Agreements and Guidelines for Apple Developers

In order to use Apple’s developer tools and services, or distribute software on Apple platforms, you’ll need to adhere to the applicable terms in the following agreements and guidelines. Be certain to read the relevant terms carefully as you design and develop your software.

Program license agreements

Please note that the English language version of the agreements you accept in your developer account are binding and the most up to date. Any other language translations of select agreements that we may provide are for your convenience.

Apple Developer Program License Agreement

Terms and conditions that govern membership in the Apple Developer Program and the distribution of free apps.

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Paid Applications Agreement (Schedules 2 and 3 of the Apple Developer Program License Agreement)

A schedule to the Apple Developer Program License Agreement. Acceptance of the latest version in App Store Connect is required to offer paid apps and in-app purchases.

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Apple Developer Enterprise Program License Agreement

Terms and conditions that govern membership in the Apple Developer Enterprise Program.

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iOS Developer University Program License Agreement

Terms and conditions that govern membership in the iOS Developer University Program.

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Terms of use agreements

Apple Developer Agreement

Terms and conditions that govern the use of the Apple Developer website, beta software, events, and more.

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Xcode and Apple SDKs Agreement

Terms and conditions that govern the use of Xcode developer tools and software development kits (SDKs).

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App Store Connect Terms of Service

Terms and conditions that govern the use of the App Store Connect website and services used to distribute apps on the App Store.

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TestFlight Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions that govern the use of TestFlight, including beta testing of any prerelease applications downloaded through TestFlight.

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Apple Developer Forums Agreement

Terms and conditions that govern participation in one or more discussion forums made available by Apple to Apple developers.

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Guidelines

App Store Review Guidelines

A set of technical, content, and design criteria we use to review all apps and app updates submitted to the App Store in an effort to determine whether they are reliable, perform as expected, respect user privacy, and are free of objectionable content.

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Human Interface Guidelines

Guidance and UI resources for designing great apps that integrate seamlessly with Apple platforms.

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App Store Marketing Resources and Identity Guidelines

Guidance on including App Store badges, photography and video, Apple product images, and more in your marketing communications.

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Guidelines for Using Apple Trademarks and Copyrights

Guidance on using Apple trademarks, service marks, or images in your marketing and reference materials, websites, products, and packaging.

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App Store Promo Artwork Guidelines

Guidance on preparing your promotional artwork if your app is considered for featuring by the App Store.

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Apple Pay Marketing Guidelines

Guidance on letting your customers know that you support Apple Pay.

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Acceptable Use Guidelines for Apple Pay on the Web

Guidance on incorporating Apple Pay into your website.

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Add to Apple Wallet Guidelines

Guidance on including “Add to Apple Wallet” buttons in your apps, web pages, and emails, as well as using the badge on printed materials.

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