Please make sure to visit Your AdSense Page where you can find personalized information about your account to help you succeed with AdSense.

Sign-up and activation

Sign up for AdSense

Follow these steps to get your AdSense account up and running:

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1. Create an AdSense account

To succeed with AdSense, check that your site has interesting and original content that draws visitors to your ads. Learn how to create an AdSense account.

Sign up for AdSense

Note: If you use an AdSense partner (like Blogger) or YouTube,  you should sign up for AdSense or AdSense for YouTube, as applicable, via Blogger or YouTube Studio, as these products follow a different process. For more information, refer to: Advertise on your blog (Blogger) or Set up an AdSense for YouTube account for payments (YouTube).

2. Activate your AdSense account

To activate your AdSense account complete the following tasks:

3. Wait for your payments information and your site to be reviewed

We review your payments information to make sure it's correct. We review your entire site to check it complies with the AdSense Program policies.

When we're done, we send you an email with details on your activation status. This usually takes a few days, but in some cases it can take 2-4 weeks.

4. Start showing ads

When your AdSense account is fully activated, you're ready to start showing ads. Learn how to set up ads on your site.

To help you run a successful AdSense account, we recommend, Your guide to AdSense.

If we can't activate your AdSense account

In some situations, we can't activate your AdSense account. Depending on the reason, you might be able to resume the activation process. For more information, refer to: What to do if AdSense can't activate your account.

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