Applying for publisher verification for your organization

To offer paid plans for your app or to include a marketplace badge in your app listing, you must complete the publisher verification process for your organization.

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Publisher verification ensures that GitHub has a way to contact you, that you've enabled two-factor authentication for your organization, and that your organization's domain has been verified.

Once your organization has been verified, you can publish paid plans for your app. For information, see "Setting pricing plans for your listing."

To offer paid plans for your app, the app must be owned by an organization and you must have owner permissions in the organization. If your app is currently owned by a user account, you'll need to transfer the ownership of the app to an organization. For more information, see "Transferring ownership of a GitHub App" or "Transferring ownership of an OAuth App."

Requesting publisher verification

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your organizations. Your organizations in the profile menu

  2. Next to the organization, click Settings. The settings button

  3. In the left sidebar, click Developer settings. Developer settings option in the organization settings sidebar

  4. Under "Developer settings", click Publisher Verification. Publisher verification option in the organization settings sidebar

  5. Under "Publisher Verification", complete the information in the checklist:

    Publisher Verification checklist

  6. Click Request Verification. GitHub will review your details and let you know once your publisher verification is complete.

Further reading

For information about the process of publishing apps, see "About GitHub Marketplace."

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