Blockchain Buying Bitcoin with Bank order first time - uploading verification documents
Posted by Coinify on 01 December 2016 03:01 PM

Buying bitcoins from your Blockchain wallet is very easy!

Step 1

You need to log into your wallet and click on BUY BITCOIN on the left menu. Enter the amount you want to buy and you will get the equivalent in Bitcoin. Once you have chosen the desired amount. At this point if this is your first buy order from your Blockchain wallet ever, you might be asked from Blockchain to verify your email address.


Step 2

Next, click on your preferred payment method (Card or Bank Transfer), Bank Transfer in this case,  and then on Continue. Please, be aware that you will have a one time request to verify your identity, which is required under Government Anti Money Laundering regulations.



The next step is registering your phone. Select the country your phone number is from with the drop down menu by clicking on the flag and then enter your cell phone number, one that allows you to receive international SMS. Click on Send Passcode and allow a few minutes for the code to be sent via SMS. You will see a green banner with the message “A unique One Time Passcode has been sent to your registered number.” Enter the code sent to you phone and click on Register Mobile.



The following step is to verify your address. Fill in the fields with the address information required, select your country of residence from the drop down menu and when your are done, click on Continue.

Now, you need to verify your personal information. Fill in the fields with the personal information required, select your country of birth and citizenship from the drop down menus and when you are sure all the details are correct, click on Confirm details.



NB! If this is your first order, the system will ask you to upload documents that verify your identity and account ownership. They will be reviewed by our Compliance team (which might take up to 24hs) and you will be notified about the outcome via email. Once you are approved, initiate a new order following the same steps as they were described up to this point.

Instructions for uploading Verification Documents


Select from the drop down menu what kind of Photo ID are you going to submit and then click on Next.


Click on Upload Document or use the Drag and drop option to upload a document you have already stored on your computer or smartphone. Bear in mind that in case of being scanned documents or image like files, they need to be of high quality and legible. Once the file is uploaded, click on Next.
Important: Please make sure that you upload both sides of the photo ID in high quality and there are no covered areas of the document. Your full name, date of birth and expiration date of the document should always be visible.


Follow the same steps in order to upload Utility Bil or Bank Statement. Do not forget to select from the drop down menu the type of document you have decided to upload. Once you are done, click on iSignthis to verify this is my identity.

Notice that you also have the option of going Back to upload 1 in case you need to modify something about the previous uploaded ID, and to pause the order by clicking on Finish Later.
Important: Please make sure that your statement is not older than 90 days and shows your full name and current address. Note that card or bank statement is a document issued from your bank which you can obtain both in digital and in paper format.

NB! The review of these documents is handled by our Compliance Team and it takes approximately 24hs.

It is essential to remember that when you are creating your very first Bank Order it is actually treated by the system only as a document upload not an actual order since your verification documents have to be approved before you are allowed to purchase Bitcoin. If your documents are approved, you will be notified via email and able to create Bank orders.

Read this article to find out how.


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