How to Return a Product

Policies and process for returning a product

Please follow the steps below to return items from your order:

  1. Before requesting a return, please review the return policy under the terms of purchase.
  2. If the product you purchased is a returnable item, fill out the form below to request a return materials authorisation (RMA) number.
  3. Please put the RMA number on the outside of the parcel for the return. Items without an RMA will not be accepted.

Return a product

Items to be returned

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Deal with Product Damage

Our merchandise is carefully packed for despatch by our distribution centres, or is pre-packaged by our suppliers in compliance with carrier requirements. However we realise that delivery damage may occur in spite of these precautions.

Please check all shipments when they are delivered for shortages or external signs of damage. If you find a problem, notify the driver immediately and contact our support team on 1-80 937 0015 or email

Returning a Product

Q: How do I return goods to Farnell?
A: Please go to our online return a product request form to request a return materials authorisation (RMA) number. You will receive instructions on how to prepare your package for return once you receive the RMA.

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Q: What is the time restriction for returning a product?
A: The Company operates a 21 days return policy. To be accepted for return on this basis, Goods should be returned for receipt by the Company within 21 days of despatch.
Any Goods returned after 21 days as ‘unwanted’ or ‘incorrectly ordered’ may be accepted at the discretion of the Company but will be subject to a minimum restocking fee of 20% of the invoice value of the Goods or 10€, whichever is the greater.
Q: I submitted an order with an error, how do I amend it?
A: If you notice an error on your order once it has been submitted, please call Sales on 1-80 937 0015 as soon as possible.
As our online order processing is very efficient it may not be possible to amend your order before it is despatched, however by contacting us as soon as possible it gives us more chance of amending the order before despatch.