Requirements

  • A business Gmail account

  • An iOS device (for two-factor authentication)

  • A D-U-N-S® Number (verifies your organization’s identity and legal entity status)

  • Legal Entity Status

    • Your organization must be a legal entity so that it can enter into contracts with Apple. We do not accept DBAs, fictitious businesses, trade names, or branches.

  • Legal Binding Authority

    • As the person enrolling your organization in the Apple Developer Program, you must have the legal authority to bind your organization to legal agreements. You must be the organization’s owner/founder, executive team member, senior project lead, or an employee with legal authority granted to you by a senior employee.

  • A Website

    • Your organization’s website must be publicly available and the domain name must be associated with your organization.


Enrollment Process

Step 1: Go to Google Play Console

Sign in with your Google Gmail account or create a new account

Review and accept Play Console Terms of Service

Step 2: Enter developer information

  • Public developer name: the name of your organization.

  • Secondary contact email address: an additional email address that Google will use to contact your organization

  • Contact phone number: a phone number where Google can reach you to confirm enrollment.

Note: To create an account you'll need to pay a one-off $25 registration fee. You may be asked to verify your identity using a valid ID to complete your account registration. If Google can't verify your identity, the registration fee won't be refunded.

Step 3: Activate your Developer Account

You will receive an email from Google notifying you when your account is ready to be activated.

Note: This process can take up to a week to activate.

Step 4: Transaction ID

After you have paid the $25USD fee, look for the transaction ID in the payment confirmation email from Google.

Example format of a transaction ID: PDS.0123-4567-8910-1234

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