Google Adsense is the best advertising network to earn money online for bloggers and webmasters. When you get Google Adsense approval, Google start showing ads on your blog or website. Once you reach $10 threshold earning, you can set payment mode in your Google Adsense account.
Before sending payment to you, Google verifies your address by sending Address Verification PIN (Personal Identification Number) at your address. You have to verify your account address by entering 4 digits PIN which comes in a 4.5 x 6 inch (11.4 x 15.2 cm) postcards.
How does the PIN mailer look like?
According to Google Adsense,
PINs are printed on PIN mailers, which are white 4.5 x 6 inch (11.4 x 15.2 cm) postcards. Please see below for images of the front and back of the PIN mailer that we send to publishers via standard mail.
Verify your Google Adsense Account Address using PIN:
Just follow below mentioned process to verify Google Adsense Account address using PIN:
Google generates first PIN and send it to your account address. Once the PIN is generated, following message is displayed into your account.
Your PIN will be sent by post 3-5 days after the date listed above and may take 2-4 weeks to arrive depending on the postal service.
If the 1st PIN fails to reach at your address, Google allows you to request for 2nd PIN and thereafter 3rd PIN. It means you get 3 chances of Address verification. In all the cases Google Address verification PIN remains same.
If you get the PIN mailer, Go to Payment section and enter your PIN number to verify your account address.
There are so many times users don’t receive their address verification PIN. So they become fail to verify the account address.
If you are also failed to verify your account address, Google will start showing blank ads after 6 months. Now what you should do in this case?
If Google Adsense PIN not received, How to still verify the Address?
If you didn’t get your address verification PIN, follow below mentioned steps to verify your address.
Visit Google Adsense website https://www.google.com/adsense and Sign In into your Adsense Account using your Username and Password.
You will see a red line with Payment History link in your Google Adsense Dashboard, just click on the link and you will be redirected to another form.
Now click on the Please Enter Your Pin link, you will be redirected to Enter your PIN section where you can enter your PIN no. Just scroll down and click on this form link.
Note: You have to use this method only after all 3 PIN failed to reach at your address.
As you click on “this form” link, you will get the below mentioned form. Fill account holder Name, Publisher ID and Upload a document which contains account holders Proof of Identity and Proof of Address.
This id can be account holders Bank Pass Book or any other document issued by Government of India. You can use below link to fill the form.
Click on Submit button.
After your request along with document submission, Google Adsense representative will contact you within 2 or 3 days and will verify your account on behalf of your id proof.
After account verification, you can withdraw money from your account without any issue.
Google sends your payment through cheque only but recently Google Adsense announced EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) payments for Adsense Publishers in India.
Here is the reply from Adsense:
Thank you for sending your proof of identity.
I’m happy to let you know that this fulfills the address verification requirement for AdSense. You no longer need to enter a PIN for this account.
The Google AdSense Team”
I hope this article helps you to verify your address.