How to Sign Up with Binance and how to verify

Binance is one of the leading crypto exchanges in the world and what makes Binance so popular is the fact that the company offers its users the freedom to earn, hold, spend, share and give their money. Binance was launched about 5 years ago in July 2017 by Changpeng Zhao and within a year Binance grew to become the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world. Binance offers several cryptocurrencies on its platform including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Dogecoin and several others, in fact there is more than 200 cryptocurrencies available on the platform. What also makes Binance popular with crypto traders is the fact that it has low trading fees and therefore customers can realise huge profits as compared to other crypto exchanges. Binance is an online platform which can be accessed through the Binance website or mobile App, what this means is that in order for you to use the platform, you need to register for a Binance South Africa account. 

How to Sign Up with Binance South Africa? 

In order for you to Sign Up or Register for a Binance account, you must,

Open the Binance App and tap the ‘Sign Up’ button

Select a registration method. You can sign up with your email address, phone number, and Apple or Google account.

Signing Up with your Email or Phone number

If you choose to Sign Up with your Email/Phone number:

Select ‘Email’ or ‘Phone Number’ and enter your Email address/Phone number. 

You then need to create a secure password for your account.

Read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

You then need to tap the ‘Create Account’ button.

You will receive a 6-digit verification code in your email or phone. 

Enter the code within 30 minutes and tap the ‘Submit’ button.

Sign up with your Apple/Google account

If you choose to Sign Up with your Apple/Google account

Select ‘Continue with Apple’ or ‘Continue with Google’. You will be prompted to sign in to Binance using your Apple or Google account.

Click on the ‘continue’ button to proceed.

Read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, then tap the ‘Confirm’ button and your account would be succesfully created.

How to verify your Binance account in South Africa?

Binance, just like any other cryptocurrency exchange requires you to complete a KYC (Know Your Customer) check, this is because KYC requires financial service providers to identify and verify their customers. KYC checks are extremely important because they improve trust in the industry and help financial service providers to manage their risks. Please note that you can verify your account through official identification, such as a government-issued ID or visa. You need to follow the steps below in order for you to get verified on the Binance platform.

Once you have created a Binance account, visit the homepage and click on ‘Get Verified’ 

Select your country of residence and click ‘Continue’.

Enter the following details as they appears on your identity documents and click ‘Continue’

First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

Date of Birth

Proceed by entering your Residential Address and click on ‘Continue’.

Select a document for verification and click on ‘Continue’.

Upload a photo of your document by clicking ‘Take Photo’. Once uploaded click on ‘Continue’.

Click on ‘Take a Selfie’ and click on ‘Continue’.

After uploading your selfie, you will need to perform a facial recognition test. Click on ‘Continue’ and follow the on-screen instructions.

After completing the steps above, your KYC verification will be under review and you will receive an email you once verification is complete.

You then need to provide your Proof of Address by inputting your address details and clicking on ‘Continue’. 

On the next screen, upload your Proof of Residential Address by clicking the ‘Document’ drop-down and selecting an accepted document. 

Proceed to upload a photo by clicking on ‘Upload’. 

Once you have uploaded, click on the ‘Submit’ button.

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