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How to Create an Apple Developer Account

To become an iOS app developer, first, you must have an Apple Developer account.

Below is a step by step guide on how to create an Apple Developer account:

Step 1

Go to:

http://developer.apple.com/programs/ios/

and press "Enroll".

Press ‘Enroll’

Scroll down and press "Start Your Enrollment".

Scroll down and press 'Start Your Enrollment'

"Sign in" in case you already have an Apple ID or press "Create Apple ID" if you don't have one and need to create it for the first time.

(If you have to create a new ID do not forget to open the verification email to collect the code requested by Apple.)

'Sign in' in case you allready have an Apple ID or press 'Create Apple ID' if you don't have one and need to create it for the first time.

After Signing In

After signing in, scroll down and look for the "Developer Program" button.

After sign in, scroll down and look for the 'Developer Program' button

You will have to repeat the first two steps while you are Signed in.

Then, after making sure you agree to the terms and conditions, verify the checkbox and press "Submit".

After making sure you agree to the terms and conditions, verify the checkbox and press 'Submit'.

On this screen are the options for you to register as an individual, company or as a government organization. Do note that the process involved with the company and government organization takes a little longer as there are more to process. 

As an individual or sole proprietor/single person business, the enrolled developers is to publish and monetize their app on the App Store using their personal name.

As with an organization, the exception is that it is available for your entire development team and the apps will be sold using their legal entity name.

Our guide only covers the individual registration, as companies and educational institutions must provide a D-U-N-S Number (available for free) registered to their legal entity.

On this screen you can choose to register individually or as a company, note that when selecting the company option the process is a little longer.

Fill in all required fields, check the checkbox and press "Continue".

(Once again, make sure you agree to the terms and conditions before you continue)

Fill in all required fields, check the checkbox and press 'Continue'.

Make sure all your details are correct and only then press "Continue".

Make sure all your details are correct and only then press 'Continue'.

Read the submitted information and, if you agree to the terms and conditions, accept and proceed to the payment by pressing the "Purchase" button.

Read the submitted information and, if you agree to the terms and conditions, accept and proceed to the payment by pressing the 'purchase' button

 

Complete the purchase

Log in with your Apple account.

Then you must log in with your Apple account.

Finally, simply fill out the next form to complete payment.

The form should require data such as:

  • Name

  • Phone Number

  • Company Name

  • Company Address

  • City

  • Postal code

  • Card number

After the payment, you will receive in your inbox the confirmation to your registration on iOS developer program.

Note: Your purchase can take up to two days until it's confirmed.

If any problems come up, do not hesitate to contact Apple Support.

Besides the confirmation email, you will also receive an activation code (as shown in the example below). Do not forget to use it.

Besides the confirmation email also receive an activation code (as shown in the example below), do not forget to use it.

Thank you for following this guide. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us and we will try our best to support you.


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