Age requirements on Google Accounts
Below are the minimum age requirements to own a Google Account:
- United States: 13 or older, except for Google Accounts created in Family Link for kids under 13
- Spain: 14 or older
- South Korea: 14 or older
- Netherlands: 16 or older
- All other countries: 13 or older
Google Accounts is a unified sign-in system that gives you access to products like Google Play, Gmail, YouTube, and more. Learn more about Google Accounts.
Accounts in G Suite for Education domains may have different age requirements.
Product-specific age requirements
Some Google products have specific age requirements. Here are a few examples:
- YouTube: When a YouTube video has been age-restricted, a warning screen is displayed and only users who are 18 or older can watch it. Learn more about age-restricted videos.
- Google Payments: Most forms of payment are restricted to users who are 18 or older. For age requirements for Play gift card redemption, check your country's terms of service.
- AdSense: 18+
- AdWords: 18+
Disabled account due to incorrect birth date
Across Google services, if you enter a birth date indicating you are not old enough to have a Google Account, your account may be disabled. If you incorrectly entered your birthdate, learn how to re-enable your Google Account.
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