Bitstamp's new verification requirements

Bitcoin is real money

Bitcoin is growing rapidly. Governments are taking notice and even starting to acknowledge Bitcoin as real money.

Bitstamp is proactive about compliance

To ensure reliable, uninterrupted service Bitstamp has been working hard towards greater compliance with the relevant regulations which apply in the financial world. As such, Bitstamp takes a proactive approach with its compliance efforts to prevent money laundering.

Bitstamp respects customer privacy

Bitstamp continues its policy of diligently protecting its customers privacy.

New verification requirements

Bitstamp’s verification procedures are in accordance with high standards already adopted in today's financial world and assure Bitstamp’s service providers as well as regulators. To be in line with financial standards, as of September 30th, 2013, bitcoin and bank transfers will only be available to verified customers.