How do I set up a trust account?

If you are the trustee, you can onboard your trust to an Unchained account.

Unchained offers the ability to add a trust account with the same sign in credentials as an individual account. Dedicated accounts provide the best multisig solution for trusts looking to secure bitcoin and maintain key control.

Sign up for a basic Unchained account.

  1. Create an Unchained account on our website.
  2. Complete your basic profile. You will need to provide us with your: 
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Home address
    • Identification document
  3. Once your basic information is submitted and approved, you will have the option to create your trust account.

    Apply for a trust account.

  4. Select Trusts from the account selector screen and click Continue. You can also click on your account name in the lower-left corner of the page and press Add account to bring up this screen.

  5. Confirm that you are the trustee.
  6. Acknowledge the trust account annual fee and select whether or not you’d like to use our Concierge Onboarding service.
  7. Choose how many users will have online access to the Unchained trust account and click Continue.
  8. Enter your payment information and complete the initial payment.
  9. Fill out the application with your trust information:
    • Trust name
    • Trust type
    • Initial execution date
    • Mailing address
  10. Enter the information for the Grantor(s) for your trust:
    • Name
    • Ability to revoke the trust
    • EIN
  11. Add your trustees and enter their personal information.
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • SSN
    • Home address
    • Identification document

  12. (Optional) Invite additional users to access the online Unchained account. Enter their email address and click Submit.
  13. Review and certify the Trust Certification document.
  14. Our team will review your application. You’ll receive an automated email when we approve the account.

Note: We can not assist in setting up a legal trust.  Consult a legal professional in your jurisdiction for help when forming a trust.