Required documents for (Tier 3) verification

In order to get your account verified to Tier 3 or higher, we require the following documents to be uploaded in your account:

  • Copy of a valid ID document

Valid documents include: passport, national identity document ("ID" or "identity card") or drivers license (front + back)

  • Proof of residence document

Valid documents include, but are not limited to: bank statement, credit card statement, utility bill (water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), payroll statement or official salary document from employer, insurance statement, tax document, residence certificate

Additionally, you will be required to provide an ID confirmation photo in order to reach Tier 3 verification if you are:

  • Resident in Germany, Japan or the US
  • Funding with a German bank account
  • Using domestic USD or domestic JPY funding

However there may be other situations where we require you to upload an ID confirmation photo.

You can upload all the required documents in you Kraken account by navigating to the Get Verified > Tier 3 tabs from the menu. Be sure to check out the following support article on file requirements for verification documents.