Create a wallet project and template

Templates control the appearance of and content in Passes. Projects are the containers for your templates.


You must upload your Google Pay certificate before creating a Google Wallet template and/or upload your Apple Wallet certificate before creating an Apple Wallet template.

  1. From the Airship dashboard, click Create project and select Mobile Wallet Project.

  2. Enter a project Name, then click to select a Pass Type and Barcode Type.

    • When you select a Pass Type, the sidebar updates to display a mobile screen preview of the pass, a list of related use cases, and Platform compatibility. See the Mobile Wallet Reference for detail about each each pass type.

    • When you select a Barcode Type, the sidebar updates to display that change as well. See Mobile Wallet Reference: Barcode Types to help make your choice.

  3. Click Save and Continue.

  4. Select a template type: Apple Wallet or Google Wallet.

  5. Enter the template name and description. Name your template with a recognizable name, such as Loyalty Platinum Tier or similar designation. In the Description field, provide enough information to differentiate the template from similar ones, e.g., “15% Off Sale.”

    The Template Name appears at the top of the pass when opened on a device. It is also the source of the pass’s file name as it appears for installation:

  6. Click Start Building to save the template.

Now that you have a template, you are ready to design. Follow the steps in Design a template.