Apple Store - Business

Apple Store- Business

To have your own application available in the APP Store,  a developer account needs to be created in the App Store, it requires an Apple device (IOS),  to enable the two factor authentication.

Some of the latest versions of IOS and MacOS require this additional information to protect your information.

To have your own application in the Apple Store, you need to open a Developer account at Apple. If you want to open a business account, the process is a bit more complex than for Individuals

There are two options  when creating an APP account: Individuals or Business.

  • Business accounts can take up to 40 days for the process to be completed. (Company is visible in the store) You can have multiple administrators 
Business Account - When opening an apple ID business account in the USA the process will only take up to 10 days to open
  • Individual accounts can take up to 2 working days ( Your name is visible in the store) You can have one administrator

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.

Step 1 - Create an apple ID

Click on the link below and create your apple account ID:

Create an Apple ID

Then, you should accept the statement below:

Step 2 DUNS number

You will now retrieve your DUNS Number. This is a code which 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, continue with the next process. Remembering that you can contact for difficulties with the official support by email:

Step 3 - Two Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication

As you login, you will be redirected to this page where you can edit your information:

Then you will begin your two-factor authentication:

Step 4 - Payment

With two factor activation enabled, just go to the Apple Developer website in the account section, log in, and access security:

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 follow the button at the bottom of the "Start your Enrollment" 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, must be carried out the process of Payment of the store, the annual cost to access the Apple Store:

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):

Additional information

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> Click on the Apple ID, iCloud, iTunes and App Store account name> Click on Password and Security, and finally, the Two-Factor Authentication option will display the Disabled option.

During the iOS Apple submission, you may receive multiple requests to login in into your account, both from Apple push notification system or by SMS. These are expected and you don’t need to worry about it, it can be safely ignored.

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