How do I create a pre-paid shipping label?

There's no way to purchase a pre-paid return shipping label through Amazon’s system at this time. You will need to purchase it off site. Here are some options:

  • Paypal: If you have a Paypal account, you can create pre-paid return labels using this link:
  • You can purchase priority mail labels. Media or first class labels will require a paid account.
  • or
  • if you have an account
  • Shipping software like ShipStation if you use it. Here's a link to a 2-month free trial if you're interested in trying it: Click Here

When you generate the label you can save it as a .jpg so you can upload it for the customer.  Amazon's requirements for return labels are as follows:

Pre-paid return label files must meet the following requirements:

  • The file size cannot be larger than 2MB.
  • The file must be one of these supported file types:
    • .jpg
    • .bmp
    • .gif
    • .tif
  • The label must include the return address in plain text.
  • The label must include the carrier tracking number (if available) and estimated return shipping costs.
  • Optional: The label can provide custom return instructions.