Coinbase Pro

Applying to the correct Coinbase entity in your business application

To determine what features you’ll get on the trading platform, you need to determine which Coinbase entity provides service appropriate for your business application. Businesses incorporated in the US must apply to Coinbase Inc, and businesses incorporated outside of the US are eligible for Coinbase Inc or Coinbase UK & Coinbase Payments Limited. The main differentiators for each entity are: 

Coinbase Inc. 

  • USD as the trading pair base currency
  • ACH and FedWires for USD
  • USDC order books included
  • Ability to directly convert USDC to USD


Coinbase UK & Coinbase Payments Limited

  • EUR as the trading pair base currency
  • SEPA and SWIFT for EUR 
  • USDC order books included


For full details into what each entity provides:

  Coinbase Inc. Coinbase UK & Coinbase Payments Limited

Trading pair base currency
USD GBP (only if UK incorporated)
EUR
USD*

Type of Wallet Access
USD GBP (only if UK incorporated)
EUR
USD*

Payment Methods 
USD Federal Wires
ACH for USD
SEN transfers for USD** 
SEPA for EUR
SWIFT for EUR
SEN transfers**

Stablecoin Services
Access to USDC (except for NY)
USDC conversion to USD (except for NY)
Access to USDC 
USDC conversion to USD* (except for the UK)


* After your Business Account has been approved and opened, please contact your sales or client services representative to enable the USD wallet, which will allow access to USD trading pairs.
** To enable, contact your sales or client services representative. Your business must have a SEN account with Silvergate Bank. 

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