Restricted Territories


We are unable to open accounts for individual residents in United States, Tanzania, Great Britain, Afghanistan, Netherlands, American Samoa, Guam (USA), France, Israel, Turkey, Estonia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Belarus, Burma (Myanmar), Cuba , Congo, Dem. Republic of Congo (Zire), Ivory Coast, Iraq , Iran, Liberia, North Korea , Sudan, Syria, Zimbabwe, Nicaragua, Veracruz, Haiti, The Dominican Republic, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Ryukyu Islands, Nanpo Islands, Marcus Island, Montenegro, Netherlands, The Line Islands, Panama, The Corn Islands, Roncador Bank, Quita Sueño Bank, Serrana Bank, Spain, Serbia, Swan Islands, Phoenix Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Virgin Islands, American Samoa Wake Island, Midway Islands, Baker Island, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Howland Island, Jarvis Islands, Kingman Reef, Bajo Nuevo Ban, Serranilla Bank, Navassa Island, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guadeloupe, Reunion, Mayotte, Ireland, Czech Republic.

Also, we reserve the right to request proof of residence from persons who wish to use credit cards issued in restricted territories to pay for transactions. It is the responsibility of each individual customer to ensure that they comply completely with their own local, national or state laws concerning betting, prior to them registering, or before placing a bet.

Furthermore, we clarify that it is acceptable the opening of new accounts to:

1) Cypriot citizens residing permanently in Cyprus.
2) Other citizens who reside permanently in Cyprus with proper documentation which can proof legally reside in Cyprus.

Customers send to Company the following for the verification of your account:

1) Colored copy of your identity document: personal identity card or passport and/or an alien’s registration card (front and back).

2) Evidence on proof of address: copy of a recent utility bill, one of the following documents:

  1. telecommunications providers for the provision of internet, pay-TV, or landline services only and does not include a bill for mobile phone services;
  2. the Electricity Authority of Cyprus Bill, or;
  3. Water and Sewage Boards Bill, or;
  4. Local authorities Bill, only for garbage collection fees, property tax or any other tax payment.

Additional accepted document is a certificate from the President of the Community Council confirming the permanent address of the person.

A utility bill in the name of a third party will be accepted only if the bill is accompanied by one of the following documents:

  1. in the case of a utility bill submitted in the name of a spouse, the document must be accompanied by a copy of the relevant marriage certificate,

(b) in the case of a utility bill in the name of a person with whom he/she is living together or cohabiting, the document must be accompanied by either-

 i. an affidavit clarifying their relationship and confirming their permanent residence at the address stated in the utility bill; or

ii. a certificate signed by the President of the Community Council, confirming that his/her permanent address is as stated in the utility bill ,

(c) a certificate from the President of the Community Council confirming his/her permanent address.

Where a customer does not have sufficient evidence to confirm their address, Meridianbet is able to confirm their address by mailing them a verification letter. The envelope will have no reference to Meridianbet and all correspondence will become confidential. When such correspondence is initiated, all offers and underwriting requests will remain pending until the address is verified by the Competent Department.

Documents can be sent by mail to: [email protected]


Source of Wealth Information

To confirm the source of your wealth and similarly, the origin of the money you use to place bets, we may ask you to provide additional information and documentation showing that you have sufficient funds to support your betting activity. This may include information such as your occupation and salary. The Competent department will advise you of the additional information and/or documents required as part of the enhanced verification process.