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 Customer Engagement and Power Apps (Dynamics CE applications) or Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (Dynamics Ops applications).

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.

Important

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.

Note

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.

Note

This step requires an Owner or Manager role in Partner Center for your account to sign legal agreements.

  1. Sign in to Partner Center.
  2. Select Settings (gear icon) > Account Settings.
  3. Select Agreements.
  4. Select the version link and view the agreement.
  5. To agree and accept the agreement, select Accept Agreement.

Set up your billing information

Set up billing information for the Business Applications ISV Connect Program.

Note

This step requires an Owner or Manager role in Partner Center for your account to update billing information.

  1. Sign in to Partner Center.
  2. Select Settings (gear icon) > Account Settings.
  3. Under Organization profile, select Billing profile and then the Developer tab.
  4. Review the primary contact and billing information that is populated from your legal entity.
  5. To make changes, select Update.
  6. If applicable, provide Tax ID/VAT ID settings.
  7. To save your changes, select Update.

Note

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 CE and/or Dynamics 365 Ops applications will be available for editing in the 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 publish and certify your application to AppSource, follow the appropriate link:

Important

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.

Next steps

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: