As a professional exchange, KuCoin is the choice for five million global users. To register and buy crypto on KuCoin successfully, please read through the article to know more.
You could register with your email address. Please click the "Sign up" button on the upper right corner and start your registration. It takes only 2~3 minutes to have a KuCoin account!
For detailed guidance, please refer to How to register an account
There is another problem you might meet during the signing up, click the link to get the solution.
Ⅱ. Account Settings
After the registration is complete, you must bind your phone number and set a trading password to conduct P2P transactions.At the same time, some merchants will require the user who placed the order to complete KYC (not required, depending on the merchant), therefore, we recommend that you complete KYC verification before conducting P2P transactions
1: How to bind phone number?
To further ensure the security of the users' accounts, we have added the mobile phone binding function as a security verification method in Platform 2.0. Currently, we only provide this service for some countries, so please check the "supported countries list" to make sure your phone number can be bound.
On the next page, please click "send". It will ask for the 6 digital verification code from the E-mail it sent to you. Please make sure to enter in this code within ten minutes.
On this page, please input the phone number you wish to bind and click "send". The verification code will be sent to your phone through SMS. Input the verification code and click "verify activation".
Congratulations, you have bound your account with your phone number.
2: How to set the Trading Password？
Please click on "Security Settings" - "Trading password" - "Set", and complete the verification. Input a trading password and confirm it, congratulations that you have it set up successfully! Please keep it for your record.
Notes: Trading password accepts numbers only, please do not input any letter or character.
3:How to Finish the KYC Verification Process？
Firstly, log in to your KuCoin account at www.kucoin.com. Next, click on the Account tab. Then, click on the KYC Verification tab and fill in the KYC information.
1. Individual Account Verification
For individual accounts, please go to “KYC verification”–“Individual Account Verification” to complete your KYC.
Currently, we have not opened the KYC service for corporate accounts. For the meantime, the KYC process for corporate accounts and individual accounts are the same. Please continue following our website, as we will open a corporate account service in the future.
The process for KYC verification consists of three steps. Please confirm your information is true and valid, otherwise, it will affect your audit result.
Please note that the areas highlighted with “*” are required. Your information can be modified before submission for review. Once the submission is successful, the information can be viewed, but it cannot be modified again until the review result is published.
Tip: Please be aware that the update will enable one ID to be eligible for a maximum of 3 KuCoin accounts only. For identity information that is currently associated with more than three accounts, we will retain the KYC verification status for the three accounts with the highest account balance.
If you use the same KYC information for more than three accounts and the balances of the additional accounts are not within your top three, the KYC status of these accounts will become unverified. Please rest assured that functionality such as deposits, withdrawal, and trading will remain accessible in accordance with non-KYC verified account rules.
Please read these suggestions if you are having trouble while uploading pictures or documents:
1. The image format should be JPG and PNG. The size of the image file should be less than 4MB.
2. The certificates are required to be an ID card, driver license, or passport.
3. Your network may also be causing the upload to fail. Refresh or change to another browser and retry later.
Ⅲ. Payment method
Precondition : Finish the process of phone number binding and trade password setting.
1. Enter the interface of Buy Crypto—--Other——-Payment Settings
2. Click Add.
3. Choose the payment method, fill out your payment information to complete the payment setting.
For KYC customers, the system will match your name in the KYC information. Please bond the payment method with the accounts whose owner name is the same with your KYC.
Ⅳ. Buy crypto
1. Visit KuCoin P2P Fiat Trade homepage, click “BUY”
2. Enter the total/amount you want to buy and click "Place Order".
3. On the order page, confirm the amount (total) and payment method of the order. Please transfer your payment to the seller within the limited time(30 minutes). The order will be automatically cancelled if the payment is not marked within the specified time. Please make sure you click on "Mark Payment Done" in time after your payment is done.
4. Please be patient and wait for the seller to release the digital assets after you finish step 3.
5. After the seller releases the coins, the digital assets will arrive at your Main Account and the order is completed.
6. If the seller does not release the digital assets within the time specified by the system, or if there is any problem during the transaction, You may contact the seller through chat window in the order page.