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Transfer your app from one Apple developer account to another

 Requirements:

  • Original Apple developer account login information.
  • Target Apple developer account login information.
  • Target Apple developer account Team ID.

Please note that the Apple developer accounts used to transfer the app have to have the Agent role. You can find out who the (Team) Agent of your Apple developer account is by logging in on the following page: https://developer.apple.com/account/#/membership

Initiate the app transfer:

  1. Obtain the Team ID of the target Apple developer account. You will find this in the membership section of the Apple Developer Portal on https://developer.apple.com/account/#/membership.

  2. On this same page, also obtain the (Team) Agent email address.

  3. Logout of the Apple Developer Portal. Navigate to iTunes Connect (https://itunesconnect.apple.com/), and login with the original Apple developer account. The account from which you want to transfer the app.

  4. Open the “My Apps” section, and select the app you wish to transfer.

  5. On the bottom of the App Information page, you will find a “Transfer App” link. Click this link to start the transfer process.

  6. Enter the Recipient's Team Agent Apple ID. This is the Agent email address you’ve obtained in step 2.

  7. Enter the Recipient's Team ID. This is the Team ID you’ve obtained in step 1.

  8. Agree to the terms and agreements to request the transfer.

 

Accept and complete the app transfer:

  1. Navigate to iTunes Connect (https://itunesconnect.apple.com/), and login with the target Apple developer account. The account to which you’ve transferred the app.

  2. After logging in, open the Agreements, Tax, and Banking section.

  3. In the Transfer Agreements section, locate the pending app transfer in the Contracts In Process section and click Review.

  4. Enter the new metadata for your app, which exists of the following fields:
    - Support URL.
    - Marketing URL (only required if the app previously had a marketing URL entered).
    - Privacy policy URL (only required if the app previously had a privacy policy URL entered).
    - App Review contact information.
    - App Store contact information.

    You can copy the above information from the iTunes Connect account from which you’ve transferred the app, or from the publish page of your app in AppMachine.

  5. Lastly, agree to the contract terms and complete the app transfer.

After completing all the steps above, the app is now being transferred to the target account. The process can take up to two business days, but usually does not take more than a few hours.

When you’ve completed a transfer, please do not forget to update your Apple developer license information in AppMachine.

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