The benefits of becoming a verified user of Uphold

To protect you from fraud and keep our community safe, we need to verify your identity. It’s much harder for someone else to link your cards or bank accounts and steal money once you’re verified.


Today, we don’t make you verify your identity until you withdraw or send funds. If you want to trade larger amounts, you may need to verify your identity earlier.


If you have time, it’s better to verify your identity upfront because it adds a layer of security. We make a distinction between users who haven't verified their identity and those who have. 


Read more about how to become verified on Uphold. 

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