Accepted types of ID

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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

United States

  • State-issued ID such as a Driver's License or Identification Card

  • Passport


  • Up-to-date National Identity card containing the codice fiscale

Outside of the United States and Italy

  • Government-issued photo ID

  • National Identity Card

  • Passport

Unaccepted identity documents

  • United States Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)

  • School IDs

  • Medical IDs

  • Temporary (paper) IDs

  • Residence Permit

  • Public Services Card

  • Military IDs

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