Oh dear you cannot sell this item on Etsy

Updated on May 30, 2024

Full error name: “Oh dear, you cannot sell this item on Etsy


The error: “Oh dear, you can’t sell this item on Etsy” is returned by Etsy and is due to their restrictions on items that sellers can sell on Etsy.

What Can You Sell On Etsy?

According to Etsy House Rules, you can sell:

  • Handmade Items (stuff done by yourself or somebody in your company).
  • Craft Supplies, components, materials or tools that people may use to make their creations
  • Vintage Goods (20 years old or more).

Please make sure your items fall under one of these 3 categories before listing with Nembol.


Please verify if you can sell those products and adjust your Etsy settings in Nembol consequently. In these settings, you can state:

  • Who did the product you are selling.
  • When the product was made.
  • If the product is a craft supply.

Check this article to see how to set up your Etsy settings + video tutorial ->

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