Validating personal details

How to confirm your age:

To comply with regulations and in line with our commitment to responsible gambling we are required to confirm your age. There may be some restrictions on your account until this has been done.

You can confirm your age with us using any of the methods listed below:

By credit card
Credit cards are only issued to over 18s. Making a small deposit with your personal credit card provides proof that you are over 18 and will remove restrictions immediately. You can do this by logging into the Betfair site and going to My Account.

Photo identity document
Send us a high-quality copy of a photo identity document. This must show proof of name and age: e.g. photocopy of your driving licence, passport, national ID card or equivalent Government-issued identity document.

By email: Email a scan or high quality-digital photograph of your photo identity document to

By fax: Fax a clear copy of your photo identity document to: +44(0) 208 834 8011

By post: Mail a clear copy of your photo identity document to:

Verification Team
Hammersmith Embankment
Chancellors Road
W6 9HP
United Kingdom

Confirming your age is the minimum requirement for our regulations. In order to gain full access to all available Betfair products and services please consider completing a full identity check (KYC).

How Do I Complete The Identity Verification Process (KYC)?

Please choose your region from the options below to ensure you are verified correctly.