How create apple developer account as an individual
In order to be able to register for Apple Developers (as an individual / sole proprietor / single business person) you have to follow some steps.
In this article, I will explain to you all the requirement steps that are being taken so that you can create an account (as an individual / sole proprietor/business person)
1. Do you have an Apple ID?
During the creation of the account must initially create a digital ID for your account, In order to be able to do so you can access the following link:
After entering the link you will be presented with a form with some data. This data is personal data of you such as first name, last name, country, date of birth, email, password, confirm password
After that you can have your own safety questions for your account, you can choose the appropriate questions with you and write the answers in the place assigned to them.
Note: In case you want to change the safety questions Login and answers can be modified later from inside your account
Then you can click the Continue button, the next picture to show about the account registration form
You will then receive a confirmation email via your email account. Within this email, you will find the verification code for your developer account ID, copy this code and place it in the specified boxes to confirm the account
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2. Registration as a Developer
After extracting the ID number for your Apple account, you can register as a developer by entering the following link:
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After entering your account ID, you will be going to the page of the terms of the agreement for Apple Company, approve it and then click Submit, the next picture for clarification
3. Payment in the Apple Developer Program
To be able to pay in the Apple Developer program you can access the following link
At the end of this page, you will find Start Your Enrollment icon, the following image for clarification
After you click on the Start Your Enrollment icon, you will be redirected to the page where you select your own account type in Apple, select the first choice (Individual / sole proprietor / single person business), The next image for clarification
4. Pay as an individual
After selecting the account (as an individual / sole proprietor/business person), fill the following payment form which including the following data:
Your legal name (registered in your ID card), mobile number, first address, second address, city, zip code, country.
Then press Continue
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5. Complete the payment
Registration for Apple Developers costs 99$ for a year. You have to pay this amount until your developer account is activated then and you can create and publish applications on the iTunes Store.
Press at purchase icon, until the payment process is done, the following image is shown for clarification
After clicking on the purchase icon, your account and payment process will be reviewed by Apple and you will be contacted via e-mail within two business days regarding the approval of the payment process.
In some very few cases when registering (creating a developers account) in Apple Developers Program (as an individual / sole proprietor / one person), the client application is not accepted because Apple views your business as (Online Store) or a large-scale commercial activity. Requires you to re-register as a company or Organization account, and will not be reimbursed 99$ for the individual account.
These cases are rare and occur very rarely, but they are a point to pay attention to.
Updated on: 23/01/2023