Who is eligible to use Kickstarter?

A simple guide for solving this common Kickstarter problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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You do not need a working prototype to create a Kickstarter campaign although it may help with your success.
These are the requirements:
Kickstarter is open to backers all over the world.
Project creation is currently available to individuals in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, and Luxembourg who meet the requirements below.
—You are 18 years of age or older.*
—You are a permanent resident of the country that you're creating a project in, either creating a project in your own name or on behalf of a registered legal entity.
—You have an address, bank account, and government-issued ID based in the country that you're creating a project in.
—You have a major credit or debit card.
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Author: BenF • January 28th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Kickstarter customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Who is eligible to use Kickstarter?; Need help to identify legitimate companies who claim to boost campaign funds; If I can start a project as a citizen of Romania; problem with a company that start a project on Kickstarter; I need a receipt for a charitable contribution made in February; Hi, I am emailing to learn about the rules of engagement as a fulfiller.... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 1 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 104 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Kickstarter. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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