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

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

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