank's currency is not USD, the amount may differ based on changes in the exchange rate. The payment processing fee may also vary by bank country.

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What do I need to do to create a shop?

It's easy to set up a shop on Etsy. Create an Etsy account (if you don’t already have one), set your shop location and currency, choose a shop name, create a listing, set a payment method (how you want to be paid) and finally set a billing method (how you want to pay your Etsy fees).

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What can I sell on Etsy?

Etsy provides a marketplace for crafters, artists and collectors to sell their handmade creations, vintage goods (at least 20 years old) and both handmade and non-handmade crafting supplies.

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How do I get paid?

With Direct Checkout, our easy-to-use and secure payment system, you may accept payments from a wide variety of payment methods including credit and debit cards, Google Wallet, Apple Pay and Etsy Gift Cards. You may also choose to accept payments through PayPal. Funds from your sales are deposited directly to your bank account in your currency, no matter how or from where the buyer pays.

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How does Etsy protect sellers?

Seller Protection is a programme that offers you peace of mind in the event of a transaction dispute. If you are unable to resolve a disagreement with a buyer and the transaction meets eligibility requirements, Etsy will help you resolve the issue through our dispute resolution system.

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Do I need a credit or debit card to create a shop?

No, a credit or debit card is not required to create a shop. To be verified as a seller you have the choice to use either a credit card or to register via PayPal. You will not incur any charges until you open your shop and publish your listings.


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