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Join PartnerWorld

Join your company's existing PartnerWorld membership

Add yourself to your company's membership

An IBM ID is a single ID and password you can use across the ibm.com domain. You will need an IBM ID to add yourself to your company's IBM PartnerWorld membership.

Do you have an IBM ID ?

No, I need to get an IBM ID
Yes, I have an IBM ID

Is your company already registered in IBM PartnerWorld?

What do you need?

You’ll need your company’s unique 16 character alphanumeric token, obtained from your company’s Authorized Profile Administrator (APA).

Who is my APA?

The APA is the person within your company who is responsible for administering your company’s relationship with IBM. After your APA approves your association with your company, you will receive a welcome email from PartnerWorld.

Not sure if your company is registered or who your APA is?

Call 1-800-426-9990


Create a new company registration

Do you need to create a new PartnerWorld membership for your company?

Register your company and add yourself to the membership in the process

An IBM ID is a single ID and password you can use across the ibm.com domain. You will need an IBM ID before your register your company for IBM PartnerWorld membership.

Do you have an IBM ID?

No, I need to get an IBM ID
Yes, I have an IBM ID

Applications must be completed by an individual authorized to sign agreements on behalf of the legal company.

The individual who registers the company will also register themselves as the Primary Relationship Contact (PRC) during this step. The PRC is responsible for assigning Authorized Profile Administrators (APAs).

Once you've applied for membership as a new company, allow 2 business days for email notification of approval.


Apply to sell products and services

PartnerWorld membership allows you to access the information and support you need to work with IBM products and services; however, you must submit an additional application in order for your company to become authorized to sell or resell selected hardware, software, services, training, and financing. Allow 7-10 business days for approval of the Reseller application.


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