According to the compliance requirements of German WEEE, Amazon has sent a relevant email notification, clearly mentioning that German WEEE will take effect on January 1, 2023. If the seller fails to upload the corresponding EPR registration number within the specified time, the platform will Discontinue products that you do not meet your requirements.
Tempus Accounting is here to remind you that to ensure that you are complying with your obligations under the German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Waste Directive, Amazon requires you to submit your own WEEE-Reg.-Nr on the Extended Producer Responsibility Compliance Portal on Seller Central . number or your upstream supplier's WEEE-Reg.-Nr. number. You need to follow the steps below.
German WEEE upload steps
Go to "Extended Producer Responsibility Requirements – German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive" on Seller Central ( /ecu?m?u?=n?cGY97WLQDLFH2SNBY ) help pages to view the Compliance Portal links for each device type.
Open each link to see which brands require a WEEE-Reg.-Nr number for each specific equipment type.
When you open the first link in the previous step, enter the WEEE-Reg.-Nr number corresponding to the brand (your own registration number or that of your upstream supplier). Please note that you only need to fill in 8 digits when filling in, you do not need to add DE before the number.
If you are a distributor using an upstream supplier's WEEE-Reg.-Nr number, please tick the option "I received this electrical and electronic equipment scrap registration number from my supply chain producer". If you are submitting your own registered number, please do not check the "I received this electrical and electronic equipment scrap registration number from my supply chain producer" option.
Repeat steps 3-5 for all brands of this device type that you sell on Amazon Germany, and check that each page has been submitted (up to 5 records per page).
Repeat steps 1-6 for all types of equipment requiring WEEE-Reg.-Nr.
When you complete the above steps, Amazon will verify each WEEE-Reg.-Nr number you submit. You can view the verification results on the compliance portal within a few days of submission.
In addition, [check the compliance portal regularly] for new brands or device types that require a WEEE-Reg.-Nr. number to ensure that you have uploaded WEEE-Reg.-Nr. Reg.-Nr. No.
A description of the main fields in the Compliance Portal page:
*Contact Sales Partner Support – Click this button to get help from Sales Partner Support.
*Regulated Goods Category – This is the type of equipment for which WEEE-Reg.-Nr needs to be uploaded. If you open one of these links, you choose to fill in that device type first. If you are opening the page from the Compliance Portal, you will need to select the device type from the drop-down menu.
* Register – Click this button to register for Extended Producer Responsibility support.
*Brands – In this column you will find all brands of this equipment type that require WEEE-Reg.-Nr.
*Opens the text box in the "Registration Number" column – here you can enter the WEEE-Reg.-Nr for each brand and equipment combination.
* "I received this electrical and electronic equipment scrap registration number from my supply chain producer" checkbox – check this box if you are a distributor and provided an upstream supplier's WEEE-Reg.-Nr .
*Arrows – Each page contains 5 records requiring WEEE-Reg.-Nr. You can click the right arrow to jump to the next page for brands that require a WEEE-Reg.-Nr. number, and click the left arrow to return to the previous page.
There are still more than two months until 2023, and WEEE registration will take a certain amount of time, so sellers who have not registered are advised to act now, otherwise it is very likely that they will not be able to get the registration number within the upload time specified by Amazon. .