Microsoft Business Applications Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Connect Program onboarding guide
The Business Applications ISV Connect Program aims to accelerate the growth and overall success of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) building modern, cloud-based, line-of-business (LOB) solutions with Dynamics 365 apps on Dataverse and Power Apps or Dynamics 365 Operations Apps.
To enroll and take advantage of all the technical, marketing, and sales enablement benefits of the Business Applications ISV Connect Program, complete the following sections in this article.
It's necessary to complete all the steps in this article before publishing changes to a new or existing offer.
Set up your Microsoft Partner Center account
To set up and manage your account for the ISV Connect program complete the steps from the article: Create a commercial marketplace account in Partner Center. This article provides all the steps to create a new account as well as information on adding new publishers to the commercial marketplace program.
This step requires an Owner or Manager role in Partner Center.
Accept the Business Applications ISV Program Addendum
Participation in this program requires you to review and accept the Business Applications Addendum.
This step requires an Owner or Manager role in Partner Center for your account to sign legal agreements.
Sign in to Partner Center.
Select Settings (gear icon) > Account Settings.
Select the version link and view the agreement.
To agree and accept the agreement, select Accept Agreement.
To complete this step, you must accept the Business Applications ISV Connect Addendum. If this agreement is not displayed as an option, skip to the Publish and certify your application below to first create a draft offer. Then return to this step once the draft offer exists. At that time, this agreement will be presented and can be accepted. This system requires that this step be completed prior to submission of the draft offer for certification.
Set up your billing information
Set up billing information for the Business Applications ISV Connect Program.
This step requires an Owner or Manager role in Partner Center for your account to update billing information.
- Sign in to Partner Center.
- Select Settings (gear icon) > Account Settings.
- Under Organization profile, select Billing profile and then the Developer tab.
- Review the primary contact and billing information that is populated from your legal entity. Invoices are sent by email, so be sure to specify the desired email address to receive them.
- To make changes, select Update.
- If applicable, provide Tax ID/VAT ID settings.
- To save your changes, select Update.
You can update your billing profile at any time. However, Company Name and billing address Country cannot be changed later.
Publish and certify your application
After you have completed the steps above, your existing Dynamics 365 apps on Dataverse and Power Apps and/or Dynamics 365 Operations Apps will be available for editing in Partner Center. You will also have the option to create new applications.
The final step for enrollment in the Business Applications ISV Connect program is to publish and certify your existing applications. To create, publish, and certify your application for Microsoft AppSource, follow the appropriate link:
You need to re-certify your apps every 6 months to keep them live on AppSource. For details, see marketplace policy Commercial Marketplace Certification Policies.
Ask your Account Manager or contact Microsoft Partner Support for assistance with your account. For general information on the Business Applications ISV Connect Program, see: