Verifying your identity with a valid ID

The following Help Center article covers an update visible to a subset of creators. We're testing out additional eligibility criteria for certain features to reduce abuse. If you're part of this update, we may request additional optional verification information when accessing features.
You can learn more and ask questions on this Community Forum thread.

If you choose to verify your identity with an ID,  you’ll need to make sure that:

  • It’s valid
  • It’s current
  • The date of birth on your ID matches the date of birth listed on your Google Account 
  • You’ve checked your country/region in the list below to verify whether any info on your ID must be covered and kept private

Below is a list of valid IDs per country/region & their requirements:

  • Driver's license
  • Identification card
  • Passport
  • Residence permit
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