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Becoming authenticated requires you to:
  1. Confirm your contact details. We randomly check contact details and suspend accounts where details are false.

  2. Credit your Trade Me account. Your account is for fees you incur as a seller. Credit card or bank transfers are accepted. Minimum $10.
Authentication is the first step in becoming a trusted trader. Authenticated traders are shown by a red star (Red star) beside their user name.

As an authenticated trader you can:

  • Become Address Verified for free
  • Purchase items using 'Buy Now'
  • Pay for items using your credit card with Pay Now
  • Bid on up to 100 auctions a day
  • Place bids over $5000
  • Use the question and answer feature
  • View restricted categories
  • Sell items on Trade Me
  • Run 'Authenticated members only' auctions
  • Place reviews on service listings