Can I use an individual virtual address for Shopify payment verification?

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For shopify payment verification the first part called "Business details" is asking me for my street address.. Is it possible to fill out that part with a 'invidual virtual address'...? I don't have any physical business presence in the US but just to clarify i live in the US

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Shopify Partner
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Where you reside is irrelevant.  If you can legally have a business in the United States, then the right/safest thing to do is to register it properly, along with the address.  If you cannot legally have a business in the United States, you are taking a legal risk opening a US-based online store.

Shopify Staff
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Hi @Br20 


In order to successfully use Shopify Payments you must have a registered business in the country you are signing up with. If you are running your business from your home, then you would use your home address for registration. 


You can review the requirements for using Shopify Payments in the USA in our Help Center here: Shopify Help Center | United States. I strongly recommend reviewing the information on that page before continuing your registration. Interruptions to your payment gateway eligibility can definitely be a setback, so confirming that Shopify Payments is a good fit for you before going live is important. 

Shay | Social Care @ Shopify 
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