How to create an account on the Coinbase exchange?
Creating an account on the Coinbase exchange requires filling in an application form and passing identity verification. During the registration process you provide such data as your name, username and password, email address and phone number. At this stage you also have to decide whether you want your profile to be an individual or business account.
What do I need to open an account on Coinbase?
You must be at least 18 years old to open an account on Coinbase. You will also need an ID for verification, as well as an active phone number and the latest version of your internet browser.
Does Coinbase require identity verification?
Yes, Coinbase asks for identity verification to prevent your account from being hacked. Documents are verified via the website or mobile application. E-mail copies of documents are not accepted.
What documents do I need to verify my identity?
Government-issued identity document is required. The document must have a photo. This can be, for example, an ID card or a passport. In addition, you also need a document confirming the data and address of residence, such as a credit card statement, electricity or gas bill. However, such documents as: passport cards, school ID cards, military IDs, medical IDs or residence permits are not accepted. In the United States, we accept government-issued passports and other state-issued identification documents, such as an ID card or driver’s license.
Is an account on Coinbase free?
Opening and maintaining an account on the Coinbase exchange is completely free. The fees are charged at the time of execution of transactions – the exchange, like most platforms of this type, makes its living from commissions.
Where is the Coinbase exchange registered?
The headquarters of Coinbase is located in San Francisco, United States
Who is the Founder of Coinbase?
The Coinbase platform was created on the initiative of Brian Armstrong, who previously worked as an engineer at Airbnb, and Fred Ehrsam, a former trader of the international investment bank Goldman Sachs. Initially, Ben Reeves, co-founder of the Blockchain.info service, also worked with them, but ended his cooperation with the project due to misunderstandings.