In which countries can I earn commission?

The affiliate program is available in many countries all supported in one dashboard. Visit our Resource site for the list of countries we currently support.

How much commission will I earn?

iTunes Music, Movies, TV, or Books

As an affiliate, you can earn a commission on revenue generated by encoded links. Commissions are eligible on sales for up to 24 hours after a user clicks on your iTunes link.

Movies, TV, and Books earn a 7% commission rate while iTunes Music earn a 2.5% commission rate.

Apple Music

You can earn a one-time 100% commission on the first month of a user’s subscription to Apple Music. Commissions are eligible on sales for up to 30 days after a user clicks on your Apple Music link.

Not all types of memberships are available in all territories or to all customers, and Apple may add or remove membership types and the availability of its services in any territory at any time. Individual and Family Memberships are available in 115 countries while Student Memberships are available in 114 countries. Read here to see a current list of countries for student membership availability.

You will earn commission on sales less any local taxes imposed, such as sales tax or VAT. Per the program terms, products and services eligible for a commission are subject to change without notice at Apple’s sole discretion.

Commission Rates

Per the program terms, products and services eligible for commission are subject to change at Apple’s discretion. We review program rates periodically, making appropriate changes based on market conditions.

How do I know how much money I’ve earned?

You can run reports on sales, commissions, clicks and conversion rates through your affiliate account dashboard.

How do I set up my payment information?

As an affiliate, you can choose to receive payment via your banking institution or in the form of iTunes Store Credit.

Important Note: iTunes Store Credit is available for payout in United States dollars or Japanese yen only. Learn more about this payment option by reading our iTunes Store Credit FAQ.

To set up payment via your bank:

  1. Log into your PHG dashboard, go to Settings > Payment Method.
  2. Choose to be paid out in a single currency or multiple currencies by clicking on “Add Payment Method”, select your tracked currencies, and your paid currency preferences.

You will need to enter your bank information including SWIFT/BIC code*, and a minimum payment threshold. Once your commission has reached this threshold, your commission payment will be released. Depending on the payment currency preferences you selected, the minimum threshold may vary.

*A SWIFT or BIC code is a unique identification code for financial intuitions required for all international payments. If you do not your bank’s swift code, you can reach out to your bank directly for this information or you can search online. If your bank does not support International payments, you can only be paid in the local currency.

You are responsible for the accuracy of your banking information. Payments cannot be made if your banking information is incomplete.

To set up payment for iTunes Store Credit instead:

  1. Log into your PHG dashboard, go to Settings > Payment Method.
  2. When you add your payment method, make sure to click on iTunes Store Credit in the dropdown menu.

*Please note that minimum payment thresholds for iTunes Store Credit are $5 USD or ¥500 with maximum thresholds of $500 USD and ¥50,000 respectively.

Can I choose what currency I would like to be paid in?

Yes, you can select a preferred currency for bank payments by signing in to your affiliate account. If you choose a currency other than that of your country of residence, minimum payment thresholds may be higher before a payment can be made.

For iTunes Store Credit, Paid Currency and Country of Bank must match the Country of the Tracked Currency.  Options for credit redemption include only USD or JPY Currencies at this time.

How long will it take to get paid?

In order to receive a payment, you must provide us with your bank information. Please provide your banking information, select a preferred currency and set a minimum payment threshold by signing in to your affiliate account. You are eligible to receive commissions through direct deposit after you have reached our program minimum payment threshold. Payment thresholds vary by country or currency and can be seen in your account settings. Affiliate payments are available 90 days after the date of sale, assuming your payment threshold has been met.

For iTunes Store Credit payments, details of your code as well as redemption instructions will be sent to the registered email address associated with your affiliate account. If you do not receive this email, please notify us at our Helpdesk for further assistance.

Can I earn commission from sales on the Apple Online Store?

Links to the Apple Online Store products do not earn commissions on the iTunes affiliate program. iTunes gift cards sold on the Apple Online Store are not eligible for affiliate commission. Links to iTunes Gifts on the desktop or within iOS additionally are not eligible for affiliate commission.