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Getting Your Credentials Verified with the SelfKey Wallet

The article details the steps required to get the SelfKey Credentials verified for
23 Nov 2020
SelfKey Credentials - User Guide

SelfKey Credentials verification for the was released last week.

KeyFi is an upcoming addition to the SelfKey marketplace. KeyFi is a DeFi aggregator powered by advanced AI and analytics tools that lets users with SelfKey Credentials earn KEYFI token rewards.

Currently, you can get yourself ready to earn rewards once the KEYFI token launches by verifying your Credentials through the SelfKey Wallet.

Steps to Verify Your Credentials

Step 1: To verify your Credentials using the SelfKey Wallet, download a Wallet of your choice from the list of Desktop and Mobile Wallets from the downloads page to your device.

Step 2: Once you have downloaded and personalized your Wallet, you will see a dashboard of your Wallet.

Step 3: You can click on the “Get Credentials” button on the dashboard to start the Credentials verification process.

SelfKey Credentials - Dashboard SS

Step 4:  Upon clicking the button, a Credentials page with an explanation of the Credentials process will open.

SelfKey Credentials - Second page

Step 5: If you have already personalized your Wallet by creating a SelfKey ID. Then some of the details on the checklist would appear checked.

Hence, if you have created a SelfKey ID, you can skip steps 6 - 11.

Step 6: If you have not created a SelfKey ID, then your checklist will look like this.

Hence, to proceed with the Credentials verification, you have to create a SelfKey ID.

Step 7: You can start creating a SelfKey ID by clicking on the “Get Credentials” button on the same page.

SelfKey Credentials - Get Credentials button highlighted

Step 8: Once clicked, you will get a popup asking you to create a SelfKey ID

SelfKey Credentials - SelfKey ID popup

Step 9: Click on the “SET UP MY SELFKEY ID” button to create a SelfKey ID.

Step 10: You will have to enter the following details:

  • An alias name for the SelfKey ID that will help you in distinguishing your SelfKey ID if you have multiple accounts.
  • Your first/given name.
  • Your last/family name.
  • Your email address - please note all the communications regarding the Credentials will take place through this email.

SelfKey Credentials - SelfKey ID full

Step 11: Once you have done entering the details, you can click on the “CREATE SELFKEY ID” button to create the SelfKey ID.

Step 12: Once you have your SelfKey ID, you can enter the rest of the details that are required to get your Credentials verified.

SelfKey Credentials - SelfKey Credentials Full

Step 13: The missing details that are required to start the verification process will be highlighted, and you can enter the details by clicking on the plus symbol on the right end of your screen.

SelfKey Credentials - Plus symbol highlight

For every entry, you would have to also label it with an identifiable name, similar to something in the example shown below.

SelfKey Credentials - Label

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Step 14: You also need to provide both your nationality details as well as your current residence details.

Step 15: For the final entry, you need to upload a photograph of the front page of your Passport. Along with that, you will have to upload your selfie as well. 

Step 16: The Passport photograph should have readable clarity so that the details of the Passport can be verified. The selfie should clearly show your full face without any coverings like glasses.

Completing the Verification

Once the entries are made as well as the documents are uploaded, you will need to consent to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policy by clicking on the checkbox.

SelfKey Credentials - TOC

Once you have checked the consent form, you can click on submit.

Note that upon submitting your details, you will receive an email to your email address, notifying you that the verification process has started.

SelfKey Credentials - Process email

Creating multiple applications with the same details will lead to a longer processing time of your verification. Hence, please refrain from clicking the submit button multiple times or creating a new application with the same details.

The processing time varies with each application, and you will receive email communications during each stage of your application. The KeyFi support team will contact you if any additional information is needed to verify the Credentials.

If your application is successfully verified, you will receive the following email confirmation.

SelfKey Credentials - Confirmation Email


The beta version of the KeyFi platform has been launched. However, the KEYFI token is not yet launched, and the information regarding its launch will be announced in the coming days. 

In the meantime, get your SelfKey Credentials and be ready to earn the KEYFI rewards.

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