New to the Google Play Developer Console? Learn the basics

Register for a Google Play Developer account

To publish Android apps on Google Play, you'll need to create a Google Play Developer account.

Here's how to get started:

Step 1: Sign up for a Google Play Developer account

Using your Google Account, you can sign up for a Developer account. Once you have a Developer account, you'll be able to use the Google Play Developer Console to publish and manage your apps.

Sign up for a Developer account

Note: If you already have a Google Play Developer account that you've linked to a Google Payments Merchant account and want to change your bank account's currency or country, you'll need to create a new Google Account.

Once you've created a new account, our support team can transfer your existing apps to your new account.

Step 2: Accept the Developer Distribution Agreement

During the sign up process, you'll need to review and accept the Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement.

Step 3: Pay registration fee

There is a $25 USD one-time registration fee that you can pay through using the following types of credit or debit cards:

  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover (U.S. only)
  • JCB (Japan and U.S. only)
  • Visa Electron (Outside of the U.S. only)

Note: The types of cards accepted may vary by location.

Step 4: Complete your account details

Type your account details. Your "Developer name" is displayed to customers on Google Play.

You can add more account information after you've created your account.

Note: Some resources may not be available in all languages. If you're not a developer and need help getting started with Google Play, visit the Google Play Help Center.
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