The Apple Affiliate Program
Become an affiliate of apple.com and earn commission when you promote eligible Apple products and refer customers. Your earnings depend on how many visitors to your site click Apple text links and Apple banners — and how much they spend. The Apple Affiliate Program covers a range of Apple products, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and accessories. The Apple Affiliate newsletter keeps you up to date on new product releases, seasonal promotions and more.
Benefits for your online customers:
- Education pricing
- Free standard shipping on all orders
- Free iPod and iPad engraving
- Curated selection of accessories for Apple products
- Exclusive custom configuration on all Apple computers
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s an affiliate?
As an approved Apple Affiliate, you will be able to place text links and banners on your site that will direct shoppers to Apple online. The more customers you refer who purchase from Apple, the more you earn.
Why partner with Apple?
Because you’ll have the opportunity to use pre-approved marketing materials — featuring the latest Apple products — to help drive business to your site.
What does it cost to join?
It’s free to become an Apple Affiliate and you can stop participating at any time.
How do I sign up?
Start by clicking here.
Is my site eligible to become an Apple Affiliate?
We review every affiliate request. If you’re approved, we will still periodically review your site to make sure it remains an appropriate fit for the program.
Can I use the Apple name and logo on my site?
You can only use approved marketing assets produced by Apple. You’re not allowed to alter them in any way. You’ll have access to the approved assets once you’re accepted. They’ll be updated regularly to reflect promotions and other new products. To review the creative guidelines, please click the Affiliate Brand and Photography Guidelines.
Where do I get banners?
You will find approved marketing assets in the Affiliate Program platform. These assets will be updated regularly to reflect new promotions and other news.
How much can I make?
That depends on how many of your visitors click the Apple Affiliate banners and how much they spend. Also, if a user returns a product for a refund, or if credit card charges are reversed due to a dispute or credit card fraud, your account will be debited for any commission earned on that transaction. (If a product is returned in exchange for new merchandise, or if goods are lost or damaged and we ship replacement goods to the customer, your commissions will not be affected.) For more details, please see the Affiliate Agreement.
How do I know how much I’ve earned?
Once approved, you’ll be assigned your own password-protected Personal Account page on the Affiliate platform. You’ll have access to a full menu of detailed web-based reports to keep track of your site’s earnings and performance.
Will I control the placement of links on my site?
Yes, as long as they comply with the Apple Affiliate guidelines. Apple expects prominent placement on your site.
Can I take orders on my site and send the information to Apple?
No, Apple will process all orders directly.
How are orders tracked and credited to my site?
All links from your site to Apple contain your unique Affiliate ID. Every time a customer visits apple.com via your site and makes a purchase, we will credit your account. To make sure that all purchases are tracked accurately, use only links from the Apple Affiliate platform.
What are my responsibilities as an affiliate?
As a member of the Apple Affiliate Program, you represent an extension of the Apple brand. As such, your responsibilities are to:
- Give Apple prominent presence on your website.
- Ensure that your website contains material that is appropriate as outlined in the Apple Affiliate Agreement.
- Use accurate links to apple.com so we can track your sales and pay you referral fees.
- Ensure that your website is well maintained and always available, allowing visitors access to links to apple.com.
- Make sure Apple assets are used correctly as shown in the Affiliate Brand and Photography Guidelines.
What responsibilities does Apple have?
Apple will provide you with the creative, tools and support you need to establish yourself as an Apple Affiliate. We also handle orders, shipping, billing, customer service and sales reporting — as well as, of course, paying your commissions.
Please read our Affiliate Agreement before applying to become a member of the Apple Affiliate Program. This agreement is available to view on the login page.
Apple works with a limited number of high-quality sites. We reserve the right to refuse any site, including sites containing objectionable material, such as explicit language or content, or support for violent or discriminatory groups. We will contact you within approximately two weeks of receiving the application. If you’re approved, we'll send detailed information about how to get started.