Getting An ASIN Number For Products In A Bulk Is Hard? A Piece of Cake With A New Amazon API Update!

Getting An ASIN Number For Products In A Bulk Is Hard? A Piece of Cake With A New Amazon API Update!

We are happy to announce a new update of Amazon API. Previously, we didn’t have a feature of getting a list of ASINs by specifying just one ASIN of a particular product. Now, the new feature allows you to get all the “subsidiary ASINs” which is really exciting!

How to get ASIN number from Amazon? How do you find an ASIN number? What on earth does the ASIN mean?

You might have asked yourself these questions recently. Well, in just 2 minutes we will not only answer these questions but also help you extract the ASIN number for any product you want.

What is ASIN?

ASIN stands for Amazon Standard Identification Number. It’s a number assigned by Amazon to any product that is listed within the platform. You can easily find the ASIN number in the URL.


How to get ASIN number from Amazon?

Ready to proceed to make your first call? Before you do that you can check out the docs on how to use Amazon API and learn about all the technical aspects of it.

  1. Open your Postman application.
  2. Download the postman examples from our API docs.
  3. dataforseo-postman

  4. Import the .json file into Postman.
  5. dataforseo-postman

  6. Click on Merchant API and look for the amazon_asin_tasks_post.
  7. Merchant-api-postman

  8. Fill in your credentials (login and password) after registering in our system to get 1000 test credits. After that, navigate to the “Body” section to see the code.
  9. login-set-task

  10. Copy the ASIN number from Amazon website and replace the number in the example in the “Body” Section.
  11. copy-the-asin-code

  12. Click send and scroll down to get your task_id.
  13. send-request-asin

  14. Copy the task_id and navigate to amazon_asin_tasks_get/$task_id in the left column of your screen.
  15. copy-task-id

  16. Replace the task_id at the top. Enter your credentials one more time and hit the “Send” button to get the response.
  17. get-task-id-amazon

  18. Get the response. You’ll see the whole list of ASINs for a particular product.
  19. Request Sample
        "status": "ok",
        "results_time": "0.0990 sec.",
        "results_count": 1,
        "results": {
            "874654654": {
                "post_id": 874654654,
                "product_id": "B07DVR4RCK",
                "task_id": 1363075033,
                "se_id": 2897,
                "status": "ok"
    Response Sample
        "status": "ok",
        "results_time": "0.0735 sec.",
        "results_count": 1,
        "results": {
            "organic": [
                    "task_id": 1363075033,
                    "post_id": "874654654",
                    "se_id": 2897,
                    "product_id": "B07DVR4RCK",
                    "result_datetime": "2018-08-23 13:12:28 +00:00",
                    "result_title": "ONEMIX Lightweight Athletic Running Shoes Men Sports Cushioning Sneakers for Training",
                    "result_description": null,
                    "result_price_from": 49.98,
                    "result_price_to": 69.98,
                    "result_currency": "USD",
                    "result_stars": 4.8,
                    "result_reviews_count": 32,
                    "result_seller_name": "ONEMIX",
                    "result_details": "Shipping Information:\r\nView shipping rates and policies\r\nASIN:\r\nB07DVG7S8D\r\nDate first listed on Amazon:\r\nJune 19, 2018",
                    "result_current_asin": "B07DVR4RCK",
                    "result_parent_asin": "B07DVG7S8D",
                    "result_product_asins": [
                    "result_image_url": "",
                    "result_se_check_url": ""

Wait a second, haven’t you tried it yet? No? Stop scrolling through the article try it yourself!


George Svash

George is the Director of Content Marketing at DataForSEO, an API suite designed to help SEO software companies and agencies gather the SEO data they need for their projects. George is a tech and marketing geek with a deep passion for Big Data and SEO. Having a broad experience in content marketing and a degree in engineering, he is particularly good at explaining complex concepts.

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