How to Complete Individual KYC Verification

KYC verification is quite common in centralized exchanges. KuCoin officially implemented it in November 2018. Currently, the platform supports two levels of individual KYC: Provide Personal Information (Level 1), Upload Photo of ID (Level 2) and Complete Face Verification (Level 3). Completing each level will enable you to access more services on the platform.


1. Why KuCoin Uses KYC
2. How to Complete KYC Verification
3. Why KYC Verification Failed

1. Why KuCoin Uses KYC

KuCoin officially implemented KYC in November 2018, which was important for meeting the changing rules in the crypto industry for fighting against cybercrimes such as scams, fraud, and money laundering.

By completing different levels of KYC verification on KuCoin, you will be able to enjoy more privileges. The chart below outlines the differences in terms of daily withdrawal limit, fiat trading limit, and futures trading leverage limit for each verification status.

The specific rules are as follows:

Level Withdrawal limit(24hrs) P2P
Finished Registration 20,000 USDT /
Provided Basic Personal Info 25,000 USDT /
Provided Photo ID and Selfie 30,000 USDT /
Passed Facial Recognition 1,000,000 USDT 500,000USDT

Moreover, KYC verification is highly recommended on KuCoin because such KYC information can help you recover your KuCoin account quickly in the event of you forgetting your credentials for accessing the platform or your account being taken over by others due to the leakage of personal information.

2. How to Complete KYC Verification

Please log into your KuCoin account and click 'Identity Verification' under the avatar. During verification time, please rest assured that the deposit and withdrawal are available at your KuCoin account.



1. Individual Verification

For individual accounts, please choose ‘Individual Verification’ and click ‘Verify’ button to start your verification.


KuCoin KYC consists of Provide Personal Information (Level 1), Upload Photo of ID (Level 2) and Complete Face Verification (Level 3), you can view their respective daily withdrawal limit and account features by clicking the button on the right side of each level. Proceed to complete higher verification level, you will enjoy higher withdrawal limits and more platform features.

Note: Please confirm your information is true and valid, otherwise, it will affect your verification result.

1.1 Provide Personal Information (Level 1)

Click "Verify" button on the Individual Verification screen, select your country/region and the certificate you are willing to verify with, and then fill in your personal information.




1. Please ensure that your country/region is consistent with your certificate.

2. Please make sure that all the information entered is consistent with your certificate


1.2 Upload Photo of ID (Level 2) & Complete Face Verification (Level 3)

Click 'Continue' button if you are willing to complete higher verification level, and you will also enjoy higher withdrawal limits and more platform features. Choose 'Continue in Browser' if your app is unavailable, and then you will need to verify your ID. 


Click 'Continue' and 'Allow' button to grant permission to access your computer camera, follow the instructions and put your ID in front of the camera, click the round button to take a picture of the front and back of your ID. You can also choose to upload a picture of your ID if your camera is unavailable.

Please make sure that:

1. The ID is complete, clear and not blurred.

2. The photo is not taken in the dark and there is no reflection of light.

3. The ID is not covered or damaged in any way.


After uploading the document photos, the system will ask for a selfie, please upload the photo. Next, you need to complete face verification, please make sure that it is clear, it is recommended that you do not wear any hats or glasses.



After completing the process, please note that we will review your documents and please wait patiently. 

3. Why KYC Verification Failed

If you are notified that Your KYC verification is Failed by email/SMS, No worries, please log in to your KuCoin account, click "Identity Verification", you'll find the incorrect information highlighted. Kindly click "Retry" to revise it and resubmit and we'll verify it timely. 


We hope this article has been helpful. Please reach out to our 24/7 customer support via online chat or submit a ticket if you have any other questions.

Happy trading on KuCoin!

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