Pro accounts for Corporations and Institutions

If you want to use your business to trade on Kraken, a Corporate Account (Pro-verified) is for you — it is meant for corporate clients and institutional traders.

A Corporate Account comes with the following benefits:

Trading fees are the same as for non-Corporate accounts, but the discount schedules reward frequent and high-volume activity.

Verification process

Corporate accounts do not have to go through the normal verification process.

To proceed with corporate verification of an existing or new account, create a new support ticket under the "Corporate account application" category, then fill out the form that is presented to you as it will ensure the proper application is sent to your email.

Before opening your support ticket, please:

  • Enable login Two-factor Authentication (2FA) on the security page of the account.
  • Have ready your articles of incorporation or other similar documentation pertaining to the registration of your business.
  • Read over the application below as it contains all of the requirements for corporate verification. 

Application form

 

Public Account ID for Corporate verification (found under Settings):

 

Basic Company Information
• Legal Name of Entity:

 

• Registration Type (indicate with an X next to the registration type):
o Corporation
o Individual/Sole Proprietorship
o Limited Liability Company (LLC)
o Non-Profit
o Trust
o Unincorporated Association
o Partnership

 

• Is this a publicly-traded company?

 

• If Yes, which stock exchange or regulated financial market is the
company is listed on:

 

Business Address (no PO boxes):
• Street:
• Address 1:
• Address 2:
• City:
• Province/State/Region:
• Postal Code/Zip code:
• Country:

 

• Business Website:
• Business Telephone:
• Business Contact Email:
• Industry:
• Goods and Services (please be specific):

 

Business Registration Information
• Enter your government-issued business registration or tax
identification number:
• Please provide a copy of your corporate formation documents (attach to
email).
• Date of Formation (YYYY-MM-DD):
• Country of Formation:
• State of formation:
• Do you intend to deposit/withdraw USD from a US bank?

 

If your answer to the previous question was “No”, do you intend to
deposit/withdraw fiat (USD, EUR, etc.) at all?

 

If yes, in which country is your bank account?

 

 

Know Your Customer (KYC)

Please indicate below the individual opening the account, as well as all
Shareholders, Directors and Authorised Representatives who will have
access to the account and act on behalf of the Company.

 

Furthermore, under beneficial ownership, please specify all individuals who directly or indirectly hold 25% or more equity, share, or voting rights of the Company. Please also specify the individual who exercises significant control over operating the Company. This may be the majority Shareholder or Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, etc.

 

If no individual directly or indirectly owns 25% or more equity, share,
or voting rights of the Company please specify the individual who
exercises significant control over operating the Company.

 

If another business entity owns 25% or more equity or shares of the
Company, please specify that company and detail the indirect ownership
of the company for all individuals who meet the above requirements.

 

Documentation Requirements:

 

The corporate entity must provide the following:
1) A Company Share Registry or similar document displaying ownership
2) If owned by another entity, a Corporate Structure document displaying ownership

 

All individuals listed below must provide the following:
1) Government-issued Identification Card
2) Proof of Address Document

 

Individual Opening the Account
• Full name:
• Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD):
• Address Line 1 (no PO Boxes):
• Address Line 2:
• City:
• State/Province:
• Zip Code/Postal Code:
• Country:
• Email:
• Telephone:
• Citizenship (Nationality):
• Identification Number (SSN for US residents):
• Ownership Percentage (%):
• Title (Position)

 

Account Accessor(s)
• Full name:
• Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD):
• Address Line 1 (no PO Boxes):
• Address Line 2 (no PO Boxes):
• City:
• State/Province:
• Zip Code/Postal Code:
• Country:
• Email:
• Telephone:
• Citizenship (Nationality):
• Identification Number (SSN for US residents):
• Ownership Percentage (%):
• Title (Position):

 

Control – Provide a person who maintains significant control of the
business:

 

• Full name:
• Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD):
• Address Line 1 (no PO Boxes):
• Address Line 2:
• City:
• State/Province:
• Zip Code/Postal Code:
• Country:
• Email:
• Telephone:
• Citizenship (Nationality):
• Identification Number (SSN for US residents):
• Ownership Percentage (%):
• Title (Position):

 

Beneficial Owner(s)

 

• Full name:
• Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD):
• Address Line 1 (no PO Boxes):
• Address Line 2:
• City:
• Province:
• Zip Code:
• Country:
• Email:
• Telephone:
• Citizenship (Nationality):
• Identification Number (SSN for US residents):
• Ownership Percentage (%):
• Title (Position):

 

Financials

 

• Why do you want a business account? (check at least one)
o To use my business bank account
o To accept/make payments in cryptocurrency with my business
o To invest my company funds in cryptocurrency
o To offer cryptocurrency reselling services
o Other (please explain):

 

• Does your company operate as a financial institution, a financial remitter, or is in the business of accepting or transmitting funds, investing funds, or managing funds for clients? (If you offer cryptocurrency reselling services, then the answer should probably be 'Yes'):

 

• Liquid net worth:
o $0 - $500,000
o $500,001 - $2,000,000
o $2,000,001 - $5,000,000
o $5,000,000 - $10,000,000
o $10,000,001+

 

• Net worth:
o $0 - $500,000
o $500,001 - $2,000,000
o $2,000,001 - $5,000,000
o $5,000,000 - $10,000,000
o $10,000,001+

• Please specify which currency will be represented in your answers to
the questions below:

 

• Expected sum of monthly deposits:

 

• Expected sum of monthly withdrawals:

 

• Expected monthly trade activity (number of trades):

 

• Do you plan to engage in margin trading?

 

Source of Funds
• Please clarify the source of funds for the intended deposit(s):

 

Politically Exposed Persons
• Are any of the business owners (owning 25% or more of the company)
politically exposed persons? e.g – Are they senior military, government,
or political officials, or relatives or associates of such officials?

 

Feedback
• Questions or comments?