Google Checkout is the payment system used by buyers and sellers located in the U.S. and U.K. The ability of buying products or services via Google Checkout is available in other countries. However, selling or a merchant account in Checkout is currently limited to some countries such as the U.S., U.K., Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Ireland and Israel.
Note: Checkout users with merchant accounts located in Argentina, Brazil, Israel, Mexico, Russia, South Korea and Taiwan are required to create a Google AdSense account in order to receive payments. Other requirements for using Google Checkout are as follows:
- U.S. bank account and mailing address.
- A valid credit card
- A Federal Tax ID/Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- A Social Security number (optional)
Like any other software or service, there are issues in using Checkout service. Find below how to fix Google Checkout problems before deciding whether to seek help from Google support.