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How long did Apple take to approve you as a developer?

06-08-2009, 08:08 PM
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How long did Apple take to approve you as a developer?

Hey guys,
I was wondering how long Apple took to approve you as a developer?
06-08-2009, 08:54 PM
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Like 3 hours.

EDIT: It depends on how you approach the process, whether it be as an individual or a company. A company has a significantly longer approval time, meaning it takes weeks and sometimes months.

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06-08-2009, 09:27 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kris Jones View Post
Like 3 hours.

EDIT: It depends on how you approach the process, whether it be as an individual or a company. A company has a significantly longer approval time, meaning it takes weeks and sometimes months.
It only took them about 15 minutes to approve me. Not even that. It didn't take any time at all. I did sign up as an individual though.

Yes, companies can take up to a month. Sometimes (rarely) more.
06-08-2009, 09:59 PM
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Yeah, individuals are pretty quick. It took 10-20 minutes for me.
06-08-2009, 10:56 PM
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Seriously? So fast? I heard of companies taking like 2 weeks, so if I sign up for the individual $99 program it will be that fast? (The inividual one, not the $99 team one) When did you register?
06-09-2009, 01:37 AM
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Seriously? So fast? I heard of companies taking like 2 weeks, so if I sign up for the individual $99 program it will be that fast? (The inividual one, not the $99 team one) When did you register?
It's super simple as an individual. Companies take awhile because they have to verify the articles of incorporation and inspect the tax forms for proper taxation of the company.

Nothing to verify except a name as an individual.

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06-09-2009, 05:17 AM
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Wow cool. Thanks!
06-09-2009, 11:19 AM
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It's super simple as an individual. Companies take awhile because they have to verify the articles of incorporation and inspect the tax forms for proper taxation of the company.

Nothing to verify except a name as an individual.
I wouldn't count on that. As an individual it took 8 days for me to be approved. On the 8th day I called them and they completed it over the phone it about 10 minutes....

I'm from Canada - not sure if that has anything to do with it....

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06-09-2009, 07:23 PM
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When did you register? And was it a one person company or a two people in one?
06-09-2009, 07:26 PM
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Yeah, our approval process as a company took about 3 weeks.

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