Apple Store - Business
There are two options when creating an App account: Individual or Business.
- Business accounts can take up to 40 days for the process to be completed. In this account, you can have multiple administrators. The Company will be displayed in the store.
- Individual accounts can take up to 2 working days, however, you can only have one administrator for it. The name of the person who opened the account will be displayed in the store.
Apple store is very rigorous when opening Business accounts. They not only request new documentation but, contact your business for verification.
There is an annual 99.00 US Dollars of charge. They require an international credit card and the card holder's name must be the same as the account being created.
Some of the latest versions of iOS and macOS require this additional information to protect your information.
Step by step
Create an Apple ID
Click on the link below and create your apple account ID:
Then, you should accept the statement below:
You will now retrieve your DUNS Number. This is a code that identifies companies for international commercial trade.
To learn more about the DUNS number or to acquire a DUNS number, Click here
When you have your DUNS number continue this process:
Click on this link if you already have an Apple ID created.
Please make sure to complete the fields above correctly. You will then receive an email.
After confirming the DUNS number by email, you can carry on with the process. Remembering that you can contact for difficulties with the official support by email:
As you log in, you will be redirected to this page where you can edit your information:
Then you will begin your two-factor authentication:
Add your telephone number and Customer Success number, which is responsible for your support, to publish the iOS App and send updates.
Then select Join the Apple Developer Program:
Click Enroll in the upper right corner,
Confirm that you have all the information requested to proceed with the process, then click on the Start your Enrollment button at the bottom of the page.
In Entity Type choose Company / Organization, then click Continue.
Then, select the option I am the owner/founder and have the authority to bind my organization to legal agreements and fill in the field with your corporate email.
Fill in the information below with the DUNS Number that was previously generated, and then click Continue
And finally, you'll be able to fill in your credit card information and complete your Apple Store payment.
After entering the payment information with an international card, Apple will send you an email confirming your purchase and guaranteed access.
Official Apple Support
For official support from Apple itself in this operation, simply access the Support site, select the subject that is having difficulty:
Support is provided via Email or Phone (with 1min of waiting for connection during business hours):
If you can not enable Two-Factor Authentication by your computer, you can perform the iPhone activation procedure.
To perform the procedure, simply click on Settings > Apple ID, iCloud, iTunes, and App Store account name > Click on Password and Security, and finally, you'll be able to activate the two-step authentication.