For Rookie (Level 1), Advanced (Level 2), and Master (Level 3) level verification, we only accept valid government-issued ID documents. We do this to help ensure the safety of all our bitcoin UK users.
What is an acceptable ID scan/photo?
|Image requirements||Reasons for rejection|
|✓ Full colour image||✘ Image is black & white (or grayscale)|
|✓ All details on ID are readable||✘ Image has a watermark, is blurred or has any other obfuscation|
|✓ ID is well lit||✘ ID details are obscured by light glare or reflections (be careful with flash!)|
|✓ ID is in good shape||✘ ID is torn, badly damaged, or has holes|
|✓ ID is in upright position||✘ ID is rotated sideways or upside-down|
|✓ ID occupies most of the image||✘ Too much space around the ID|
|✓ Background is visible all around the ID by 1-2 cm (1/2"-1")||✘ ID edge is cropped (even if "just a little bit")|
An ideal scan/photo of an ID card
An ideal scan/photo of a passport
Screenshots of your computer or mobile
Blurry or black and white photos
Missing corners or contents