Welcome to the Thunderbolt™ 3 peripheral developer portal, your one stop shop for becoming a Thunderbolt developer, submitting new peripheral proposals for Thunderbolt 3 peripherals, and tracking them through the evaluation process.
This tool will help guide you to become a Thunderbolt 3 developer and, when ready, will help guide you as you determine the best path to develop a new Thunderbolt 3 based peripheral.
A new Peripheral Developer Welcome Package is now available that will outline the development options available, provide initial technical information to create a device proposal for technical assessment, insure expectations are set regarding the support model for development options, and summarize the required certification testing that must be passed prior to shipping Thunderbolt 3 based products.
A few steps must be taken prior to beginning development of a new Thunderbolt 3 based peripheral device.
A brief flow chart is included here to summarize the Thunderbolt 3 Peripheral development process:
To begin the process, please fill out the following form including your company details and the Thunderbolt PM will get the process started. If you have already started the process, please click here.