Creating an account

How can I sign up for an account?

Visit the plans section of our Commerce site and select 'Get Started' under Self managed or Coinbase managed. 

  • For a Self Managed Commerce account you can also sign up here. You only need an email address, and there is no upfront waiting period—simply sign up, confirm your email address, and you’re all set.

  • For a Coinbase Managed Commerce account you can sign up here to create a business account. You will need to fill in your first and last name, a business email address and password. Our compliance team willl review your application and provide a response within 40 days. 

What are the password requirements on Coinbase Commerce?

Passwords must be at least 8 characters long and have an estimated offline crack time over 6,000 seconds. We do not enforce arbitrary restrictions on numbers, special characters, or maximum password length. However, any passwords longer than 72 characters will be truncated.

What are the fees for Coinbase Commerce?

We don't charge any fees to use Coinbase Commerce. However, in order to withdraw any funds you have received, you will need to pay a network fee to cryptocurrency miners. If you would like to convert your cryptocurrency into fiat, an exchange may charge fees.

How can I sell something once I have signed up for an account?

Creating a Hosted Checkout is the easiest way to get started selling your products. To do this:

  • Click Accept Payments on your Commerce dashboard, and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Within a couple of minutes, you'll have a static link that you can share with customers to sell your product.

Which cryptocurrencies can I accept? Do I have to accept all of the cryptocurrencies that Coinbase Commerce offers?

We currently support Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, DAI, Ethereum, Litecoin, and USD Coin. All of these cryptocurrencies are available by default, and you can choose which ones you would like to accept under Active Cryptocurrencies.

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