How to buy BTC

Buy Bitcoin, own the future

Coinbase makes it simple and safe to buy, sell, and hold BTC.

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Own Bitcoin in just a few minutes

  • Create an account

    Sign up is fast, secure, and designed to keep your personal info safe

  • Verify your identity

    To prevent identity theft or fraud, you’ll need a photo ID to make sure it’s really you

  • Buy Bitcoin

    Get started with as little as $25, and you can pay with a debit card or bank account

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Why is Coinbase the best place to buy Bitcoin?

Based in the USA

Coinbase is based in San Francisco and trusted by 25+ million customers worldwide

Buy a little, buy a lot

You can buy a portion of a Bitcoin – start with as little as $25

Convenient ways to pay

Use your debit card or connect your bank account, it’s up to you

Secured and insured

Industry-leading security and insurance means your crypto and personal info are safe

Buy and sell BTC on-the-go

Download the Coinbase app and take control of your crypto everywhere you go.

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What can you do with your Bitcoin?

Hold

A lot of customers hold onto their Bitcoin in the hope that its value goes up. You can store your Bitcoin in your Coinbase account or transfer it to a private wallet. Check the price of BTC.

Sell

Selling crypto on Coinbase is easy, and you can withdraw your proceeds to your bank or PayPal account.

Convert

Want to own other crypto? Convert any portion of your Bitcoin balance to another crypto.

Spend

Use your Bitcoin to pay for travel, buy gift cards, eat at restaurants, and more. The number of places that accept Bitcoin is growing everyday.

Transfer

Unlike sending money overseas, you can send Bitcoin to anyone in the world virtually instantly.

Give

Donate Bitcoin to people in need on websites such as GiveCrypto.org, which distributes cryptocurrency to people living in poverty.

Buy Bitcoin in just a few minutes

Start with as little as $25 and pay with your bank account or debit card.