Submission & Review Process

New App Review Requirements

On May 1, 2018, Facebook announced new approval requirements that affect some apps that integrate with Facebook Platform APIs, including the Messenger Platform. These new requirements are in addition to the Messenger Platform's submission and review requirements.

For more information and to find out if your app submission is affected, visit the Facebook Platform app review documentation.

Once you have finished building your Messenger app, you must submit it to our team for review and approval before it can be make publicly available to everyone on Messenger. To make this process as smooth as possible, take some time to the resources below, which will walk you through everything you need to know to successfully publish your bot.

Pre-launch Checklist
After all the hard work you have put into building your Messenger app, launching it is a big deal! The pre-launch checklist is your guide to things you should consider before submitting your app, from features to best practices to testing. View Pre-launch Checklist
Submission Guide
Once you are ready to submit your app for review, follow the steps in our submission guide to ensure you complete all the steps necessary to get approved. View Submission Guide