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partial transfer of acct to new mcc

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We have a new client with an existing account and we want to transfer his account to our mcc.

We want to be able to control which of the clients personel will be alowed to make changes.

We also want to keep it within the existing account but to change billing to our credit card.

Can we do this?

What are the pros and cons of handling the situation this way?

How would you recomend to handle it, presuming that the client will let us do what we want?

How do I go about it?

Thanks you so much for your help



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Re: partial transfer of acct to new mcc

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Hello; welcome;

The structure / configuration you are thinking of sounds as if you want to restrict the client's access to the client's account. This is in violation of AdWords terms of service: The is the one client signed the terms of service (by clicking and accepting them ). The client is the owner of the account. You cannot restrict or unlink his access to his account.



An MCC is a management tool in which the client grants you an access to the account. It is NOT a process where you take control over the account.


Linking an account to an MCC grants the agency a permission of administrative level access, and set this account under "one umbrella". An MCC is a management tool. All other access levels are kept with no change.(Unless changed.)

If you want to restrict the client's stuff - You'll have to restrict their access levelbut, still the main client's account will keep the administrative access. (As said, You cannot take over an account that you do not own)


Charging the account with your credit card is not something recommended, since if you have a few accounts charged to the same credit card, the system might suspect a violation of the double serving, and suspend the account. (If that were to happen, you'll have to explain Google that there was no violation - what for?  Why not continue charging the client's credit card?)



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