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In order to sign up for a developer account, I'll need my parents credit card. However, after going through the signup process, my Dad's name shows up because he is the credit card holder. How can I publish an app under my name, if I don't have access to my own credit card? Should I buy a prepaid one?

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I haven't signed up for the Developer Program yet, but I've seen children who publish apps with the by line saying "By Child's Name and Parent's Name" and the seller simply being the parent. Here's an example. The child, Thomas Suarez, is 12, and he published the app like above.

I don't believe that there's any other way, besides creating a company and publishing through that. You must be at least 18 years old to legally sign up for the iOS Developer Program.

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