How to Check if a Website is Banned from Using AdSense


AdSense is one of the most popular advertising and monetization techniques used by bloggers worldwide. The best thing about AdSense are

Quality ads

timely payout

well-known brand name.

A normal user may or may not differentiate between a normal 3rd part ad Vs. Google AdSense ads, but for a blogger it’s easy to figure out what advertisement platform is being used by someone.

Despite all the good reviews about AdSense, you will hear lots of complaints about AdSense like:

And stuff like this, which is still ok from my point of view, ad AdSense team works day and night to offer quality service. Recently one of my tech site ( AdSense serving was disabled due to ad placement (Which I’m unsure why it happened), I decided to keep AdSense away from that site, and try different ad networks like Setupad.

Right now, I’m a shot to Setupad and will share my detailed review soon. You can see the company profile and other details here. Also, if you are interested to know why Google team bans somebody’s AdSense account, here is a detailed guide for the same.

From a blogger perspective (When we buy or sell a website), you should be checking many things and one of them is the status of AdSense serving for the site you planning to buy. This will ensure that you might not end up buying websites, where you can’t use AdSense ads. Here I’m sharing a few AdSense penalty checker websites, which you can use for any website to check if AdSense ad serving is allowed or disabled for that domain.

List of Websites to check AdSense penalty for a domain:

Google Banned Check:

AdSense Banned Checker
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This is the first site in the list, and it solves two purpose. It will let you check any domain for AdSense ban and also if the domain is banned from Google search. This is very handy when you are buying a used domain or buying an existing website. All you need to do is add the domain name in the box, and click on submit. It will show you the report as shown in the above picture. When you are using this tool, make sure to try www and non www variant of the domain name you are checking. <Link>

Google AdSense sandbox:

Adsense Account Checker
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This is a multi-purpose tool by Indian pro-blogger Amit Agarwal. This tool is mainly designed to check contextual and geo-targeted ads, and at the same time, it can be used to check for AdSense penalties for any given domain. Simply go to this link, add the domain name you want to check for, select the region and click on peview ads. If you see all the ad spots are blank, that means the AdSense account is banned for a particular domain.

Is Banned:

This is another simplest AdSense tool to check the Ad serving status for a domain. , add the domain name and click on submit to check the status of the AdSense account for a particular domain. Simple and easy.

I have listed only 3 websites above, but to check whether AdSense is banned or not, these will be handy. Especially if you are into Website flipping,  it’s a good idea to check the status of AdSense ad serving for a particular domain. For me, this is not the first time I had issues with AdSense serving, and I already mentioned about it here.

As I mentioned in one of my earlier articles, AdSense is not the end of blog monetization. There are many better ways to monetize your blog, if you don’t have an approved account or your account just got disabled.

Do you know of any other useful website to check AdSense banned status? Also, what advertising network do you prefer after Google AdSense?

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A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

29 thoughts on “How to Check if a Website is Banned from Using AdSense”

  1. Lasya K

    The link that you have provided for AdSense ban check, it is not working properly. Whatever site is entered for checking, every site is showing as AdSense banned.

  2. Rajeev Nambiar

    There is real confusion.These sites mentioned above are not giving correct result.I tried various domains and getting different result.Also the same site gives not banned first and after 2-3 refresh it gives result as banned.Can you provide a foolproof method to check the site is banned from using adsense.

  3. arvind

    Thanks For the Info.
    I have doubt that I have purchased a domain and found that another adsense account is banned on it.
    I am using this domain from 6 months and ranked up many topics.

    Please tell me how can I put adsense as I can use my this adsense account to other domains.

  4. nikhil

    Hi Harsh, Great post. My adsense is banned from my blog so I thought to start another website and put some fresh articles and gain some traffic there. Will adsense approve my website there? or are there any chances of getting my adsense account approved again of my banned website?

  5. Vaibhav panwar


    It almost 3 month I applied for google Ad sense acc ,but till date I am not received mail from google

    When I applied again with same name
    I received the mail that account already approved

    Till date I am not able understAnd how to check the status of pub id whether it is approved or not

    Pls let me if their is any method to check the status

    I will be very thankful

    1. Harsh Agrawal

      Hey Vaibhav,

      If you can log in, and create an ad unit, then your application has been accepted and the account is up and running.

  6. If my site gets banned by google adsense, will it also eventually get banned in INDEX with Google?

  7. Amit

    Sir, the websites you have provided to check whether your site is banned or not for using google adsense. fist website is showing result, websites is not banned but other is showing banned. What result to be considered?

