OKX Supported Countries | Where is it available?

Jack Moreau
May 2023
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OKX is a multifaceted cryptocurrency exchange founded by Star Xu in 2017. The company, which is registered in Seychelles and has its headquarters in Hong Kong, offers a variety of trading services, including spot, margin, perpetual and futures. The big question is, what countries does OKX support and which countries are prohibited from using it's services? 

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OKX Supported Countries

The cryptocurrency exchange OKX is available in over 180 countries worldwide. Some of the countries that are supported includes all of Europe, Asia and Latin American countries. OKX currently has millions of users globally, making it one of the most popular cryptocurrency platforms in the industry.

OKX exchange
OKX exchange

With 20 million users, 1 million app downloads, and support for over 350 cryptocurrencies, OKX has grown into a significant player in the cryptocurrency exchange market.

OKX Restricted & Banned countries

OKX is a global platform that is available in most countries around the world. The exceptions to this rule are are jurisdictions such as the United States, Singapore, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Crimea, Malaysia, Syria and Canada.

And as for the countries outlined below, they have restrictions as it pertains to the derivatives related services for retail users: 

  • United Kingdom
  • Bangladesh
  • Bolivia
  • Malta
  • Hong Kong

Is OKX Regulated?

OKX exchange is registered and regulated by three countries which includes the Bahamas, Hong Kong and the Seychelles. OKX has not applied for or received and licenses or regulations from any regulatory bodies in North America or Europe.

Is OKX available in the US?

At the time of writing, OKX is not able to serve customers in the United States. This means that US residents won't be able to signup and complete the necessary KYC submissions to be able to trade on the platform.

Can I use OKX in UK & Canada?

While Canadian residents are not available to use OKX at the time of writing, that is luckily not true of UK residents. For those that reside in the UK, they have access to all the services offered by OKX besides their futures products.

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Jack Moreau
Jack is a crypto writer and reviewer who has been active in the space since he caught the crypto bug in 2017. With a passion for trying out new shiny things, Jack is always eager to try the latest crypto exchanges, wallets or DeFi applications.

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