• For Business+ app accounts
  • Not for Free, Pro, and Pro+ app accounts

What's an Android Organization Developer Account?

To launch an app, you must have both an Apple and Android (Google Play Console) developer account. Due to the increasing popularity and accessibility of mobile apps, publishers like Google and Apple frequently change developer standards an increase requirements. 

This can be frustrating for us app owners, however is is a necessary part of being an app developer. Managing your developer accounts is a big part of maintaining and owning an app. Often, you will receive developer communications with important updates and agreements you must review and complete.

One of the latest Google Play Console requirements that rolled out in early 2024 affected what kind of account you must sign up for. Until this point, many of our app owners had "Personal Developer Accounts" but due to impractical testing requirements, you must now set up your developer account as an "Organization Developer Account"

This help article walks you through the steps you need to take to complete this and gives you helpful links for more information.

Creating a Developer Account for an Organization

Setting up a Google Play Console organization account requires the following information:

Requirements as of 6/5/2024

Visit the Google Play Console help article for the most up-to-date requirements

NOTE: You DO NOT need to move forward with setting your Google Play Console account now, on your own. This is part of the onboarding process and you will work with our team to do this. The above is being provided so you understand the requirements.

Obtaining a D-U-N-S Number

Most business owners are able to provide the above information, with the exception of the D-U-N-S number, which is free to request:

Visit the Google Play Console help article for more information

Here is the link to the official Dun and Bradstreet website as well as a few others to help guide you as you request your D-U-N-S number:

Please note that you may need to provide business license and/or an EIN number during this process. Follow the instructions and contact Dun and Bradstreet support if you have questions as you progress through your set up process.

I Received my D-U-N-S Number. Now What?

As part of your onboarding process, you will meet with our Onboarding Manager to set up your Apple and Google developers accounts. We do this towards the end of the app launch process. Please stay in contact with our Onboarding Manager for next steps.