An Apple ID is required in order to join the Apple Developer Program.
Action DetailsRequirements and how-to articles for Apple's action:
RequirementsYou need this to get it done:
You need this to get it done:
The email address you wish to be associated with your account (this is where your verification email will be sent.) The email address you provide will be your new Apple ID.
A phone number which can be used to verify your identity via phone call or SMS (you can choose which to use.)
Date of Birth
Your date of birth.
Your first and last name.
The country/region in which you are based.
The verification code which was sent to either your phone number or email address.
Pick three security questions and enter your answers for them (in case you ever get locked out of your account.)
Credit Card/Billing Information
Your credit card and billing information (you will not be charged until you make a purchase, and you can change or remove your payment details later.)