Transfer an app

App transfer criteria

The app must meet the following criteria to be transferable:

  • Both the transferor and recipient accounts can’t be in a pending or changing state, and the latest version of their paid and free agreements in the Agreements, Tax, and Banking section must be accepted.

  • The App must have had at least one version that has been released to the App Store.

  • The app should have one of the following app statuses:

    Ready for Sale

    Prepare for Submission

    Ready for Review

    Developer Removed from Sale

    Invalid Binary

    Developer Rejected

    Rejected

    In-app purchase products can have one of the following statuses:

    Approved

    Ready to Submit

    Developer Removed from Sale

    Rejected

  • In-app purchase product IDs on the app can’t be the same as product IDs on any apps in the recipient’s account.

  • TestFlight beta testing should be turned off for all beta versions of the app. You must remove all builds and testers from the app you want transferred and clear each information field below Test Information for every localization.

  • All Xcode Cloud related data from the app you want transferred must be removed. Remove all Xcode Cloud data from Settings under the Xcode Cloud tab in App Store Connect.

  • Sandboxed Mac apps that share the Application Group Container Directory with other Mac apps can't be transferred.