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:


  • US-issued passports. Note: We don’t accept passport cards
  • State-issued IDs such as a Driver License or Identification Card

Outside of US

  • Government-issued photo ID

  • National Identity Card

  • Passport

If you have an ID type listed above and are experiencing trouble completing the verification step, please try these steps to quickly resolve your issue.

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