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How to be an Online Seller at Lazada

Here at Unbox, we have been discussing the steep price hikes of flagship smartphones nowadays—a trend that the Galaxy Note 8 started, with an SRP of almost Php50K. Telco providers like Globe and Smart may have launched their Postpaid plans for the Note 8, but for the normal Filipino, both their offerings are still expensive.

While into the topic, I wrote about the gadgets you can buy for the price of an iPhone 8 (which is rumored to retail for around Php 60K. Yikes!). Then Carlo had this lightbulb moment: what if you just use that money for a business?

It made sense: Why not make that hard-earned money of yours grow instead? So with that in mind, I started checking out various E-Commerce sites, and studied how one can be an online seller with these platforms. To start things off, I researched about Lazada’s procedure for selling products online, and trust me, it is not that hard to be an online seller. Here’s a quick tutorial:

Register and Submit documents

To start things off, you will need to go to BIR and DTI to have a copy of your BIR Form 2307 (also known as Certificate of Registration), along with a DTI Business permit and DTI/SEC Business registration. Once you have those, you create a seller account at Lazada’s Seller Center. Just fill up the necessary blanks, and make sure you have soft copies of your COR and Business Permits ready, as you will be needing them. One quick heads up though: Before you can apply as a seller in Lazada, you should have at least 5 products that you can sell (ie. you have it in hand). Also, you should have your bank details ready as well.

Once you have applied, Lazada will review your application for one week and will either call you or send you an email once your account has been verified. From there, Lazada will tell you the next steps you need to do to be an online seller.

Attend trainings

Whether you are a seasoned seller or a neophyte, Lazada is more than willing to help anyone to improve their selling business. Sellers can start off their training through tutorials found at Lazada University: They cover various courses, from buyer-seller communication, taking good product photos, to managing orders. In addition to online tutorials, you can also sign up for personal coaching as well. Before being a seller in Lazada, it is important to undergo training so that you will not be clueless as you start your online selling business.

Sell away!

After completing the first two procedures (and have at least five items ready for selling) and have your online seller account verified, you can start off as a seller from Lazada. From here, you can start uploading items to your Seller Center Account, confirm your orders, and sign up for Lazada’s promo campaigns (they can help you increase your revenue!).

How do I get paid?

This is where your bank account is important: Lazada will pay you via bank transfer, and payment is made on a bi-weekly basis.

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13 Comments

  1. Thanks for this info but it’s lacking… You did not explain how the seller send his product to the buyer….or how, when, and where the courier will pick-up the product…

    1. good day po.. gusto ko rin pong maging reseller sa lazada ..pakiguide naman po ako.. san po ako pedeng office ng lazada pupunta para po mag inquire.. salamat po..

  2. the rising popularity of these eCommerce marketplaces also increases the competition amongst online sellers. But deploying the right strategies can help you attain your desired sales conversions. Here you have shared some of the most beneficial tips and tricks to stand out the eCommerce market and help you a become a seller on the marketplaces you sell on. Thanks for sharing.
    You can also check here: How to Be an Online Power Seller on Major Filipino Marketplaces

  3. Sir/Mam how do we settle our quarterly BIR taxes. Registering to BIR will require to print official receipt and have sales book, how do we declare the sales?

  4. im interested to become a seller in lazada.
    pero tanong ko lang po, pwede ka bang maging seller kung hindi ka nman isang company.
    kinukuha mo lang din yung product mo sa supplier..
    Paano po un?

    thank you!

  5. Meron po ko sariling business, im manufacturing wallets, bags, pillow case ets
    Pano po mag online business s lozada? Ano po gagawin ko para maging member ng lazada

  6. Hello Duey! This is a great article to start kicking-off in Lazada. Thanks for the wonderful basic tutorial you shared with us. Hope to hear another Lazada tips with you in the future! Thanks!

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