How to Pay For Google AdWords in Nigeria (2023)

Subscribing to Google Adwords is one sure way of driving traffic to your blog. Most Nigerians don’t know how to leverage this opportunity and get stuck halfway when trying to make payment for Google AdWords. This post will show you how to manage your Google AdWords account and also teach you how to make payment for Google AdWords adverts in Nigeria Easily.


Payment Methods to Use for Google AdWords Advertisement in Nigeria

Before we delve into how to pay for Google AdWords in Nigeria, be aware that you can either use your Naira MasterCard or a visa card to make payment online easily for the ads. Also, Google AdWords coupons can be another alternative if you have it, to place adverts on Google. The coupon provided by Google can be only used for one AdWords account.

On one of my other niche site, I used my GTB Naira masterCard to pay for Google AdWords and it worked fine. Also, Zenith visa prepaid card and UBA Africard can also be used to make Google AdWords payment online.

NB: You can apply & obtain the UBA Africard without having either a visa card or a MasterCard. To use the UBA Africard for online transactions, you would have to link your BVN with your card. Follow these easy steps to achieve that

1. Visit

2. Provide your prepaid Client ID which is located at the right bottom corner on the back of your prepaid card.

3. Click on verify tab to get your ID verified.

4. Provide your Bank Verification Number

5. Click on Submit and you will have your UBA Africard linked with your BVN to enable you make payment for Google AdWords in Nigeria.

How to Make Payment for Google Adwords Easily

If you want to make payment for advert on google, follow the steps below

Step 1: Login into your Google AdWords account.

Step 2: Click on Billing and you will be directed to a page showing you information on how to pay using manual Payments

Step 3: Click on the make a Payment tab

Step 4: Click on Credit Card as method of payment.

Step 5: Provide your credit card details, billing address and other information asked. NB: Billing address must be the same as the one you used in applying for the card with your bank.

Step 6: Enter the preferred amount you want to pay.

Step 7: Click on Review Payment tab to review all information entered.

Step 8: Click on Make payment tab. A confirmation will be sent to you by Google and your Adwords account will be credited with the payment you successfully made.

You can now create your ads on Google easily. As you run the advert on Adwords, the money is deducted from the main balance in your Google Adwords account dashboard and the remaining shown as you run the advert.

Although, advertising using Facebook ads in Nigeria is common, Google Adwords advert is another sure way to bring visitors to your site especially for a newbie that just created a blog and wants to monetize the blog.

The Author

Chizoba Ikenwa

Chizoba is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the founder of Nigerian Infopedia. He is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research


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  1. This was helpful

  2. while adding the card number(I use accessbank visa card), does google ads charge the card before d ads starts working.
    I have run ads on facebook with my access visa card successfully, but while finalising google ads and adding my card it not going, though i have no money in my account

    1. Oga, I’m imagining how it will go through when there is no money in the account. Thank God Your account is not suspended for suspicious payment activitiy

  3. very helpful. i’ve been looking for such article for so long. definitely going to give it a try. although i use GTBANK

  4. Bro please I really need your help I have paid on Google ads but each time I create a campaign they will suspend it saying suspicious payment mean while I put both my billing address and name correctly,I use UBA Debit card there’s always money in there and when ever I made a payment it will go through perfectly but if I create a campaign they will suspend it saying suspicious payment activity please help me out for instance I always put different address that place that it use to say address 1
    address 2
    I don’t know if that’s where am getting it wrong please help out

    1. Its from your UBA card. Contact the bank and get a dollar card or use GTB

      1. those that mean one can still set is or her currency to nigeria currency and pay with a dollar account

  5. Thanks for the info, it’s so much helpful. Bro please, someone told me africard and any other Nigerian prepaid card don’t work again to pay google AdSense, how true is this? I just want to start advertising on google AdWords, please which card works well without being suspended, thanks

  6. I mean google AdWords, not AdSense

  7. How do I access the manual payment option?
    And what currency should I choose?

  8. Thanks for the information

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