How does Uphold verify my identity?

Upon registration, we collect your date of birth, as well as your phone number which is used principally for two-factor authentication. Residents of China are required to submit a government issued identification number.

In order to become a verified Uphold memberwe ask that you provide us with certain information as part of our global compliance efforts, which ensure the security of our network and protect our members against fraud.

To become a verified member, we ask that you provide:

  1. Your current residential address

  2. One of the following valid government-issued IDs:
    • Passport
    • National ID card
    • Driver's license
  3. A clear photo of your face

Pro tip: No need to scan your documentation - simply take a photo with your phone or laptop and upload the image file!

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