US Persons FAQs

Why is BitMEX asking me to self-declare whether I am a US citizen or passport holder?
As you will note from our Terms of Service we do not allow US citizens onto the platform. Though all active users must successfully complete KYC checks whic...
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 1:10 PM
What do I need to do? Am I a US person?
Please make the declaration as to whether or not you are a US citizen or passport holder. If you are unsure or need further clarification you can consult ou...
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:27 PM
What is the timing of this? When do I have to provide the self declaration?
You will need to complete the declaration by 15th September 2021.
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:28 PM
What happens if I don’t complete the self declaration by the deadline?
Your account will be subject to restrictions and you will be contacted with regards to the next steps.
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:28 PM
I have more than one account. Can I only give one self declaration?
Yes. Provided your accounts have been linked we will accept one declaration in respect of all of your accounts.
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:28 PM
What happens if I am a US Person residing outside the US?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide services to you going forward.
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:29 PM
I am a US Person. Can I withdraw after I’ve given the self declaration? What is the timeline?
Yes. You will have 7 days to withdraw your funds from the platform following your affirmative declaration.
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:29 PM
I am a US Person and have provided the self declaration. What will happen to my open positions / trades? Can I continue to hold existing positions?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide services to you going forward. You will have 7 days to close your open positions/trades. If after declaring th...
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:30 PM
What happens if I have dual nationality?
As long as you hold a US passport, you are a US Person regardless of whether you have another nationality or your place of residence is outside the US. We w...
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:31 PM
I have a Green Card. Does that count as being a US Person?
The possession of a Green Card does not automatically mean that you are a US Person. Please consult our definition of a US Person for further information.
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 at 6:35 PM