FAQ on Google Adsense PIN



All Google Adsense publishers are required to enter a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in order to be eligible to receive payments from Adsense. You will receive the PIN via mail after your earnings balance has reached $50. Adsense publishers in the Philippines have reported that it usually takes around 20 days to 2 months before they receive the PIN from Adsense.

Below is a short FAQ about the Google Adsense PIN.

  • Why is a PIN necessary?

The PIN (Personal Identification Number) is key to verifying your Google AdSense account so that you can receive payments. Once your account balance reaches $100 — provided you have entered the PIN and removed all other holds from your account — you will be all clear to receive payments from Adsense.

PINs were issued starting January 28, 2005 — if your account was approved before this date, you do not need to enter in a PIN.

  • What does a PIN mailer look like?

PINs are printed on PIN mailers, which are white 4.5 x 6 inch (11.4 x 15.2 cm) postcards. Below are the front and back images of the PIN mailer that Google sends to publishers.

  • When can I receive my PIN?

Once your account balance reaches $50 $10 (now lowered to $10), your PIN is generated and sent via first class mail within 3-5 days. You can view the date it is generated by clicking the “Please enter your PIN” link on your Payment History page. PINs normally arrive within 2-4 weeks but in the Philippines, publishers are reporting that they receive the PIN anytime between 20 days and 2 months after the PIN was generated. Go here to discuss with other Philippine Adsense publishers about their experiences in receiving the PIN mailer.

  • When do I need to enter my PIN in order to be eligible for payments?

You need to enter your PIN by the 15th of the month so that you will be qualified for payments for that month. For example, if your account balance exceeded $100 during January, you should enter your PIN on or before February 15th in order to qualify for payment in February. If you entered the PIN after the 15th, your earnings are rolled over to the following month and you will be paid during the next payment cycle.

  • Is there a validity period for the PIN I received?

Yes, you have 6 months from the date the PIN was initially issued. If you did not enter the PIN within 4 months, only Public Service Ads will show up in your ads. If you still have not entered your PIN within 6 months, Google will disable your account and your unpaid earnings will be refunded to the advertisers.

  • It’s been months and I still haven’t received my PIN. Help!

Don’t fret, if you were unable to receive the first PIN, you are allowed to request at most 2 more replacement PINs. Make sure, however, that you request for a new PIN 3 weeks after your last PIN was mailed.

To request for a new PIN:

  1. Log in to your AdSense account.
  2. Click the “My Account” tab.
  3. Continue to the Payment History page.
  4. Click the “Please enter your PIN” link.
  5. Click “Request a new PIN”
  • My old PIN has arrived but I already requested a new one. What do I do?

All replacement PINs issued for your account are exact duplicates of the original, so you can enter any of the PINs you receive, regardless of which one arrives first.

Click here to discuss with other PMT members how to earn from Google Adsense.

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11 thoughts on “FAQ on Google Adsense PIN”

  1. I think the article gives good, albeit trite, advice on Adsense and site monetization. The title, though, is obviously just a ploy to attract readers. Nowhere was it mentioned in the article. True, you can earn decent income from Google Adsense but for you to earn millions, you’ll need to be as big as YouTube.

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  2. Hi, i too got my PIN but i couldn’t find the way to enter it. Can you help me how to find the link to enter my pin number. I couldn’t find the link “Please Enter Your PIN” as per the instructions i got from google adsense.

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  3. I also have nowhere to add my pin number, now all I can display is service ads. I have sent numerous emails to adsence help desk without getting any answers.

    Anyone know how to fix this?

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  4. Thank you for this helpful post. Ive hit the $10 mark but am unable to request my pin. Suppose ill just have to be patient…

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  5. Hello All,
    My adsense earning have been reached to 60 dollers but my PIN code generation or sent email not yet arrived. What to do please help..

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  6. hi..there’s no google pin notification e-mail send to me like “we have sent you personal identification pin,so on”. is that possible? but there’s an underlined words in my adsense account about required action, such as to enter the pin. so i make a request, but this is my second time around to make a request and there’s nothing happen..how’s that?can you give me some advice.

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  7. hello , 
     
    they have policies that your website have to be older for 6 months before your eligible to join….they only site countries such as ..china and India ,, is the philippines included ? 

    Thanks .

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