How to sign up and create a GDAX account

Sep 20, 2016

​To sign up and create your account with GDAX, follow these steps:

  1. Go to

  2. Select "Create Account".

  3. Complete the sign up form, then click "Create an account".

  4. Click the verification link sent to your email address.

  5. After verifying your email address, you will be asked to provide a phone number.

  6. Specify whether you would like to create an 'Individual' or 'Institutional' account. Depending on the account type selected, you will need to provide information about yourself or your institution. Learn more about identity verification requirements and troubleshooting.

  7. You have the option to link your bank account so you can fund your trading account with USD, GBP, or EUR. Alternately, you can skip this step and fund your account with BTC or ETH.​ Learn more about depositing funds to GDAX.
  8. Visit and begin trading the currency pairs available in your region.


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