Proof of Funds

Based on applicable rules and regulations Bitvavo is (in some cases) required to investigate the origin of the funds used on the Bitvavo platform.

When is a Proof of Funds required

Providing this documentation is required to upgrade your Bitvavo account from Intermediate to Pro resulting in individual determined crypto withdrawal limits.

Please note: Bitvavo reserves the right to request a Proof of Source of Funds even though you did not exceed the limits of your account level.

What is Proof of Funds?

A Proof of Source of Funds (POSOF) is any (collection of) document(s) that explains where the funds used for an incoming transfer originate from.

Any POSOF document submitted needs to cover all deposits or withdrawals via that particular funding method. If a customer has made deposits or withdrawals earlier he or she should make sure that the POSOF documentation covers any previous deposits or withdrawals as well as the most recent one.

Acceptable individual POSOF documentation:

For funds:

  • Tax return (last taxable year)
  • Payment slip(s) showing last 12 months income
  • Bank account statement
  • Equities statement broker
  • Gift agreement + bank statement gift
  • Deed of transfer + bank statement deed of transfer
  • Other documents

For digital currencies:

  • Transaction history other exchanges showing purchase digital currencies
  • Trading history of other exchanges showing trading profits
  • Other documents
Proof of Funds requirements

To upgrade your account from Intermediate to Pro, your proof of funds documentation must (at least) meet one of the following conditions:

  • Income: Gross income of EUR 75K+
  • Liquid Net Worth: Liquid net worth of EUR 100K+
  • Net Worth: Net Worth of EUR 250K+

If you can meet one of the abovementioned conditions, you can upload your documentation here and, based on the provided documents, our compliance team will determine individual limits.


We understand that you value your privacy and we do everything we can to safeguard the information you provide as good as possible. More information about how Bitvavo handles the information you provide and how Bitvavo ensures the security of your information can be found here.

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