How to Become an Authorized HP Reseller

Updated April 17, 2017

Becoming a HP reseller allows you to earn commission when your customers purchase HP products. These products include desktop computers, laptops and printers. HP resellers are referred to as partners. Becoming a HP reseller requires several steps.

Incorporate your business. HP accepts only incorporated companies into the HP partnership program.

Build your company website. HP will not approve your request without a professional company website. Additionally, your e-mail address must be incorporated with your company's domain.

Secure a physical address. You must have a valid physical (brick and mortar) location.

Register to access the application web page. The HP Partner Portal web page is located in the Resources section.

Complete the application.

Receive an e-mail confirmation. After completion of the application, you should receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your application. However, it may take up to 24 hours to receive the confirmation e-mail. In about four business days, you will receive another e-mail that will either confirm acceptance of your bid to be an authorised HP reseller or request additional information.

Things You'll Need

  • internet access
  • Physical store location
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