Egypt – Referral Fees by category with description and examples

Souq Egypt Referral Fees including Category Referral Fees (applicable to FBS and Easy Ship)

Sellers pay a referral fee on each item sold (calculated as a % of selling price). Referral fees which vary by category which will be effective September 1 2020 are listed below.

Category Referral Fees (Effective September 1  2020)
CE  
Camera 3%
Electronics 8%
Televisions 3%
Electronics Accessories

·  13% for the portion of the total sales price up to 1000 EGP, and

·  8% for any portion of the total sales price greater than 1000 EGP

Mobile Phones 4%
Musical instruments 10%
Office products 10%
Personal Computers 6%*
Wireless & Portable Audio

·  10% for the portion of the total sales price up to 1000 EGP, and

·  8% for any portion of the total sales price greater than 1000 EGP

Consumables  
Baby 8%
Beauty 15%
Grocery 10%
Health & Personal care 10%
Perfumes 10%
Personal care Appliances 10%
Pet Products 13%
 Home & Leisure  
Automotive 11%
Furniture 10%
Home 11%
Kitchen 10%
Major appliances 3%
Outdoor 10%
Small Appliances 6%
Sports 11%
Stamps & Collectibles 10%
Tools & Home Improvement 10%
Toys & Games 11%
Media  
Books 3%
DVD & Video 10%
Gift card 10%
Music 10%
Video Game Consoles 3%
Video Games 10%
Softlines  
Apparel 15%
Jewelry 15%
Luggage 15%
Shoes 15%
Watches 10%
Other  
All other 10%

* Except Apple Laptops sold on FBS: For Apple laptops sold on FBS we will reduce the referral fee for a promotion period from September 1 2020 to August 31 2021 from 6% to 3%

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Is there any difference between referral fees for FBS and Easy Ship?

A: Category referral fees are the same across FBS and Easy Ship with no rates difference.

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