Note: A Google Play Developer account is required to submit your app along with a $25 one-time registration fee.
Register for a Publisher Account
Visit the Google Play Developer Console - You need to have a Google Account to continue, which you can create here.
Enter your payment details for the one-time registration fee.
Complete your account setup by filling in your details and confirming registration.
An email will be sent to you to verify your completed registration. Please be aware that it can take up to 24 hours for your Google Play Developer account to activate.