Why do I have to verify my account at Betway?
Over the past few years, not only Betway but every online bookmaker, faced a lot of problems with scammers, who want to fraud from them. Betway, which is one of the most popular worldwide online bookmakers, and give you a lot of sports betting options, sports betting markets, casino and live casino games, a lot of beneficial features and generous bonus offers, is perfect for scammers, who see a lot of potential in it. The only way for Betway to prevent any scammers from joining is to ask for personal details and address verification (KYC verification), which proves your identity, so if you try to scam the bookmaker, you are going to fail. The KYC verification is the only way for the bookmaker to be sure, that only good players are joining.
How to pass the KYC Verification?
As we already mentioned, you cannot skip the verification process, which makes the joining of scammers in Betway impossible. The KYC verification, or Know Your Customer verification, is actually a very easy process to pass, if you want to play in the bookmaker, not scam it. The KYC verification will not only prove your identity, and secure that Betway does not accept any scammer, but also you can be sure that the bookmaker is legit and its aim is to give you the best. If you entered only valid information when opening your account in Betway, you can be sure that you can finish the verification for less than a few minutes.
As you already know Know Your Customer verification proves your identity, and can be done within a few minutes, let’s see how. To pass the KYC verification, you only need to send Betway a scanned copy or a picture of one of the documents below. You should verify your Personal details and your address.
To verify your Personal Details, you should send Betway a scanned copy or a picture of one of the following documents:
- ID Card - Both Front and Back,
- Passport - Photo and the Cover Page,
- Driver’s Licence - Photo, name, and signature.
In order to verify your address, you only need to send Betway a scanned copy or a picture of one of the following
- Utility Bill - Where your name and address is clearly visible,
- Bank or Credit Card Statement - Again name and current address should be clearly visible,
- Local Authority Tax Bill - Where name, address, and tax ID number are clearly visible.
Notice that the documents for verification of your address should be no older than 3 months.
How long do you have to wait for the KYC Verification?
As you already have seen, the KYC verification in Betway is nothing special, and if you entered only valid information when you opened an account, you can send your documents for less than a few minutes. After, you sent your verification documents, you should wait for the team of Betway to review them and accept your verification. The waiting time for this depends on when you sent the documents, is it a working day or a weekend, how much work does the team of the bookmaker has, but usually Betway review your documents within 7 days, which is the maximum waiting time, but your verification should be completed for about 24 hours.
If you provided wrong personal details or address, when you opened your account at Betway, this will may affect the verification process. It even can cause rejection of your documents, which will really slow your online betting journey. So be sure that you provide only valid information, when opening your account.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is it safe to share my personal documents with the team of Betway?
A: Yes, as the bookmaker is licensed and is well-known, you can be sure that Betway is not going to share your documents with anyone, also for additional security Betway is using high encrypted technologies to prevent the third person to see your documents.
Q: Why should I send the whole picture of my ID card (for example) to Betway to prove my age?
A: You are not required to send full picture of your documents to verify your account, you can cover the additional information, which is not required for the verification.
Q: I do not want to verify my account, can I skip this step and play in Betway?
A: Unfortunately, you are not allowed to skip the KYC verification. This verification prove your identity and secure Betway, that it is not allowing any scammers joining. If you do not complete the KYC verification, you are not going to be able to play, as you cannot deposit or withdraw any money in your account.
Q: Are there any restricted countries in Betway?
A: Yes, unfortunately, there are some countries from which you cannot legally play in Beltway, also there are some countries from which you cannot have full access to all of the bonuses and betting options in Betway.
Betway is one of the leading online bookmakers, which is available for online betting players since 2006. The bookmaker is giving you access to a lot of sports betting options, sports betting markets, live betting options, casino and live casino games, virtual sports, features, bonus offers, payment methods and so many others, in which online scammers see a lot of potential. That is exactly why not only Betway, but every online bookmaker faced a lot of problems with these scammers.
The only way for Betway to prevent any scammers from joining is to ask for a Know Your Customer verification, which will prove your identity. As you already know, the KYC verification is nothing special if everything about your documents is ok, and can be passed for less than a few minutes. Without passing Betway’s KYC verification, you are not going to be able to withdraw or deposit any money to your account, so you cannot enjoy playing in the bookmaker.