Verifying your GCash opens up a lot of benefits in using your GCash app such as:
- Access all GCash features and services
- Increased wallet and transaction limits
- Secures you and the people you transact with
Access all GCash features and services
Here are the additional GCash features and services you can enjoy when you fully verify your account:
Note: For customers using a non-Philippine-issued SIM, they can enjoy the following services: International remittance, Express Send (only to Fully Verified GCash Users), Instapay Cash In, Payoneer Cash In, Pay Bills (Local billers only), Buy Load (Local prepaid only), Bank transfer (Instapay)
Increased wallet and transaction limits
When you undergo full verification, your wallet limit increases to P100,000, which means you will be able to keep up to P100,000 in your GCash wallet at any given time.
Go to What are my Wallet and Transaction Limits? for more information on the wallet and transaction limits for fully verified users.
Secures you and the people you transact with
Transacting with fully verified users is more secure because:
- GCash has a copy of valid documents proving the legitimacy of the user’s identity
- Users provide personal information to support proof of their identity
- Users take a selfie scan which proves that they are human and not a bot
Follow these tips to fully verify your GCash Account
TIP: To fully verify your GCash account:
- Prepare a valid (not expired) government ID that you have on hand
Here are some tips on how to choose the right ID for your application:
Visit What are the IDs I can submit to get verified? to learn more about the other accepted IDs for Verification.
Visit What are the additional ways to verify my GCash Account? to learn more about the other ways to verify your GCash Account.
Make sure the photo of your chosen ID comes out clear and complete
- Prepare to take a selfie
Follow these steps to fully verify your GCash account:
STEP 1: Launch the GCash App
STEP 2: Tap the Profile icon on the bottom right of the screen
STEP 3: Tap Verify Now below your name
STEP 4: Tap Get Verified
STEP 5: Choose from the list a valid (not expired) government ID that you have on hand
STEP 6: Take photos of the valid government ID that you chose
Make sure the information is clear and readable.
If you will submit your Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR), you will need to take a picture of the front and back of your ID.
Not satisfied with the photo of your ID? Tap Retake to get a better quality photo.
STEP 7: Tap Submit
STEP 8: Read the guidelines on how to properly take a photo of yourself then tap Next
To verify your identity, you will need to take a photo of yourself through a selfie scan.
STEP 9: Take a selfie scan
Position your face within the frame, then wait for the camera to scan your face. Blink when instructed.
Make sure your photo comes out clear.
Not satisfied with your photo? Tap Retake to get a better quality photo.
STEP 10: Fill up the form with the required information
Fill up the form with correct information to avoid being rejected due to inconsistent details.
STEP 11: Tap Next
STEP 12: Review your information
Ensure that the details provided are correct and accurate such as your ID Type, ID Number, name, birth date, and address to avoid rejection.
To change details, you can go back and edit the form by tapping the arrow on the upper left corner.
STEP 13: Read the Terms and Conditions and tick the box to state that you agree to the Terms and Conditions. Tap Confirm to submit your application.
You will see a confirmation screen that your application has been submitted. Check the confirmation screen to know how long it will take for us to review your application.
Here’s a summary on how to fully verify your GCash account: