Verification levels

Verification is an important part of Paxful as we aim to make the trading experience on our platform as safe as possible. The following table lists out our various verification levels along with their corresponding benefits:

Level Verification Needed Per Trade Limit Trade Volume Lifetime Limit Send from Wallet Lifetime Limit Receive to Wallet Lifetime Limit
0 None $0 $0 $0 Unlimited
1 Email and Phone $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 Unlimited
2 ID $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 Unlimited
3 Address $50,000 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
4 Enhanced Due Diligence Higher than $50,000 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited



  • The per trade limit for a trade is calculated based on the total volume of all active trades available for your current level.  
  • These limits apply from August 06, 2020. If your account was created prior to this date, you will receive an email requesting you to complete additional verification.


  • In order to create an offer, you need to be ID-verified.
  • To send funds from your Paxful wallet, you need to verify your email and phone.
  • Check if your country is on the OFAC grey list. In case if your country is on the list, to send funds from your Paxful wallet or to sell bitcoin, you need to be ID-verified.

Here are some additional cases which may require verification. Please visit our knowledge base for more information on the verification process.

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