Money in Google Pay and Google Pay balance

When you receive money from someone or get a cashback from rewards, it goes to your account as money in Google Pay. Once you verify your identity, you will have access to Google Pay balance.

If you haven’t verified your identity, you can still:

  • Receive money from someone on Google Pay
  • Receive cashback rewards as money in Google Pay
  • Transfer out money in Google Pay to your bank account or debit card
  • Send money to other users with a bank account or debit card 
 

Once you verify your identity and have access to Google Pay balance, you are able to take advantage of extra functionalities: 

  • Use Google Pay balance to send money to friends and family.
  • Use your money in Google Pay to make purchases for Google products such as purchases on Play and YouTube.
  • Add money to your Google Pay balance that can be used for future purchases or sends.
  • Unlock higher transaction limits.

Find out how you can verify your identity.

Check how much money you have in Google Pay

  1. Open the Google Pay app .
  2. On the top right of your home screen, select your profile.
  3. The money you have in Google Pay is displayed below your profile picture.

Download monthly statements for money in Google Pay

  1. Open the Google Pay app .
  2. On the top right of your home screen, select your profile.
  3. Tap on Money in Google Pay or  Google Pay balance.
  4. On the top right, tap More More
  5. Tap Account Statements.
  6. Select the statement you want to download.
    • To view more statements, click Last three months and choose the time period from the menu.
  7. Tap Download.

Verify your identity

  1. Open the Google Pay app .
    • If you're not already signed in to your account, you’ll be asked to sign in.
  2. At the bottom, tap Insights .
  3. Tap Money in Google Pay.
  4. Tap Complete Verification.
  5. Confirm your personal information:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Date of birth
    • Social Security number
  6. At the bottom, tap Confirm.

Tip: We may ask for other documents, like a selfie.

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