We always describe Cash App as one of the popular services that allows users to send and receive money instantly, safely, and conveniently.
But do you know what makes the app so popular? For the folks, I can say probably no.
The reason why Cash App is a popular payment option is that it allows users to sign up and start sending money without having to verify their accounts.
Of course, using Cash App without verifying your identity can be convenient for many — I, for example, can say that since I started using Cash App without fully verifying my account.
However, following the numerous online scams and frauds occurring on the platform, I quickly understood that verifying my Cash App account is one of the most important things I had to do.
With that said, if you've been using Cash App for some time and have finally decided to verify your account, you've made a great decision.
To help you out, I've compiled this step-by-step procedure on how to verify your Cash App account without hassle.
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Why Should I Verify My Cash App Account?
Usually, for most of us, when we open an account with Cash App, we'll find it more convenient than other options that require verification to start using their core services.
However, I can't really confirm that now.
Why? Because you'll be prompted to verify your Cash App account whenever you want to go beyond the limits imposed on unverified accounts.
Let's say for instance, you're using an unverified Cash App account and you know you're only allowed to send $250 in a 7 day period but you need to send more than that for a specific transaction. You'll typically be prompted to verify your Cash App account as soon as you try to exceed this limit.
With all that said, verifying your Cash App account comes with a plethora of benefits, including:
- Enhanced security features for your account.
- Increased money transfer limits.
- You'll be able to order a Cash Card.
- Eligibility for Cash App Bitcoin.
- You'll be allowed to invest in stocks on the platform.
- You'll be able to sponsor an account.
How To Verify Cash App Account
Knowing all the benefits you'll enjoy with a verified Cash App account, you should be more than intrigued to get your Cash App account verified.
Thankfully, verifying your identity on Cash App is a very easy and straightforward process provided you have what's needed to get your account verified.
You'll typically need the following to verify your identity on Cash App.
- Be over 18 years old.
- Have a Social Security Number (US customers).
- Provide your date of birth.
Once you are sure you have all of that, you can follow the steps below to verify your Cash App account.
1. Open Cash App On Your Phone
Of course, the first and foremost thing you'll want to do is open Cash App on your phone. If you don't have an account with Cash App, then I'll recommend signing up for an account. It is easy.
2. Enter Any Amount Above $250 And Tap Pay
Once you open the app, enter an amount above $250. It can be $251 or more, then tap the "Pay" button.
3. Provide Cash App With What's Required To Verify Your Account
After tapping the Pay button, you'll be prompted to provide some information to get your account verified including; your full name, date of birth, and SSN.
You may also be prompted to take photos of your ID documents during the process.
Just provide this information to the app and proceed to the next step.
4. Wait For Cash App To Verify Your Account
After submitting all that's required, you need to wait for Cash App to verify your documents and approve them. It should take not more than 48 hours for the app to verify your identity.
What Is Cash App Verification Process Time?
Cash App verification process usually takes 1-2 business days. This allows Cash App to thoroughly go through your submitted documents and confirm them. To speed up this verification process, I'll recommend submitting correct information and taking clear photos of your ID documents.
How Do I Know If My Cash App Is Verified?
After submitting your documents for verification, Cash App will take 1-2 days to verify your identity. You'll receive an email and a push notification from Cash App as soon as the app verifies your account.
Another way to know if your Cash App is verified is by trying to send any amount above $250 through the app. If the transaction goes through successfully, it means your account is verified.
Cash App Verification Failed
The main reason why your Cash App verification failed is that there's an issue with the documents you submitted to the app.
I'll recommend double-checking your documents before submitting them to Cash App. This will also, in one way, help to speed up the verification process.
Why Is My Cash App Identity Verification Pending?
When you submit your documents to Cash App, your verification status will be pending until your account gets verified. If the verification takes more than 48 hours, it means there's an issue somewhere. Probably because you submitted incorrect information to the app or you submitted unclear photos to Cash App.
Always double-check your information before you submit them to Cash App.
Why Can't Cash App Verify My Identity?
If Cash App can't verify your identity, it means there's an issue with one or more of the information you submitted to them.
Double-check each piece of information including your name, date of birth, SSN, and ID document to make sure they are correct before submitting them. If your name does not match these documents, Cash App won't be able to verify your identity.
How To Verify Bitcoin On Cash App Without ID
You basically need to verify your Cash App account to be eligible to buy and sell Bitcoin on Cash App. This means you can't verify Bitcoin on Cash App without ID.
Why Is My Cash App Bitcoin Verification Taking So Long?
The main reason why your Cash App Bitcoin verification is taking so long is because of an issue with either your account or the information you provided during the verification process.
If you're confused, I'll recommend contacting Cash App support to understand more about the issue and get your Cash App Bitcoin verified.
Cash App Verification Fee
There's no fee required to verify your Cash App account. If you're asked by someone to provide fees to verify your identity on Cash App, then the person is probably a scammer.
How To Verify Cash App For Apple Pay
Cash App works with Apple Pay — meaning, verifying Cash App for Apple Pay is very easy.
You can verify your Cash App card for Apple Pay and use it as a funding source for all your transactions through Apple Pay.
To do so:
- Open Cash App on your phone.
- Tap the "Cash Card "tab on your Cash App home screen.
- Select "Add to Apple Pay."
- Follow the prompts.
You can also add and verify your Cash App card for Apple Pay directly from your Apple Pay wallet.
To do so:
- Open your Apple Wallet and tap +.
- Follow the steps.
- Open Cash App to verify that your Cash Card has been added.
How To Verify Cash App On Plaid
Cash App uses Plaid to safely collect users' information. This means, whenever you try linking a financial account to Cash App, you use Plaid.
Verifying Cash App on Plaid is very easy. All you need to do is link a bank account to your Cash App account and there you go!
How To Verify Cash App Without ID
Cash App requires your government-issued ID to verify your account. If you can't provide your ID, then you can use any other government-issued ID to verify your account.
You can even use your driving license to verify your Cash App without ID. That's the only way to do so.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you get verified on Cash App?
You need to be 18+ years of age, have a valid SSN and ID document to get verified on Cash App. Also, you'll be required to provide your full name and date of birth to get verified.
Can I use Cash App without verification?
Yes, you can use Cash App without verification. In fact, you'll be able to send $250 in a 7 day period and receive $1000 in a 30 day period.
How much can a verified Cash App receive?
You can receive an unlimited amount of money with a veried Cash App account.
How much Bitcoin can I put on verified Cash App?
You can deposit up to $10,000 worth of Bitcoin in any 7-day period.
Cash App is a popular payment service that allows users to send and receive money safely and conveniently.
In fact, it allows customers to transfer money without verification up to a limit.
Verifying your Cash App account is the only way to lift this transfer limit and get you eligible for most of the app's core features.
Thankfully, the verification process is very easy and straightforward. If you're kind of confused, you can always follow the steps outlined in this article to verify your Cash App account.