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Can I open a Coinbase account if I'm under 18?

New Policy

As of July 25, 2017, you must be 18 or older to access Coinbase services. 

All underage Coinbase users who opened accounts under our old policy will be notified of this change and will be given ample opportunity to remove funds from their accounts before the accounts are closed. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us or review our User Agreement if you have any questions.

Old Policy (for reference)

Account holder age  
Eligibility
18 or older Eligible
At least 13 Eligible with parental consent
Under 13
Ineligible 

 

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