Document requirements for advertiser identity verification

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As part of the advertiser verification program, Google requires advertisers to complete advertiser identity verification.

For identity verification, advertisers are required to submit one of the acceptable documents listed below based on the location their organization is registered in, or resident in if they are an individual.

Acceptable Documents by Location

Organizations are required to submit one of the following registration documents for advertiser identity verification. Acceptable documents include:

  • Extract from CIPC register 
  • VAT registration certificate 
  • DUNS number

Organizations may also provide their Enterprise number. 

Individuals and authorized representatives must submit a South African government-issued photo ID as part of the verification program. Acceptable documents include: 

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • ID book
  • Smart ID card

Other Locations

Palestine

Organizations are required to submit one of the following registration documents for advertiser identity verification. Acceptable documents include:

  • Certificate of incorporation or registration
  • Extract from commercial register
  • Business license
  • Tax certificate
  • DUNS number

Individuals and authorized representatives must submit a government-issued photo ID as part of the verification process proving their residency in Palestine. Acceptable documents include: 

  • Passport
  • National ID card
  • Driver's license
  • Residence permit

 

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