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 IDs such as a Driver License or Identification Card

Outside of the United States

  • Government-issued photo ID
  • National Identity Card
  • Passport

Unaccepted identity documents

  • United States Passports
  • United States Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
  • School IDs
  • Medical IDs
  • Temporary (paper) IDs
  • Residence Permit
  • Public Services Card
  • Military IDs