Membership Account :
There are two type of membership to select in apple developer portal. You can select which ever you need :
If you’re looking to develop apps for Apple platforms, download the Xcode developer tools, SDKs, and resources for free on the Xcode downloads page. Program membership is not required. If you already don’t have an Apple ID, you can create one here.
Apple Developer Program. If you’re an individual or sole proprietor/single person business interested in creating apps for distribution on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, enrol in the Apple Developer Program. Membership includes access to beta OS releases, advanced app capabilities, and tools to develop, test, and distribute apps and Safari extensions. Developers enrolled as individuals will sell apps on the App Store using their personal name.
99 USD per membership year
Enrolling as an Organization
If you’re enrolling your organization, you’ll need an Apple ID as well as the following to get started:
A DUNS® Number
Your organization must have a DUNS Number so that Apple can verify your organization’s identity and legal entity status. These unique ninedigit numbers are assigned by Dun & Bradstreet and are widely used as standard business identifiers. You can check to see if your organization already has aDUNS Number and request one if necessary. They are free in most jurisdictions.
Legal Entity Status
Your organization must be a legal entity so that it can enter into contracts with Apple. Apple do not accept DBAs, Fictitious Businesses, Trade names, or branches.
Legal Binding Authority
As the person enrolling your organization in the Apple Developer Program, you must have the legal authority to bind your organization to legal agreements. You must be the organization’s owner/founder, executive team member, senior project lead, or have legal authority granted to you by a senior employee.
You can get more information about membership from here. So once you get your apple member ship account, you can download any apps from app store and also you can ship any apps to app store till the validity.
Tips to keep in mind:
● Be strong in basic syntax and methods.
● Before start building iOS apps, be clear with MVC pattern and also be clear with the function.
● Be strong with the concept of app what you are building
● Keep updates with Xcode and also keep updates with the iOS versions.