We’ve just hit 6 million customers and we’re growing everyday! This is all thanks to you, our customers. We want to thank you for spreading the word about Uphold and so we’re thrilled to introduce a referral program! 

Earn up to $200 by referring up to 20 of your friends. From 26 April – 26 May 2021, if you’re based in the US, UK or Latin America you’ll receive $10 worth of Bitcoin for referrals you introduce once they’ve made a transaction of $250 or more.

Sounds awesome! How do I get started? 

  • Open your Uphold App*
  • Tap on the referral banner on the in-app home screen
  • Click the Share button or copy the URL

What do my friends need to do?

  • Sign up to an Uphold account using your unique referral link
  • Verify their identity
  • Deposit via bank or card and trade a minimum value of $250 in crypto during the promotion period

It’s that easy! We’re super excited to be able to offer you this great incentive – and we hope you are too. We want to make sure our referral program works for everyone, so if have you have some feedback, let us know on Twitter at @upholdinc. 


Disclaimer: The Uphold Referral promotion is eligible only to customers based in the following countries: US (excluding the state of  New York), UK, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Haiti & Puerto Rico. Please ensure that your device is using app version 4,15,23 or later.



This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for participation in the user referral Promotion (the “Referral Promotion”) administered by Uphold HQ Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Uphold”). Only  Eligible Referrers and Eligible Referrals, as defined below, are eligible to participate in the Referral Promotion.  Employees of Uphold, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising or promotional agencies, members of their immediate families and persons with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled are not eligible to participate in the Referral Promotion.


REWARDS: All Eligible Referrers will receive US$10 worth of bitcoin reward for each Qualified Referral (subject to the terms, conditions and limitations set forth herein). The maximum total amount payable by Uphold to any Qualified Referrer is US$200.00 – i.e. the maximum number of friends that can be introduced under the scheme is 20. Payment of a reward for a Qualified Referral will be made within thirty (30) calendar days from the end of the Referral Promotion Period and in any case no later than June 30, 2021 via the participants’ Uphold wallet.


Eligible Referrers

Any verified members of over the age of 18 at the time of participation are eligible to refer friend(s) to participate in the Referral Promotion. Members must using app verison 4.15.23 or later. 

To confirm whether you are a verified member of, check your account status on the homepage or the Uphold mobile app. To join as a member or to become a verified member, please go to or follow the prompts in the Uphold mobile app. 

Eligible Referrals

For any person referred by an Eligible Referrer to be eligible to participate in the Referral Promotion, he/she must: 

  1. be over the age of 18;
  2. be a NEW Uphold customer;
  3. NOT be registered with or mobile apps prior to referral; and
  4. be a resident of at least one of the following countries/regions: United Kingdom, United States or Latin America.

Qualified Referrals:

To be deemed a Qualified Referral, all the following conditions must be met:


  1. The Eligible Referrer must invite his/her friend(s) to join Uphold by sending him/her the Eligible Referrer’s personal referral link.
  2. The Eligible Referrer’s friend(s) must join Uphold by opening an account with Uphold by clicking the Eligible Referrer’s personal referral link. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Eligible Referrer’s friend(s) joins Uphold any other way, including by visiting the Uphold site or Uphold app directly, then such referral shall not be deemed a Qualified Referral.
  3. The Eligible Referral must become a verified Uphold member. To become a verified member, the Eligible Referral must complete Uphold’s standard “Know Your Customer” background check.
  4. The Eligible Referral must fund their his/her Uphold account with via bank transfer or card payment of at least US$250.00 (or equivalent in fiat or crypto currency at exchange rates provided by Uphold) during the Referral Program Period (set forth below).
  5. The Eligible Referral must transact at least US$250.00 (or equivalent in fiat or crypto currency at exchange rates provided by Uphold) in his/her account during the Referral Promotion Period. 

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Referral Promotion is active from [April 26, 2021, 12:00am EST , 00.00] to the earlier of (i) [May 26,  2021, 11:59pm EST] or (ii) the date that 20,000 Qualified Referrals have been submitted. Notwithstanding the foregoing, 

Uphold reserves the right to shorten, extend or modify the Referral Promotion Period at any time in its sole discretion and without notice. Qualified Referrals who first funded their account during the Referral Promotion Period will be eligible for the reward set forth above.

GENERAL TERMS: Uphold is not responsible for any costs associated with claiming any reward. Use of the Uphold service, a requirement for participation in the Referral Promotion and claiming of payment, is subject to all relevant fees associated with the funding, transfer, exchange or removal of funds or value from accounts pursuant to Uphold’s standard charges, available at The Referral Promotion and use of the Uphold service is subject at all times to the Uphold Membership Agreement, available at Violation of the Membership Agreement will constitute a violation of these terms and conditions and result in the disqualification of the user from the Referral Promotion. Rewards are not exchangeable or transferable other than via the Uphold service. Winners are solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any and all taxes, if any, that may result from claiming a reward  in the Referral Promotion. 

Decisions of Uphold are in its sole discretion and final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment in respect to the Referral Promotion. Uphold memberships are limited to one per person, regardless of email account or contact information. Any attempt to create multiple memberships or accounts for the same user (either by closing and re-opening accounts or by using different contact information) or other deceptive or fraudulent activity is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate disqualification of the user from the Referral Promotion. Uphold reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion and without notice, subject to applicable law,  to withdraw the Referral Promotion, modify the reward, and/or modify, amend, or supplement these rules. 

Any personally identifiable information collected during an individual’s participation in the Referral Promotion and registration process with Uphold will be collected and used by Uphold and their agents for the purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Referral Promotion as described in these terms and conditions and for operation of the Uphold service, and will be subject to Uphold’s Privacy Policy available at

Uphold, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Referral Promotion, human processing or otherwise, or any combination thereof; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Uphold that may cause the Referral Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (iv) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the rewards, or acceptance, possession, or use of the rewards, or from participation in the Referral Promotion; or (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Referral Promotion. Uphold reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Referral Promotion at any time if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other technical problem of any sort corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Referral Promotion. Uphold also reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person tampering with the participation process, the operation of Uphold’s site or app, or who is otherwise in violation of these terms and conditions. Any attempt to damage the Uphold site or app or undermine the legitimate operation of the Referral Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Uphold reserves the right to prosecute violators to the fullest extent allowable by law.