How much does a Google & Apple Developer Account Cost?
Once your app is ready, the next step is to publish it. All official app stores require you to buy a developer account to be able to publish apps. The prices for each store differ significantly.
Google developer account needs a one-time fee of 25$.
Once you create an account, you have to wait 48 hours for Google to confirm your account. For free apps, Google charges no extra fee but it does take 30% revenue for paid apps on the platform.
Apple developer account costs 99$/ year.
Apple also gives an upgraded Enterprise account which costs 299$ per year. Apple may waive your fee if all the apps that you create and publish are free. Apps belonging to NPOs, government organizations also have their fees waived off.
Note: Fees may differ regionally.