Oculus Start - Developer Program

Oculus Start is a program created for VR application developers who are just getting started. It provides qualifying developers with access, support and savings so you can focus on what's really important - creating inspired VR applications.

We look forward to supporting you on your journey as a VR developer.

IMPORTANT Note: All Oculus Quest developers MUST PASS the Quest concept review prior to gaining publishing access to the Quest Store and additional resources for Quest development. Please submit a concept document for review as early in your Quest application development cycle as possible. For additional information and context, please see Submitting Your App to the Oculus Quest Store before submitting a Quest Pitch.


A direct path to early tech and networking opportunities get you going faster, first. Benefits may include:

Get developer kits for new and existing hardware.

Receive access to beta tools and services.

Gain new knowledge and bond with fellow developers at industry events like Oculus Connect.


Oculus experts will help you troubleshoot and elevate your VR creations. Benefits may include:

Receive dedicated technical support.

Meet 1:1 with our veteran VR team at local events.

Connect with the community of VR developers to share your development experiences.


Oculus partnerships and network benefits will help offset development costs. Benefits may include:

Receive one year free Unity Plus license or a royalty free Unreal license.*

Get to know the Oculus Store better with Oculus wallet credits.

Discover the right track for your team

Oculus Start provides two tracks to help developers at different stages of development and growth. You will be assigned to a track based on our evaluation of your application.

Start Track

For new VR developers early in development working on launching a commercial title

Growth Track

For veteran developers with experience shipping VR titles who are looking to maximize their growth

Apply to be an Oculus Start member.

As you continue your VR development journey, let us help you along the way.

Oculus Start Terms and Privacy Policy

Unity Plus: Receiving Unity Plus license is limited to those participants with $200,000 USD or less (or foreign equivalent) of gross revenue or funds raised in the most recently-completed fiscal year (determination is subject to Unity in its sole discretion).Unreal: Unreal license is available to participants with up to $5 million USD (or foreign equivalent) in annual gross revenue.