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How to Create Google Play Developer Account

To host an app in the Google Play Store, you will need to create a Google Play account

In this lesson:

  • Learn how to register for a Google Play Developer account
  • Invite NAPPS to your account, on created

⚠️ Important Note

There is a one-time $25 enrollment fee and you will need to Sign up with a Gmail account and set up the 2-Step Verification

  • If you do not have a Gmail account, you can create a free one here
  • To set up Google's 2-Step Verification, please refer to this guide

Once you have those steps completed, you can follow the instructions below on how to complete your enrollment.

How to Register for a Google Play Developer Account

Step 1

Navigate to,

Step 2

Confirm you are logged into the correct Gmail account you would like to have your Google Play account associated with, please look at the top left corner under 'Google Play Console'.

Step 3

Choose to enroll as an ‘Organization or Business'

Step 4

To start the enrollment, you will need to fill in your organization’s information, as shown in the screenshot below

Step 5

Next, compete the ‘About you’ section explaining why you are registering for a Google Play Developer account

Step 6

Complete the ‘Apps’ section:

  • List the number of apps you plan to create
  • Answer ‘No’ for earning money on Google Play
    • We do no support paid apps
  • For ‘App Categories’ select ‘None of the Above’

Step 7

Finally, check and agree to the terms then select ‘Create an account and pay’ to add your payment information

Invite NAPPS to your Google Play Developer Account


  • Once your account is created you can navigate to the Google Play Console and select ‘Users and Permissions’ on the left-hand side;
  • Click ‘Invite new users’ and add with ‘Admin’ privileges;
  • Tap ‘Invite User’ to complete the invitation process;

⚠️ Important Note

If Google Play is unable to verify your ID with the initial business information entered, you will need mto submit additional information to complete the virifications process. You will see a banner upon accessing Google Play Console with a link to complete the necessary steps