  8. Sonam Asrani

    Hi Harsh, I’ve also got my Adsense account disabled. Yesterday I got the mail from google team stating my account has been disables due to invalid clicks. I’m also using the same account for my youtube channel monetization.

    I checked my domain on “” and its showing my account is not Banned from Google AdSense! Confused! Have any idea how to get my account enabled again??

    1. Ravi Dx Dhariyal

      Hiii Sonam,
      it means you can use any other adsense account on your that domain again because you adsense is banned due to invalid clicks means you are using any click jacking script or iframe or may be asking for clicks .but there is no problm with you domain.
      and you can’t re-enable that adsense account.

  9. Rakesh Lohan

    Hi Harsh,
    I checked one of expired domain that i want to by using above mentioned tools.
    The first two site is showing adsense is not banned. But the third one (isbanned) showing adsense is banned.
    What to do should i buy that domain or not?

  10. mike

    I had a quick question. Let us suppose a blog is disapproved by adsense .. let us call it Can use the adsense code of another domain in’s blog? of course, all revenue will go to and has to share it in good faith.

    Secondly, has to enter as approved site in its adsense account as well? If is not careful, he may end up loosing his adsense account by allowing to use his adsense account. What is your advise? I had a long argument in one of the “anti-google” discussion with room full of adsense banned folks!!! Thanks for your advice.

  11. Atul

    Hi Harsh,

    Thanx for all information you give through your blogs. I really appreciate your efforts.

    I got a mail from google that my adsense account has been disabled 4 days back. I appealed 2 times with all possible cause of the same including my accidental click on ads after which I took precautionary measure like using Ad overlays and all and also transparently mentioned that as some of my friends and relatives knew about my new site so they might have done it but nothing done intentional. But got rejection.

    Today I came across your blog and seen these tools to check wheather my site is banned by adsense or not. A relief thanx to you that its not yet. Now, what can i do to use adsense again??? can I create a new google account and then go for adsense or I should wait for some time. What all suggestion you have about this scenario as i dont want to take risk this time.

    One more thing I have a youtube channel too which was linked with this disabled google adsense account now youtube channel is should that your account has been disabled and a red icon there how to fix that as youtube channel status is in “good standing” as as my site status. Only thing is wrong is that my google adsense account got blocked.

    Need your suggestions and support on same. Thanx in advance

  12. Mukul Bansal

    I tried applying for adsense but got a rejection letter… I think now it is high time I should apply for other ad networks in order to make money form my blog … Thank you soo much Harsh

  13. Kundan Raj Bhattarai

    Dear Harsh,

    What I do is, I will go to Google Adsense website and go to settings and then to status to check if my site has violated Google adsense policy.
    Then I will know if my site is banned from using google adsense.


  14. mztch

    My site is not “allowed to display AdSense Ads and is likely BANNED from Google AdSense”. If I sell this site to someone else, will they be able to display Adsense ads?

    1. Harsh Agrawal

      No…They won’t be…Once a domain is banned, you need to put request to unbar it before using AdSense on it…

  15. kapil

    firstly i would like say this is help full article for me

    i want to know how will i get know about domain penalty i mean to say i am going to buy high Pr domain but but and bloggers suggest do not buy High page rank domain it can be penalized so what may i do in this case is he saying right so how can i check penalized domain with high pr

  16. Manpreet

    sir i have a new website about 5 months old but i not even applied to adsense then also my adsense is showing banned. sir what to do know.
    is there is any solution get rid off it.

  17. tarun

    thanx harsh for this wonderful post as always this post will definitely help me. But i have always a little confusion about adsense that what is the right time to apply for google adsense?
    Can you please tell me what is the right time to apply for google adsense?

  18. Rafaqat

    well said,actually the websites mentioned above eespecially “Google banned check” will not only show your status about adsense,but also inform you whether your blog is penalized or not and hence give you a chance to enhance your blog position.
    Thanks i m safe

  19. irfanali

    I knew about Adsense box from Amit Agarwal,but didn’t knew about rest of the two.They are really helpful websites in checking status of Adsense.

    Thanks for the info,cheers.

  20. Shan


    Thanks for this post, I went through bannedcheck [dot] com. And i checked my site, from the result i got that “Congratulations, technologydaddy [dot] com is Not Banned from Google AdSense!”

    But when i tried/register for adsense for my blog. First day only it stays, second day it gets disabled. what is the problem, will you please share me.


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