IndiaFilings » Learn » Craftsvilla Seller Registration – Sell on

Craftsvilla Seller Registration – Sell on

Craftsvilla Seller Registration

Craftsvilla Seller Registration – Sell on

Craftsvilla is an online marketplace for unique Indian handmade products, vintage items, ethnic goods, organic and natural products from India. Craftsvilla offers an assortment of products in categories like clothing, food, lifestyle, language, music and books. Operating on a marketplace model, Craftsvilla connects local artisans and designers to to global customers and thereby increase their livelihood, remove middlemen, help them create/promote their brand and thereby preserve our culture, traditions and values. Becoming a seller on Craftsvilla is simple and easy. In this article, we look at the procedure for completing Craftsvilla selller registration.

Craftsvilla Seller Registration

On Craftsvilla, sellers can create a shop on the platform and offer goods or services for sale. On completing a sale through  Craftsvilla, the company deducts a charge of 20% + service tax and provides the funds to the seller within 15 working days. The seller is responsible for shipping of the product to the consumer within 3 working days.

To begin the Craftsvilla seller registration process, visit the Sell on Craftsvilla link. Craftsvilla accepts sellers selling goods like women, mens and children clothing, jewellery, sarees, home decor, home furnishing, bags, spiritual products, organic foods, organic clothing, natural food, natural soaps, unique products, retail and wholesale, dance & music classes, art & craft training.

Step 1: Complete Seller Registration

Become a Craftsvilla Seller
Become a Craftsvilla Seller

Step 2: List products on Craftsvilla Shop

On completion of the Craftsvilla seller registration process, the seller is taken to the seller dashboard wherein details pertaining to the product or a product listing can be created. To list products on Craftsvilla, details like product SKU, category, price, name, description, discount details, photos and inventory quantity must be provided.

Craftsvilla Product Listing
Craftsvilla Product Listing

Craftsvilla Registration – Requirements

To complete the above process and begin selling on Craftsvilla, we recommend the following registrations and licenses.

Business Registration

There is no requirement for a specific type of business entity to become a seller on Craftsvilla. But, we recommended Craftsvilla sellers to be registered as a LLP or Private Limited Company to enjoy limited liability protection and easy access to credit. Further, being registered as a corporate entity would ensure that the business is scalable and transferable in the future. In addition, listing on other ecommerce portals would also be easier and faster while being registered as a corporate entity.

VAT or Service Tax Registration

To sell on Craftsvilla, VAT or TIN registration is not mandatorily required. VAT registration or service tax registration maybe required if the seller proposes to sell taxable goods or services through the platform. However, to complete the seller registration process, VAT or service tax registration details or documents is not mandatorily required.

PAN and Bank Account

PAN of the seller is mandatorily required on Craftsvilla. In addition, bank account details of the seller along like account holder name, account number, IFSC code and bank details are required to process payment to the seller.

Trademark Registration

On beginning to sell on online platforms, any brand would get a lot of exposure. Hence, its important to ensure that the brand is trademarked to avoid counterfeit goods or competitor listing for the same product in the long term. Hence, its recommended that sellers selling their own brand of goods or services on Craftsvilla  obtain Trademark registration. Click here to find out the class under which trademark must be registered for your goods or service.

Becoming an Online Seller

The registration documents requirement for selling on most platform is similar. Hence, its easy for a seller registered on Flipkart or Snapdeal to begin selling on Voonik or any other ecommerce platform. Know more about selling on ecommerce platforms through the following articles: