A Guide To William Hill Legal Countries and Account Verification

Betting at William Hill is a lot of fun, and something everyone in the world should be able to enjoy. However, some countries have laws in place that prevent their citizens from betting at William Hill. This William Hill legal guide will run down William Hill restricted countries, account verification, and more, so you can find out if you can play at William Hill.

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How to test if my location is allowed at William Hill

Before getting started with wagering at William Hill, it is prudent to make sure that you are in one of the William Hill allowed countries. This allows you to play at the site legally, and eliminates the chance for any complications related to withdrawing funds. Failure to test your location can only subject you to headaches in the future.

To test if your location is allowed at William Hill, just follow these simple steps:

  • Go to the William Hill signup page.
  • Enter your street address or postal code. If required, select the Enter It Manually option to make sure that William Hill is able to recognize where you are from.
  • Select your country from the list provided by William Hill. If you are from one of the William Hill restricted countries, you will be stopped from entering any further information and will not be able to start an account.

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Furthermore, William Hill restricts users from accessing their site if their IP address is detected to be from one of the William Hill restricted countries. Upon going to William Hill’s website, a pop-up message appears stating that those users from banned countries cannot use the site.

William Hill Allowed Countries

Bettors who are not from a restricted country still have access to all of the wagering options William Hill has to offer. The list of William Hill allowed countries is available before players attempt to sign up for an account.

If your country is on the list below, you are good to go when it comes to setting up a William Hill account.

William Hill Allowed Countries
Andorra Iceland Malta
Argentina Ireland Moldova
Australia Italy Montenegro
Austria Latvia Norway
Egypt Liechtenstein Slovakia
Finland Lithuania Slovenia
Germany Luxembourg Spain
Gibraltar Macedonia Sweden
Hungary Malaysia Ukraine
United Kingdom

William Hill Restricted Countries

While the countries listed above are able to access William Hill for their betting needs, players in the below countries are unable to do so. This is because they live in William Hill restricted countries, where the site does not allow players to sign up for accounts, due to regulations in those countries that put restrictions on betting with William Hill among other operators.

If you are in one of these countries, do not attempt to create an account at William Hill.

William Hill Restricted Countries
Afghanistan Gabon Norfolk Island
Algeria Gambia North Korea
Bangladesh Greece Philippines
Belgium Greenland Poland
Benin Guadeloupe Portugal
Botswana Guinea Réunion
Brazil Guinea-Bissau Romania
British Columbia Haiti Rwanda
Bulgaria Hong Kong Saint Vincent
Burkina Faso India Samoa
Cambodia Indonesia Sao Tome & Principe
Cameroon Iran Saudi Arabia
Central African Rep. Iraq Singapore
Chad Israel Solomon Islands
China Ivory Coast Somalia
Colombia Lesotho South Africa
Congo Liberia Sudan
Cuba Libya Surinam
Cyprus Mali Swaziland
Czech Republic Manitoba Syria
Democratic R. Congo Martinique Thailand
Denmark Mauritania Togo
Djibouti Mongolia Tonga
Equatorial Guinea Montserrat Turkey
Estonia Myanmar Uganda
Ethiopia Netherland Antilles Uruguay
France New Caledonia USA
French Guiana Niger Vanuatu

Other Countries

While there is a clear answer as to whether or not players can play at William Hill in most countries, other countries have some gray areas to address. These countries do not have full restrictions on betting, but do restrict some of what William Hill has to offer.

For example, bettors in Spain, Australia, and Italy need to sign up at country-specific William Hill sites to play at William Hill.

German bettors cannot access horse or greyhound racing, esports, or virtual sports. Latvian bettors cannot use live casino games on William Hill. Ukrainian bettors are restricted from playing casino and poker games, as are residents of Macau. Macedonian bettors are restricted from access to the William Hill sportsbook.

If you are in any of these William Hill restricted countries, be sure to take note of what you are unable to access before making a deposit, as your experience could be impacted.

William Hill Account Verification

To ensure that players at William Hill are from countries that allow betting at William Hill, there is an account verification process in place for William Hill bettors. Players at William Hill can verify their accounts online through their web verification system. They can also submit verified documents to the verification team at William Hill to ensure that they are eligible to take part in everything William Hill has to offer.

William Hill Account Verification


1. Can I access my William Hill account while I am on holiday?

Your ability to access your account while on holiday depends on where you are located. If you are on holiday in a country that is not a William Hill restricted country, you can absolutely access your William Hill account.

2. Do I have to provide proof of my identity/address at William Hill?

In order to be eligible to play at William Hill, you have to verify your identity and address to William Hill, so that they can ensure you are not from a restricted country.

3. Am I allowed to use the William Hill promo code from a restricted country?

No, if you are located in a restricted country, you are not able to use any of the features at William Hill. This is done to ensure that William Hill is compliant with laws for countries around the world.

4. Which currencies can I use to fund my William Hill account?

These currencies are usable for bettors at William Hill: AUD, CAD, CHF, DKK, GBP, HKD, JPY, SEK, SGD, USD and EUR. This is a wide variety of currencies, which makes it likely that there is a currency that will meet your needs.

Updated on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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