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The Metadata API has operations that retrieve configuration details pertaining to the different eBay marketplaces. In addition to marketplace information, the API also has operations that get information that helps sellers list items on eBay.

marketplace

Method NameHTTP MethodPathSummarySamples
getAutomotivePartsCompatibilityPoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_automotive_parts_compatibility_policiesRetrieves metadata on all eBay categories that support Parts Compatibility for a given eBay marketplace.View getAutomotivePartsCompatibilityPolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_automotive_parts_compatibility_policies
getExtendedProducerResponsibilityPoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_extended_producer_responsibility_policiesRetrieves all eBay categories that support/require Extended Producer Responsibility data for a given eBay marketplace.View getExtendedProducerResponsibilityPolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_extended_producer_responsibility_policies
getHazardousMaterialsLabelsGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_hazardous_materials_labelsRetrieves available hazardous materials label information for a given eBay marketplace.View getHazardousMaterialsLabels - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_hazardous_materials_labels
getItemConditionPoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_item_condition_policiesRetrieves item condition metadata for one, multiple, or all eBay leaf categories for a given eBay marketplace.View getItemConditionPolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_item_condition_policies
getListingStructurePoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_listing_structure_policiesRetrieves all eBay categories that support multiple-variation listings for a given eBay marketplace.View getListingStructurePolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_listing_structure_policies
getNegotiatedPricePoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_negotiated_price_policiesRetrieves metadata on all eBay categories that support Best Offer feature for a given eBay marketplace.View getNegotiatedPricePolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_negotiated_price_policies
getProductSafetyLabelsGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_product_safety_labelsRetrieves available product safety label information for a given eBay marketplace.View getProductSafetyLabels - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_product_safety_labels
getRegulatoryPoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_regulatory_policiesRetrieves all eBay categories that support/require regulatory policies data for a given eBay marketplace.View getRegulatoryPolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_regulatory_policies
getReturnPoliciesGET/marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_return_policiesRetrieves return policy metadata for one, multiple, or all eBay leaf categories for a given eBay marketplace.View getReturnPolicies - /marketplace/{marketplace_id}/get_return_policies

country

Method NameHTTP MethodPathSummarySamples
getSalesTaxJurisdictionsGET/country/{countryCode}/sales_tax_jurisdictionRetrieves sales tax jurisdictions for countries that support tax tables.View getSalesTaxJurisdictions - /country/{countryCode}/sales_tax_jurisdiction