Add a bank account

When you first set up Google Pay, you’ll be asked to add an Indian bank account so that you can send and receive money.

How to add a bank account

  1. Check to make sure that your bank works with UPI. If it doesn’t, your bank account won’t work with Google Pay.
  2. Open Google Pay Google Pay.
    Note: Make sure that you're using the latest version of the app. If you're not sure, try to update the app.
  3. In the top left, tap your photo and thenBank account.
  4. Tap Add bank account.
  5. Choose your bank from the list. If you don’t see your bank, it doesn’t work with Google Pay yet.
    Note: You might need to give Google Pay permission to send a verification SMS to your bank.

To prevent errors, do not leave the Google Pay app during bank registration.

  1. If you have an existing UPI PIN, you'll be asked to enter it.
    • If you don’t remember your PIN, tap Forgot PIN and follow the instructions.
    • If you don't have a UPI PIN, enter your debit card information.​
      Note: Maestro debit cards do not have expiry dates. To add a Maestro debit card, use 01/49 as the expiry date.
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