Got a “Sorry, This Item Can’t Be Shipped to Your Selected Address” From Amazon?

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Get Around the “Sorry, This Item Can’t Be Shipped to Your Selected Address” Amazon Annoying Message

If you love purchasing items from Amazon, you may have experienced some common issues such as a package being late, lost, or not delivered. What if you come across “sorry, this item can’t be shipped to your selected address” on Amazon? Does that mean you need to cancel your order and forget about the item you want?

This article will show you ways to deal with this problem. DoNotPay provides an efficient refund request tool to use in case you have experienced some of the above-listed delivery issues.

“Sorry, This Item Can’t Be Shipped to Your Selected Address”—Why Not?

If you have seen this message while purchasing an item on Amazon, rest assured you are not the only one. The question is—why not when there was nothing wrong with your address in the past?

Like any other e-commerce platform, Amazon needs to update its rules and regulations for different market-related reasons. Here are some that could apply to your case:

ReasonsAdditional Info
You have selected a P.O. box or Amazon Hub locker as the delivery addressFor particular products and sellers, you need to use a street address to receive a package
Your state’s law prohibits the purchase of that type of productAs every state has different rules on what can be shipped via mail, you should check whether the item you would like to purchase complies with your state’s laws
Area restrictionsAmazon cannot ship specific items to all geographical locations due to particular restrictions
A system problemYour valid address could have been rejected because:
  1. Of a system error
  2. The system does not recognize the address format
Amazon courier partners have limitationsAmazon courier partners might:
  1. Have value limitations for some areas
  2. Not deliver certain categories of products to particular areas

Amazon Item Cannot Be Shipped to Your Selected Address—What To Do

If you see “Sorry, this item can’t be shipped to your selected address” at Amazon checkout, you do not have to give up. What you can do is:

  1. Enter a new address
  2. Choose a local post office or an Amazon Hub for delivery

Use Another Delivery Address

To enter a new delivery address, you should:

  1. Go to My account
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Select Add new address in the Address book section
  4. Enter another address—you could try your business or friend’s address

When you complete these steps, you should go back to your purchase and choose the new address at checkout.

Opt for a Different Pickup Location

Another option is to pick:

  • An Amazon Hub
  • A nearby post office

If this sounds good, here is how to make it happen:

  1. Go to your Amazon account
  2. Select Manage Address Book
  3. Choose Search for a new Amazon Pickup Location
  4. Use one of the offered search options, e.g., enter your address or ZIP code
  5. Hit the Search button
  6. Select a convenient place
  7. Click on the Select button

You should be able to enter the chosen location under the Add To My Addresses section of your account.

Amazon Undeliverable Packages

If you have not received your Amazon package, it is probably because:

  • Your parcel might arrive later during the day
  • You entered an incorrect or incomplete address
  • The package got:
  • Someone present at the listed address refused the delivery
  • A courier company:
    • Does not deliver to your location
    • Has tried to deliver the package but failed

Regardless of the reason, you should file a complaint as you could easily be entitled to a refund.

DoNotPay’s Delivery Refund Tool Is Super Cool!

You do not need to go through complicated and time-consuming refund request procedures alone. Direct your time and energy to more sensible activities, and do not waste them on puzzling forms or phone calls to Amazon or courier customer service.

Instead, use our AI-powered app to handle your delivery problems swiftly!

To submit a delivery refund request to a courier company, and follow these simple steps:

  1. Choose our Late Delivery Refund feature
  2. Select a courier, for instance, UPS, DHL, USPS, or FedEx
  3. Provide shipment details

It will not take more than a few minutes to complete the questionnaire, and DoNotPay will send your claim to the chosen courier in a flash!

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