When adding/importing a project or even verifying ownership of an existing project on your Dashboard, you may encounter the following error message:

What triggers this message?

We do not have access to the required scopes to use Search Console data for verification purposes.

How to resolve:

Go to https://myaccount.google.com/permissions to verify which level of access you have granted Ahrefs. We need to have "Additional access - View Search Console data for your verified sites" in order to perform ownership verification with Google Search Console (GSC):

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If you still encounter issues after performing these actions, please reach out to support via live chat or email at support@ahrefs.com with details so we can assist further.


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