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How To Start Selling On Jumia

Jumia is the biggest online shop in the region that provides room vendors and entrepreneurs to sell their products on the Jumia online platform and make money. If you are a business person and have been wondering how you can make money by selling your products on Jumia, well you have come at the right place. I will take you through step by step procedure on how to sell you products on Jumia and reach over 4 Million customers.

Who qualifies to sell on Jumia?

To qualify to be a vendor with Jumia, you must meet the following conditions

  • One must be a vendor operating within Nairobi
  • Sell Genuine and new products only. Jumia does not accept fake and used products
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a customer rating of not less than 3 stars
  • Agree to maintain price parity. You should not sell products at a lower price on another platform than the price listed on Jumia
  • Grand Jumia access to your products, branding materials and trademark for promotion purposes
  • Invest in or carry campaigns to promote your products
  • Maintain a quality return rate of less than 2%
  • Maintain a ready to ship policy within 24 hours
  • Ensure products come with warranty where applicable.
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How to register as a Jumia Vendor

Before you can start selling on Jumia, you will need to follow the provided registration guidelines. Here are step by step vendor registration procedures;

  1. Log into Jumia Market Place Website
  2. Under make Money with Jumia Select ‘Sell on Jumia’
  3. Fill the registration form. Among the information you will need to provide include;
  • Your Country Name
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Preferred Jumia Store Name
  • Business Entity
  • Address
  • City
  • Postal Code
  • Product Information
  • Business Information
  • Bank Account

Becoming Jumia Seller

After you have filled the online form and submitted it successfully, Jumia will review your application and let you know if you have been accepted by Jumia as a vendor.

Once you have been accepted to be a Jumia vendor you will be required to undertake an online training course.

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Jumia vendor Online Training Course

Once your vendor application has been accepted, you will be required to undergo a mandatory online course before you can be ready to start selling your products. The training is meant to teach you the basics on the Kenyan e-commerce industry. This will help you know the modalities on selling your products on Jumia.

Upon completion of the training, verification of your documents will be done before Jumia can create a sellers account for you. This process might take a few hours.

Start Selling On Jumia

After the activation of your seller account, you will receive an email informing you to start placing products on Jumia store. This way, you can reach millions of customers and sell your products.

You will also be able to manage your orders through the Jumia Seller Center interface.

How much Commission Does Jumia Deduct?

Jumia make profit through commissions from vendors. The Jumia Seller Center has a commission’s page that indicates how much commission you will pay when you sell each item. Jumia usually deduct a commission of between 5% to 15% percent of depending on the products sold.

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How Will I Be Paid After Selling On Jumia ?

Jumia pays vendors on a weekly or monthly basis through Cheque or Electronic Funds Transfer. The payment is usually made depending on the vendor’s payment cycle.

What Products Can You Sell on Jumia?

Jumia accepts sells of various products, These products are grouped into various categories. Below is a list of products you can sell on Jumia.

  • Electronics (television, projectors, cameras, sound systems, etc.)
  • Phone & Tablets (mobile phones, tablets, and accessories)
  • Computing (laptops, printers, scanners, software, networking services, etc.)
  • Health & Beauty (hair care, fragrances, makeups, etc.)
  • Home & Office (cookware, appliances, furniture, bedding, etc.)
  • Grocery (laundry, cooking, toiletries, beverages, etc.)
  • Fashion (wearable, jewelry, watches, etc.)
  • Baby Products (toys, apparel, diapering, etc.)
  • Automobile (car & motorcycle accessories, safety equipment, etc.)
  • Sporting Goods (sport & fitness, cycling, camping, etc.)
  • Gaming (play station, video games, etc.)
  • Other Categories ( livestock, musical, gardening, movies, etc.)

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