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Get started with bitcoin

Coinbase is the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet. Using bitcoin has never been so safe and easy.

Join the bitcoin movement

Bitcoin is a secure digital currency that is free to use for instant payments anywhere in the world. It is a new form of currency designed for the internet era.

What is bitcoin?

Coinbase makes it easy

Coinbase is a bitcoin wallet. With Coinbase, you can easily and securely buy and use bitcoin. We take careful measures to ensure that your bitcoin is as safe as possible.

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How to get started?

Getting started with Coinbase is easy! Sign up with Coinbase and convert any supported currency to bitcoin with your bank account.

How to buy bitcoin?

“Coinbase not only makes it incredibly simple to purchase bitcoin, but they also make it exceptionally quick as well. All while keeping my personal information secure.”

Customer feedback on Coinbase


Easy and secure online shopping

In many cases, using bitcoin is the easiest and quickest way to make a payment on the internet.

Bitcoin is often more secure than credit cards. When you pay with bitcoin, the merchant can’t store your payment information on their servers. For instance, in case of the merchant's security breach, your bitcoin won’t be compromised.

How to pay online with bitcoin?
Where can I spend bitcoin?

“When I moved to Australia, it took me awhile to open up a bank account since I needed heaps of paperwork I didn't have at that time. It was simpler to send bitcoin to my friends here and they'd give me Australian dollars.”

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Send bitcoin internationally

Bitcoin can be sent to anyone in the world. Coinbase operates with local banks in 24 different countries.

With bitcoin you can send money to any country in 10 minutes or less. There is a 1% fee for exchanging dollars to bitcoin, but sending and receiving bitcoin is always free!

Is Coinbase available in my country?

“Every informed person needs to know about Bitcoin because it might be one of the world's most important developments.”

Leon Louw - Nobel Peace prize nominee


The technology that is changing the world

We believe that bitcoin will change how money is used, stored and accepted online.

Bitcoin makes new innovations possible. The ever-expanding bitcoin community is constantly exploring different possible use cases for bitcoin that can potentially re-invent the financial industry.

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“Coinbase, headquartered in San Francisco, has become one of the most prominent businesses, allowing people to buy and store bitcoins and developing deals with merchants to help them carry out bitcoin transactions.”

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