General Information

How do I sign up to offer books on Apple Books?

Click here to get your books in front of millions of readers. Then follow these steps:

  1. Click Get Started.
  2. Enter an Apple ID that has a valid credit card on file. If you don't have one, create one.
  3. Provide your Seller Name and select a publisher type.
  4. Read and accept the terms and conditions.
  5. Check your email. You'll receive a verification email to activate your iTunes Connect account.
  6. Click the link in the email to activate your account.
  7. Sign in to iTunes Connect.
  8. Go to Agreements, Tax, and Banking.
  9. Choose whether you'd like to offer your books for free or add the option to sell them.
  10. Complete any remaining forms and add contact, tax, and banking information if you're going to sell books.

Do I need to provide a U.S. Tax ID to sell books on Apple Books?

Only if you live and work in the United States or if you’re signing up as a company or organization.
A U.S. Tax ID isn’t required for individuals outside of the United States.

Where can I distribute my book?

With Apple Books, you can offer and sell books in the following regions and territories:
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela

I currently offer books for free on Apple Books. Do I need to sign up for a paid account to sell my books?

No. You can request a Paid Books Agreement in Agreements, Tax, and Banking on iTunes Connect to upgrade your account.

I can’t find the answer to my question. Where can I get additional help?

Apple Books Publisher Support is available to assist you via email and phone, 7 days a week. Hours of operation are:

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT
Saturday-Sunday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT

Email

Email support is available in English, Japanese, and Chinese. If you have questions during the sign-up process, send an email to applebooks@apple.com. Otherwise, contact us.

Phone

Phone support is available in English. If you are located in one of the following countries, you can contact Apple Books Publisher Support by phone, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). For Australia, please note that the hours of support are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Australian Eastern Time).

Country Phone Number Notes
Austria 0800070267  
Australia 1300 307 504 Note that this is a low tariff number.
Denmark 80251619  
France 0805 540 117  
Germany 0800 664 5307  
Italy 8007698641  
Netherlands 0800 0201 578  
Norway 240 55185  
Spain 900 812 687  
Sweden 020100528  
U.K. 0800 975 0615  
U.S. (877) 206-2092 Toll-free from U.S. and Canada.

International calling rates may apply elsewhere.