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General information about Google Pay for passes

All pass types except boarding passes are supported for Google Pay.

Google Pay is a Wallet app by Google that serves the purposes of paying using an Android smartphone as well as saving and managing passes (event tickets, boarding passes, vouchers, membership cards etc.).

Google Pay was previously called Android Pay. Android Pay has less features, for example there's no support for Event tickets and Boarding passes. We strongly recommend that you (and your users) update to the latest version of Google Pay before starting to use Google Pay passes.

Google Pay is pre-installed on some but not on all Android phones but it's the easiest way to manage passes on Android.

All information about Google Pay for passes can be found here: https://developers.google.com/pay/passes/

Be prepared

There are no special prerequisites in order to provide Google Pay passes to your customers. Google Pay must be activated in our backend before Passcreator starts providing Google Pay passes. You can do this here: activate Google Pay in Passcreator.

Availability of Google Pay for passes

Unfortunately, Google Pay is not available in all countries, yet. Don't worry, we're still including a link to download the pass using the Wallet Passes third party app if your user resides in a country where Google Pay is not available so he can still use the pass.

Google Pay for passes is available in the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea (announced for 2018, not yet released as of January 1, 2019)
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
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