AppleCare Protection Plan for Mac

Every Mac comes with a one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support. Extend your coverage to three years from the original purchase date of your Mac with the AppleCare Protection Plan. You get direct, one-stop access to Apple’s award-winning telephone technical support for questions about your Mac, OS X and Apple applications such as Photos, iMovie, GarageBand and more. You also get global repair coverage for your Mac through convenient service options.1

Extend your coverage to three years of service and expert telephone technical support

One stop for technical support

Because Apple designs the computer, the operating system and many applications, the Mac is a truly integrated system. And only the AppleCare Protection Plan gives you one-stop service and support from Apple experts, so most issues can be resolved in a single call.

  • Direct access to Apple experts
  • Global repair coverage1
  • Onsite repair for desktop computers: Request a technician come to your work site3
  • Carry-in repair: Take your Mac to an Apple Authorised Service Provider3

Apple hardware coverage

The AppleCare Protection Plan provides global repair or replacement coverage, both parts and labour, from Apple-authorised technicians around the world. Coverage includes the following:

  • Your Mac computer
  • Battery1
  • Included accessories such as the power adapter
  • Apple memory (RAM)
  • AirPort4
  • Apple USB SuperDrive
  • Apple display purchased with your Mac

Software support included

Whether you're sitting in the comfort of your home or office or on the go, you can get direct access to Apple experts for questions on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Using OS X and iCloud
  • Quick how-to questions about Apple-branded apps, such as Photos, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, Keynote and more
  • Connecting to printers and AirPort networks

Buy the AppleCare Protection Plan for:

Important notes

The AppleCare Protection Plan can be purchased only while your Mac is still covered under the standard one-year limited warranty. Purchase of the plan is not required to purchase the covered equipment. See AppleCare Protection Plan Terms and Conditions for complete product details.

If you purchase an Mac with your Mac, the AppleCare Protection Plan for Mac covers both the computer and the display.

For Mac computers running OS X Server, the plan covers server administration and network management issues using the graphical user interface of OS X Server. For advanced server operation and integration issues, purchase AppleCare OS Support.

For more information, read frequently asked questions.