In order to be able to publish your app to the App Store, for iOS devices, you will need to have an Apple Developer Account.
Below we will list all the steps that you need to take in order to register for your own Apple Developer Account.
Keep in mind that you will need a few things in order to be able to enroll in the Apple Developer Program, these are the requirements:
If you have an iOS device, you probably already have an Apple ID, if for some reason you don’t have one yet, you can quickly register here: https://appleid.apple.com/account
Enable Two-Factor Authentication
As a security measure, Apple will require you to have two-factor authentication enabled in your Apple ID before you can proceed with the enrollment. You can find more details on how to enable the two-factor authentication clicking here
Apple will also require you to have a DUNS number if you are a Company. If you are not sure if you have a DUNS number or if you’d like to request one (totally free), you can do so in this page: https://developer.apple.com/enroll/duns-lookup/
Why should I enroll as a Company?
You must enroll as an organization if your company is a registered company such as Corporation (Corp., Inc.), Limited Liability Company (LLC, LC, Ltd. Co.), or a legal entity (GmbH, AG, KG, oHg, etc.).
If you are a sole proprietorship you must register as an Individual. Apple does not accept DBAs, fictitious businesses, trade names, or branches for enrollment as a company/organization
Benefits of an Organization account:
Once you have your Apple ID and DUNS Number in hands, you can then proceed with the next steps:
That’s it! The enrollment process is now completed, as soon as you receive a confirmation from Apple saying that your account has been approved you can then invite our team to your account so we can start working on your iOS app.