How To Sign Up For Kucoin In Us

As one of the world’s most reliable and transparent exchanges, KuCoin has made Identity Verification mandatory for its users since November 1, 2018. If you’re interested in signing up for KuCoin in the US, this article will guide you through the Identity Verification process, also known as Know Your Customer (KYC), and answer any questions you may have.

Why Complete Identity Verification

Identity Verification represents KuCoin’s commitment to aligning with regulations within the cryptocurrency industry and mitigating activities like fraud, money laundering, scams, and terrorist financing. By completing Identity Verification, you gain access to higher daily withdrawal limits on KuCoin.

Here are the details:

Verification Status Withdrawal Limit per 24 hours P2P
Not Completed 0-30,000 USDT
Completed 999,999 USDT 500,000 USDT

To protect our users’ funds, we regularly adjust the requirements and benefits of standard Identity Verification based on platform security requirements, compliance policies, business product features, and the online environment. Completing Identity Verification also helps in cases of forgotten credentials or compromised accounts due to data breaches, enabling a swift account recovery process. Users who complete Identity Verification can also participate in KuCoin’s fiat-crypto services.

How to Pass Identity Verification

To sign up for KuCoin in the US, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your KuCoin account and navigate to Account Center → Identity Verification.
  2. If you have an individual account, select Identity Verification → Individual Verification. Click Verify Now and fill in the required information.
  3. The Identity Verification procedure includes providing personal information, ID photos, and completing face verification and review. Make sure to enter accurate and valid information to ensure a successful review.
  4. If you have an institutional account, select Identity Verification → Switch to Institutional Verification. Click Start Verification and fill in your information. After submitting your request through the designated KYC verification email, a review officer will contact you.

Tips for Uploading Photos

If you encounter difficulties when uploading photos, consider the following tips:

  1. Each person can only verify one KuCoin account.
  2. The supported image formats are JPG and PNG, with a recommended size of less than 4MB.
  3. Valid documents for verification include your ID card, driver’s license, and passport.
  4. If you’re still experiencing issues, check your network connection or try using a different browser.


Completing the Identity Verification process is crucial to ensure the normal use of your KuCoin account. By doing so, you gain access to higher-quality and stable services, along with the safety of your funds and account. Remember, if you encounter any problems during the verification process, feel free to reach out to our customer support team. Sign up for KuCoin in the US today and enjoy a secure and reliable trading experience!

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