Opening a developer account on the App Store and Google Play

We are looking forward to launching your digital experience!

We'll need you to do a few things before we can publish your app. Part of that process requires you to open a developer account with Apple and Google.  It’s an easy process but can take up to 2 weeks (or longer for non-profits).

Getting started:

You will need to sign up for both Google and Apple Developer accounts:

The Apple Developer Program annual fee is $99 USD and Google Play has a one-time fee of $25 USD. 

* Note: Please enroll in the Apple Developer Program as an Organization.

Enrolling as an Organization

You’ll need an Apple ID with two-factor authentication turned on, as well as the following to get started:

D-U-N-S® Number

Your organization must have a D-U-N-S Number so that we can verify your organization’s identity and legal entity status. These unique nine-digit numbers are assigned by Dun & Bradstreet and are widely used as standard business identifiers. You can check to see if your organization already has a D-U-N-S Number and request one if necessary. They are free in most jurisdictions. Learn more

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 have 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.

*Please note that if you plan to make your app paid, you can NOT register as a non-profit.  You must register as a business.