How To Add Partners To Your Facebook Business Manager in 2022?

If you are working with a Facebook ad agency or freelancer then the best way to work with them is to add them as partners to your Facebook Business Manager.

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This way you don’t need to add users to the Business Manager one by one and you can manage the permissions and roles for the employee of the agency in one central place.

So in this short tutorial, we are going to show you how to add partners to Business Manager, what are the requirements for adding partners to your Business Manager and what you can do if you can’t add partners to the Facebook BM.

So without further ado, let’s see how to give partners access to a Business Manager.

How to add partners to Facebook Business Manager?

  1. Open up the Facebook Business Manager account
  2. Click on the hamburger menu, then select ‘Business Settings’
  3. On the left column, click on ‘Partner’ under the ‘Users’ section.Partners in Facebook Business Manager Business Settings
  4. Here you can see all the partners you have already added to your Business Manager.
  5. To add a new partner to Business Manager, click on ‘Add’.add partner to business maanger
  6. You will see a dropdown here. Select ‘Give a partner access to your assets’ option.give or ask partner to access in facebook business manager
  7. Next, you need to add the Business ID of your partner’s Business Manager. You can read our tutorial on how to find the Business ID here.add partner Business ID in Business Manager
  8. Once you have added the Business ID of your partner, click on ‘Next’.
  9. Here you have to select first the type of assets you want to add access to. Then select the specific asset that you want to give access to the partner. Finally, you have to specify the permission the partner and its users will have over the asset:assign assets to partner in facebook business manager
  10. Once you added all the assets that you wanted your partner to have permission to, click on ‘Save Changes’

If this was successful, you will see a popup message like this:

Facebook Business assets added to partner

If you prefer a video tutorial, you can check out this one on how to add partners to the Business Manager:

As you have seen above, you can also ask request to access another Business Manager and its assets. Here is how to do it:

How request access to a partner’s Business Manager assets?

  1. Open up the Facebook Business Manager account where you want add a partner to
  2. Click on the hamburger menu, then select ‘Business Settings’
  3. On the left column, click on ‘Partner’ under the ‘Users’ section.
  4. Here you see all the partners you have already added to your Business Manager.
  5. To add a new partner to Business Manager, click on ‘Add’.
  6. You will see a dropdown here. Select ‘Ask a partner to share their assets’ option.
  7. Next, click on ‘Get Started’.
  8. As you can see, you have to add your Contact Name, Email and your Business ID first. Then you have to add your role and the partner role in the partnership.
  9. Once you filled in everything, click on ‘Request Assets type’.
  10. Next, you have to select which types of assets you want to have access to and the permission levels,
  11. Then click on ‘Confirm and Review’.
  12. Confirm it.

If you no longer work with a partner you have to remove that partner from the Business Manager as well as they shouldn’t have access to your assets anymore. Here is how to do it:


Remove partner from Facebook Business Manager

  1. Open the Facebook Business Manager account where the partner is added to.
  2. Click on the ‘Business Settings’ page from the hamburger menu
  3. Under the ‘Users’ section click on ‘Partner’
  4. Here you will see all the partners you have shared assets with.
  5. Click on the one you want to remove from the BM
  6. In the top right corner, you should see a ‘Remove’ button, click on it.
  7. Confirm that you want to remove this partner from the Business Manager

FAQ – How to add partners to Facebook Business Manager?

How to add an agency to Facebook Business Manager?

The best way to add an agency to your Business Manager is to add them as partners as we show in this tutorial. You can then easily control the permission and access of all users of that agency.

Can’t add partners to Facebook Business Manager

If you can’t add partners to the Facebook BM, check if you are the admin of the Facebook Business Manager. Only administrators of the Business Manager can add other businesses as partners to the it.

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