How the Google Partner badge uses manager account access levels

Your access to Google Partners features will depend on your association with a Google Ads manager account and your access level. If you do not have a Google Ads manager account, but you want to get certified in Google Ads, check out Skillshop for Google Ads training and certifications. Learn more about the Google Ads certification

What this means for you

In June 2021, we’ll be updating the requirements needed to be considered for Google Partner badge status. This change also includes the way certifications count toward badge status.
Action Required access level
To view the Partners program tab on the left navigation bar. Users need admin, standard, or read-only level access on the Google Partners registered Ads manager account.
To edit the company’s details in the Company details card of the Partners program tab. Users need admin or standard level access on the Google Partners registered Ads manager account.
To have certifications count toward the current Google Partner or Premier Google Partner badge and new Google Partner badge.

Users need admin or standard level access on the company’s Google Partners registered Ads manager account or any account linked to the company’s Google Partners registered Ads manager account.

Meeting this criteria makes the user eligible to earn a Google Ads certification in Search, Display, Video, Shopping, or Apps product areas that will count for the badge certification requirement. Learn how to make sure that you're an eligible user

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