Vinted for professionals, how does it work?

Vinted for professionals, how does it work?

Vinted is an online community marketplace for selling, buying and exchanging used clothing and accessories. The platform has introduced a new feature for professional sellers: Vinted for professionals. This is a real boon for sellers who can exhibit their items across Europe with ease. Find out in this article how Vinted for professionals works.

How to register as a professional seller on Vinted?

Registering as a professional seller on Vinted is free. Start by setting up a non-profit association or a company. If you already have a basic account on the site and you don't want to keep it, you must log in.

It is important to follow certain steps. Then you have to click on "Register Vinted Pro" and fill in your company information. Thus, the initial account will be converted into a business account.

The information to be given are:

  • the SIRET number (for french companies);
  • the VAT number;
  • the contact details of the legal representative ;
  • the address of the company.

For companies registered in France, the SIRET number constitutes the identification number of the company. It is assigned by INSEE and consists of 14 digits.

It is quite possible that this first possibility does not interest you. In this case, you can opt to open a new business account on Vinted. Regardless of your choice, after registration, your account must be verified. This can take up to 14 days.

Is it mandatory to register as a professional seller on Vinted?

It is indeed mandatory for a company to register on Vinted as a professional. You can find out more about this by reading the general terms and conditions of use of the site. According to these conditions, if you are a professional, it is imperative for you to register as a "Professional Seller" on Vinted.

When this obligation is not respected, in accordance with the prohibition of misleading commercial practices, sanctions are foreseen. The penalties are two years' imprisonment and a fine of up to 300 euros.

What is the purpose of the professional status?

In addition to being mandatory, professional status offers certain advantages. First of all, it allows you to be much more credible with the various buyers on Vinted. As you can see, Vinted Pro is a great opportunity for people who want to increase their sales. So don't hesitate to go pro on the platform used by millions of buyers all over Europe.

By opting for the pro status, you will benefit from a specific status that will protect you from Vinted's automatic returns, which are the basis for the deletion of your item listings. You will be able to sell as much as you want and without limit.

In addition to these advantages, you will have a Pro badge on Vinted. A special profile that takes into account your professional email address also increases your credibility.

In short, to become a professional seller on Vinted, you need to register. This is an obligation for companies. The Pro status offers many advantages to its holder.