An overview of the steps we take to ensure the security and reliability of the Bitvavo platform.


Keeping your funds and data safe is our top priority. Bitvavo and its employees follow strict security protocols; from how we handle funds to how we screen our employees, we hold ourselves to the highest standards. Discover the advantages of the security features Bitvavo offers its users.

Your Account

Protect access to your account by enabling two-factor authentication, setting-up an anti-phishing code and by managing your enabled devices. Protect your funds by managing your address whitelist, and control API access using permission-based access and IP whitelisting.

The Platform

Gain an insight into the measures we employ to protect your data, funds and the overall availability of the platform, including multi signature cold storage, a robust organizational setup, advanced logging and monitoring, employee screening and regular external penetration tests and code audits.

Asset Safety


Bitvavo has partnered with two leading custodial services to store the vast majority of its digital assets on cold storage devices that require multiple signatures to initiate transfers.

  • Custody providers insured up to $250 million
  • Vast majority of assets in cold storage
  • Multisignature access required for transfers
Account Protection

Secure yourAccount

Bitvavo offers users multiple options to secure their account and funds. Optional security settings are presented and communicated as clearly as possible to ensure that Bitvavo users are well protected against security-related incidents.

  • Two Factor Authentication (2FA)
  • Device & IP Management
  • Anti-Phishing Protection
API Protection

Access Rules& Whitelists

Bitvavo takes various steps to ensure secure and reliable API access for its users. Set up a secure API environment by explicitly giving read, trade, and withdrawal access to protect yourself against malicious requests or withdrawals.

  • Permission-Based Access
  • IP Whitelist
  • Withdrawal Address Whitelist