Identity Verification Step-by-Step

We at Bittrex are excited to see such a large increase in traders registering with us. In a largely unregulated industry, we pride ourselves on our robust compliance program. One important component of this program is for all users to complete Identity Verification on their account. Identity Verification helps protect Bittrex users from theft, fraud and prevents abuse of the Bittrex platform.

It is also important for users to know that Bittrex must comply with the Bank Secrecy Act, U.S. economic sanctions laws, and other legal and regulatory requirements. We take these compliance obligations seriously, and Identity Verification helps Bittrex comply with these laws and requirements. We are committed to making sure our services are not used to launder money, support terrorism, commit fraud or other illegal activities, and we appreciate your assistance in this manner.

In order to Identity Verify your Bittrex account, login to your account at and click on "Settings" in the upper right corner.

Click “Start Verification.”  Accounts that are not Verified cannot withdraw funds.

After clicking "Start Verification" you will see the following page.  This process requires you to take photos of your official government identification and a selfie (face photo) to verify your identity. NOTE: It is strongly recommended to use a Passport for the ID.

Images may be captured by the camera on your device or uploaded from a file.

Follow the same process to upload a selfie (face photo). Create a new photo, do not use the same photo from your ID or use a professional photo.

Once submitted it will take a few minutes for the system to process your information, ID, and photo. If your verification is approved, you will be directed back to your Identity Verification screen.

If there are errors or issues with the verification process, please refer to our Identity Verification troubleshooting support article or submit a Support Ticket for assistance from a Bittrex Agent.

Thank you for taking the time to Identity Verify your account. Your security is our number one priority at Bittrex.

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