GCP offers flexible ways to set up and manage billing for your resources. A billing account is how a user pays for the resources being consumed. A billing account is associated with a method of payment and access is established using Cloud IAM roles. For a resource to be deployed in a project, the project has to be associated with a billing account. More than one project can be associated with a billing account.
GCP offers two types of billing accounts:
- Self-served: This type of billing account serves well for small deployments where the payment method is a debit/credit card or by using a bank account. You will be billed automatically and these types of accounts can be created at any time. Typically, a demo environment uses such accounts.
- Invoiced: This type of account is where payments can be made by check and invoices are generated and mailed to the user. Invoiced...