Don’t expect to become a certified Apple developer overnight. Completing step 1 takes a matter of minutes. Completing step 2 takes…. well, I can’t tell you how long it takes, because we’re still waiting.
HOW TO Create an iPhone Developer Account (IOS)
1. Register as a new Apple developer at http://developer.apple.com/programs/start/standard/create.php
2. Confirm whether you are an individual or a company
When we indicated that Outskirts Press was a company registering to become an Apple Developer, we were notified that our application was under review. All developer registrations under-go a review process, and the review process for an “individual” (which is also a choice) is presumably faster than the review process for a “company” (which is the choice we selected). Individuals, I have been told by others, are reviewed and/or approved within 1-2 days, although that estimate came before Apple development was at the state of popularity it is today, so that could be a short estimate now.
As for our review as a company, it took Apple 7 days to send a request for more information. In a couple hours I’ll report on the message we received from Apple and what we sent them and how long it took (is taking)…