In order to be eligible to register a Kraken account and use our services, you must:
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Reside in a supported area
To get started trading, we only require a few things for Starter and Express verification levels.
The Intermediate and Pro levels are like opening a bank account and require supporting documents.
Find out what you can do with each verification level here.
|Date of birth||✓||✓||✓||✓|
If employed. If not, select unemployed.
|Social Security Number (US clients)||✓*||
|Proof of address||✓||✓|
|Face Photo (South Africa and USA)**||see details||see details|
*Last four digits of SSN
**There may be other situations where we would require you to submit either a Face Photo or an ID Confirmation Photo. Depending on your country of residence, if your address is not automatically confirmed, you will be asked to provide a Face photo instead of a Proof of Address document.