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The authorized profile administrator (APA) of your headquarters location will need to perform the following steps in the PartnerWorld profile.

Steps to apply:

This will open your PartnerWorld profile in a new window where you can then follow the steps above to apply.

Business Partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are required to complete a form as part of their application submission for the Business Partner Agreement (BPA) for Software Value Incentive. Please complete and sign the attached application form then send a scanned copy in an e-mail to Without this, your Business Partner Agreement (BPA) for Software Value Incentive application will be rejected. As part of your Business Partner Agreement (BPA) for Software Value Incentive applications, it is mandatory to provide:

  1. a scanned copy of your Company Registration / Commercial Registration documents or certificate. and
  2. a scanned copy of your Tax Registration documents or certificate.


To apply for SVI, you must have one current software IBM sales mastery and two current software IBM technical certifications in at least one IBM Product Group or in one brand.

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Certifications that count towards PartnerWorld advanced and premier membership attainment in one of the five IBM Software brands also count for SVI.

Please note: Qualification criteria can vary by country. Please check with your local IBM representative.

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