Why PIN Hold appear on New AdSense Account? Your payments are currently on hold because you have not verified your address.
While using AdSense Account then you should know well the terms and conditions of AdSense. Because there are several terms and conditions you must follow and if you failed to comply with it then your AdSense account may disable or hold payments.
If you are running your AdSense ads by complying with all terms and conditions but suddenly see a red bard with message like Your payments are currently on hold because you have not verified your address, this means you didn’t verify your address. Don’t worry about this because after verifying your address the PIN hold will disappear.
Here address verification means Google AdSense team will confirm that you will legit person where AdSense team can send payment. There are many AdSense user like me, get payment directly into their Bank account, because this is the fastest way to receive payment from AdSense. But in case of check payment you must require to use same Address where AdSense team can send the payment check.
This is happen for new AdSense account holder. Because after reaching your earning to $10 in your AdSense account you will see the red alert that you must verify your address. And you will find an Action button beside of alert, so click on it. Now see it’s written like below-
Congratulations! Your earnings have reached the verification threshold, so we've started the process of verifying your account. This will prepare you to receive your first payment once you've earned the payment threshold.
For verifying your Address AdSense will automatically generate a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and send it to your Payment address. And your PIN will be sent by post 3-5 days after the payment threshold reaching date and may take 2-4 weeks to arrive depending on the postal service.
So when you receive the PIN number by post you will find the PIN number at the middle of the mail. You can see the PIN location from below image.
Step 1 After locating the PIN from Postal Mail log into your AdSense account and click on Action button from PIN Hold red alert or visit https://www.google.com/adsense/app#main/verify-address and you will be directed on verify address page.
Step 2 Scroll down and locate Enter your PIN section. There Enter your PIN field writes your PIN from receive mail from Google.
Step 3 And click on Submit PIN button on Verify address page. That’s it your address will verify instantly. And the red alert with PIN Hold will disappear.
Generally it takes 4 weeks to reach PIN on your postal address but this is often depending on your nearest postal service. So if you don’t receive the PIN within 4 weeks then wait for another week. If still didn’t receive the PIN then you can request for 2nd PIN from your AdSense account. If you failed to receive PIN first, second and third times then you have to go through another system.
In that case, AdSense team will verify your Photo ID directly from your Account. You must provide your official identity documents (photo ID, National ID) or domestic bills like utility bill printed on your name.
So that’s all about take out PIN hold from your AdSense account. For any further query and discussion feel free to leave a comment below.