Nearly five months after the popular cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has suspended the registration of new accounts, the process is now resumed.

The. Wait. Is. Over. New users can once again register on the @BittrexExchange. Want to sign up? Visit and don’t forget to check out our enhanced website while you’re registering for a #Bittrex account. Learn more at:

— Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) 10 April 2018

Simultaneously, Bittrex has updated the design of its website and trading platforms, increasing their level of security, said the Seattle-based company.

As stated by the CEO Bittrex bill Shihara, the company was responsible for providing users with a “trusted platform with a great support” and that therefore, we made the difficult decision to suspend the registration of new users.

“After a thorough work to improve our infrastructure and upgrade of the website we are pleased to announce that from today, new registrations resumed,” — said in a statement.

The suspension of registration of new accounts Bittrex announced in December last year, against the background of excessive demand in the market and record prices in many cryptocurrencies. This decision was preceded by numerous complaints from users for too long a waiting time of verification.

As noted in today’s statement to complete the new account registration will also need to complete verification, and users it is hoped that this process will be faster and easier.

The company also announced the expansion team, which now includes former Amazon employees, as well as of the ministries of justice and internal security.

We will remind, in January Bittrex has released new rules on the placing on the stock exchange of new tokens. In addition to technical information about the asset, its developers are also required to provide data on at least one member of the team. Also Bittrex now tests the legalities of each specific token for Commerce in the United States. After this check, a special Board considering the features of the blockchain presented cryptocurrency, its field of application, the value for the market and the reputation of the team.

Update: shortly after the initial announcement Bittrex announced that it is again forced to suspend the registration because of the huge influx of new users. To resume the process of exchange promises in the near future.

Sorry for the inconvenience. Due to an overwhelming response from new users, registration is temporarily paused. We’re working to make the necessary tweaks and signups reopen again shortly.

— Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) 10 April 2018