What type of photo ID can I provide?

As a regulated financial services company, Coinbase is required to identify users on our platform. Coinbase can only accept the following documents:

Accepted identity documents

  • Passport

  • Driver’s license

  • National Identity Card: 

    • Aadhaar

    • Voter ID

    • Permanent Account Number (PAN)

Important: Please make sure that your document is valid—we cannot accept expired IDs.

Unaccepted identity documents

  • School IDs

  • Medical IDs

  • Temporary (paper) IDs

  • Residence Permit

  • Public Services Card

  • Military IDs

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