DSA Apple Compliance for Studio CBA (Trader Declaration)


Welcome to the guide on completing DSA (Digital Services Act) Apple Compliance for your Custom Branded App. Ensuring compliance with Apple's guidelines is crucial for maintaining your app's presence on the App Store and reaching your audience effectively.

Why DSA Compliance Matters

Ensuring DSA compliance is crucial for maintaining trust and transparency with your app users and adhering to regulatory requirements set forth by Apple. By completing DSA compliance, you demonstrate your commitment to protecting user data, providing a safe and secure digital environment, and upholding ethical business practices. Failure to comply with these regulations may result in penalties, loss of user trust, and even removal of your app from the App Store, potentially impacting your brand reputation and business viability.


Below are step-by-step instructions to help you navigate through the process smoothly:


Steps to Complete DSA Apple Compliance

  1. Log in to App Store Connect: Sign in as the Account Holder and navigate to the "Business" section.
  2. Complete Compliance Requirements: Locate and click on "Complete Compliance Requirements" within the Business section.
  3. Select Account Type: Choose "This is a Trader Account" to proceed.
  4. Enter Contact Information: Provide or confirm the required contact information and click "Next".
  5. Validate Email Address: Verify the email address provided using two-factor authentication.
  6. Validate Phone Number: Similarly, validate the phone number provided using two-factor authentication.
  7. Upload Documentation: Follow the instructions to upload necessary documentation that verifies your business name and address. Ensure that the documentation meets Apple's requirements. Once uploaded, click "Next".
  8. Review Information: Carefully review all the provided information to ensure accuracy. Once confirmed, click "Confirm".

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I verify if I have completed it?
A: You can check the status of your compliance in App Store Connect under the "Business" section. Look for the status indicator or any notifications related to compliance.


Q: If I am not selling in the EU and only service clients in other countries, do I need to perform these actions?

A: Yes, you still need to complete the DSA Apple Compliance regardless of your target market. Since your app is available for download globally, compliance is necessary to maintain its presence on the App Store.


Q: Can you complete this process for me?

A: No, the completion of DSA Apple Compliance is the responsibility of the Account Holder or an authorized representative of the app's brand.


For further assistance you can refer to Apple's official guide or contact Apple's support team.

By following these steps and ensuring compliance, you can continue to offer your branded app to users on the Apple App Store seamlessly.


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