How To Cancel Ebay

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How to Delete An eBay Account

eBay is an online auction website that started small and grew by leaps and bounds. Today the company offers automobiles, collectibles, electronics and services from all over the world. You can even purchase real estate from eBay. If you’ve found you no longer need your eBay account and you want to delete the eBay account, you can do so. If you have a seller account you will still be responsible for all fees and shipments sold before your account was closed.

Deleting My Account: Step By Step

eBay is not one of those companies that allows the user to go in and click a few buttons to close the account. If your account is currently at $0, you can request a cancellation or deletion of your account by clicking the Request an Account Closure link at


Once your request is made, eBay will freeze your account to make sure all account transactions are complete. You will not be able to sell or purchase any items on eBay with your account.

Once your account has been deleted you will not be able to reopen the account with the same user ID. If your account is currently in the suspended status, you will need to work with eBay to find out why the account has been suspended and how to fix the problem before you are able to cancel the account.

Privacy Policy Fine Print

The privacy policy for eBay is listed in its entirety at

. eBay collects the personal information you provided during your account setup. That information can be freely shared with other eBay properties, including and the Paypal payment processing service. The user ID you use on eBay can be displayed publicly.

Financial and personal information is shared with businesses with your permission when a purchase is made – whether you are the buyer or seller.

Is There a Cancellation Fee?

Items are bought and sold on eBay, but there is no cancellation fee if you choose to delete your eBay account. You will need to pay for all purchases and fees before your account is cancelled.

Can I Get Help From eBay?

There is help if you wish to delete your eBay account. Simply visit the eBay cancellation page at

and follow the instructions on how to delete your account. There are four different sets of instructions as the eBay company also owns Paypal and eBay stores.

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