How to sign up to CEX?

Use our CEX how-to-guide to walk you through the steps to create an account, get verified to purchase cryptocurrency and set up two-factor authentication to keep your account secure

Estimated sign up time:

7 minutes

Verification time:

Usually under 5 minutes


CEX fees

What do you need?
email address
Email account
Phone number
1 piece of ID
Social Security Number

US Citizens

Authentication App

Recommended to keep your account secure

Step 1

Click on the link below to access the exchange.

Select Sign Up at the top of the page.

Visit Exchange

Step 2

Enter your email and password. Make sure your password is strong!

Select your country and tick the box to accept the terms of use.

Then select Create Account.

Step 3

You will receive an email from CEX.

Click on the link provided.

Step 4

Login with your credentials.

Step 5

Enter your personal information.

Step 6

To purchase cryptocurrency you will need to verify your identity. To do this select Increase Limit.

Step 7

Select Start under Identity Verification.

Step 8

Enter your address details.

Step 9

Provide your telephone number then select Send code.

Enter the code sent to you.

Select Next.

Step 10

Select the document type and issuing country.

Select Upload file.

Step 11

Upload the images of your identity.

Take a photo of yourself with a note with the details CEX provided.

Select Next.

Step 12

Ensure your personal information is correct.

Select Next.

Step 13

Make sure your identity document details are correct.

Select Next.

Step 14

You will recieve an email when your verification is complete.

This level allows deposits and withdrawals of up $3000 a day.

If this is enough select Exit in the top right hand corner.

If you need more than $3000 a day Start Address verification.

Step 15

To ensure your account is as safe as possible we reccomened adding two-factor authentication (2fa).

What is 2fa?

To set 2fa up in the top right hand corner hover over your account number and select profile from the drop down menu.

Step 16

Select Security.

Step 17

Select enable 2fa.

Step 18

There are two options to add 2fa to your account.

Smartphone is the most secure compared to SMS. We always recommending using an authenticator app.

Select your preferred option.

Step 19

With you authenticator app scan the QR code.

If you selected SMS enter the code provided.

Select Next.

Step 20

Now your account is secure!

You will receive an email once your account has been verified.

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