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Welcome to the FTX US User Guide. In this article, we will go through the process on how to create your FTX US account and what you need to complete your individual KYC registration.

Step 1: Create your account

1. Start by visiting www.ftx.us

2. Click on "Create Account" located in the top right corner of the website

3. Enter your email address and a secure password

4. Agree with our Terms of Service

5. Click on “Create Account”

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Step 2: Begin the Individual KYC Process

"Know Your Customer" (KYC) is a standard compliance procedure required by the legal authorities when opening an account. For a summary of the different levels of KYC, navigate to our article: Account Tiers and Limits.

1. Enter your legal name and date of birth as stated on your government ID or passport

2. Enter your home address

3. Enter your phone number, click on “Get Code”, and input your 6-digit SMS verification code

4. Enter your Social Security Number

5. Click "Continue" to proceed to Stripe identity verification

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Step 3: Prepare for ID and facial verification

FTX partners with Stripe to ensure a secure identity verification process. Please note data will be stored and may be used according to the Stripe and FTX US privacy policies. 

Stripe allows you to upload identity verification through 3 different methods:

  • Take a picture with your phone
  • Take a picture with your webcam
  • Upload a file

Step 3.1: ID and facial verification using mobile phone

1. Click "Get started"

2. Click on “Complete on Mobile Device”

3. Select a connection type to link your mobile phone to your FTX US account for KYC process

4. On phone - Select your identification type

5. On phone - Click on “Accept and Continue” after reading how Stripe will verify your identity

6. You will need to take a photo of the front and back of your ID or passport, followed by 3 selfies

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Step 3.2: ID and facial verification using computer webcam

1. Click on “Get Started”

2. Select a verification type for your ID

3. Choose your ID type

4. Click on “Accept and Continue” after reading how Stripe will verify your identity

5. You will need to take a photo of the front and back of your ID or passport, followed by 3 selfies.

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Step 3.3: ID and facial verification using file upload

1. Click on “Get Started”

2. Under - Select how to verify your ID - select “Upload a file”.

3. Choose your ID type

4. Click on “Accept and Continue” after reading how Stripe will verify your identity

5. Upload a photo of the front and back of your ID or passport

6. Take 3 selfies using your computer or your phone

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Step 4: Click “Continue”

Once the submission process is completed click on “Continue”. After submitting your KYC documents, verification may take from 24 hours to a week. Additional information may be requested on a case by case basis in which you will receive notification via email.

Congratulations! Your FTX US account and individual KYC registration is now complete.

 

If you have any questions regarding your identity verification please open a support ticket at ftx.us/support. 

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