How to Create a PDAX Account

Last Modified:
April 1, 2024

PDAX is a local crypto exchange where Filipinos can trade top cryptocurrencies like BTC, ETH, and XRP for low prices. Regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, PDAX offers low trading fees and high liquidity and a clean, user-friendly interface for experience traders and newbies alike.

You can set up your own PDAX account in just a few steps:

Step 1

Download the PDAX app or access the website of pdax.ph.

Step 2

Tap “Start.”

Step 3

Enter your details and create an account.

Step 4

Read and agree to the terms and conditions.

 Step 5

Check your inbox for an email containing a temporary password.

Step 6

Return to the login page and enter your email and temporary password.

Step 7

Set a new password.

Step 8

Return to the login page.

Step 9

Enter your email address and new password to log in.

How to Verify Your Account

Step 1

On the home page, select “Verify my account.”

Step 2

Tap “Next.”

Step 3

Unlock Level 2 through KYC verification.

Step 4

Enter your personal information, financial goals, investment experience, and other required details.

Step 5

Select the country that issued your I.D.

Step 6

Select the type of I.D. card you will use.

Step 7

Take a photo of your I.D. and a selfie, and wait PDAX to process your application.

Step 8

Check your inbox for a confirmation message.

How to Deposit Funds in Your Account

Step 1

On the home page, select “Cash in.”

Step 2

Verify your mobile number.

Step 3

Tap “Verify now.”

Step 4

Enter your mobile number.

Step 5

Enter the codes sent to your mobile number and email address.

Step 6

Await the confirmation message.

Step 7

Select a bank or wallet from the list.

Step 8

Follow the instructions to cash in. In this example, we will use Gash.

Open your GCash account and select “Transfer.”

Select “View all” to see the list of partner banks.

Select PDAX from the list.

Enter the amount, account name, and account number. Be careful to enter the exact number of your PDAX account, not your mobile number.

Review the details and pay.

Enter the authentication code sent to your mobile number.

Wait for the email confirmation.

Now you can buy and trade crypto using your account.

How to Buy and Trade Crypto Via PDAX

Step 1

On the home page, select “Crypto.”

Step 2

Select a trading pair. In this example, we will use Bitcoin/Philippine Peso.

Step 3

Enter the amount you wish to buy.

Step 4

Confirm the details.

Step 5

Await the confirmation message.

Step 6

Select “View asset dashboard” to see your portfolio.

Congratulations! You now have crypto in your PDAX account. Have fun exploring PDAX's other features and check out our other guides to learn more about crypto!