Wirex provides a platform for investing, trading, and storing supported traditional and cryptocurrencies. In addition, Wirex offers a range of other services. This guide will take you through the steps to create a Wirex account and access these services.
Before you begin, make sure you have the following:
- Be at least 18 years old (proof of age will be required)
- A government-issued photo ID
- A computer or smartphone connected to the Internet
- A phone number linked to your smartphone (you'll receive SMS text messages)
- The latest version of your browser (Chrome is recommended) or the latest version of the Wirex app. If you're using the Wirex app, ensure your phone's operating system is up to date
Here are the steps to create a Wirex account:
Step 1: Visit the Wirex website
Go to the Wirex website (https://wirexapp.com/) or download the Wirex mobile app.
Step 2: Sign up
Fill out the "Register with Wirex" form. Choose your country of residence, enter your email address, create a secure password, and click "Continue."
Step 3: Verify your email
Check your email inbox for a message from Wirex. Click on the link in the email to verify your account.
Step 4: Provide your personal information
Enter your first and last name, date of birth, and address.
Step 5: Verify your phone number
Provide your phone number and verify it. You'll receive an inbound SMS message with a 4 digit one time passcode from Wirex.
Step 6: Verify your identity
Upload a photo of your government-issued ID and a selfie. Ensure the information on your ID matches the information you provided during the sign-up process Please note that additional information may be requested to complete the account verification process. Read more about how to verify your identity here.
Step 7: Set up your account
Once your identity is verified, you'll be prompted to set up your account. This includes adding your preferred currencies and adding funds to your account.
Step 8: Start using your Wirex account
Once your account is set up, you can start using your Wirex account to buy, exchange, and spend traditional and cryptocurrencies.
As you can see, creating a Wirex account is a simple and quick process. If you follow these steps, you'll have access to all the features and benefits of the Wirex platform.