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Your earnings (getting paid)

Some features described on this page may not be available, as selling books on Google Play is limited to certain countries.

Requirements

If you're missing an expected payment, sign in to the Partner Center and go to the Payment Center. Edit each payment profile to see any alerts about issues preventing payment, and use our troubleshooter to learn how to resolve them. You can also sign up for email notifications about payment issues.

Payment methods

To specify the bank account where you'd like to receive your earnings, set up a payment profile.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) directly deposits your Google Play earnings into your bank account to speed up and simplify the payment process. EFT is fast, secure, and environmentally friendly, and it's the Google-recommended payment method. EFT deposits are made in the local currency of the bank account that you specify.

Wire transfer

For bank accounts in some countries, Google makes deposits via wire transfer in U.S. dollars. Please check the list of supported countries to see if your country receives payments by wire transfer.

At this time, Google doesn't offer alternative payment methods for sales revenue for books on Google Play.

Payment schedule

Google's obligations in paying your share of sales revenue can be found in the Google Editions Addendum or the Google Books and Google Play Books Agreement. In many cases, Google will initiate a payment on the 15th day of each month, or on the next business day, if your bank account has been verified and you've reached a minimum balance, which varies by region. This payment will be based on any financial transactions, such as sales, refunds, or chargebacks, which occurred during the previous calendar month.

Note that Google doesn't make payments on weekends or on bank holidays, and that it may take your bank up to three additional business days to register the payment in your account. To learn more about your bank's turnaround time for electronically deposited funds, please contact your bank representative.

Minimum balance for payment

Payments made via wire transfer require a balance of at least US$100.

The minimum balance for payments via EFT varies depending on the currency of the payment. For payments made in U.S. dollars, the minimum amount is US$1.00. Minimum amounts for other currencies are in a similar range. You can check this amount by visiting the Payment Center, editing the payment profile, then checking the threshold listed by the payment schedule.

If you have multiple payment profiles, you'll receive a separate payment for each profile, subject to its own minimum payment amount.

Reports

Earnings reports are generated on a monthly basis. See more information about accessing and reading earnings reports.

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