How to buy ETH
Buy Ethereum, own the future
Coinbase makes it simple and safe to buy, sell, and hold ETH.
Own Ethereum in just a few minutes
Create an account
Get started 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.
Get started with as little as $25, and you can pay with a debit card or bank account.
Why is Coinbase the best place to buy Ethereum?
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 less than 1 ETH, as little as $25 worth.
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.
What can you do with your Ethereum?
Pay for things
Ethereum is a cryptocurrency, too. You can use it to pay for everything on the Ethereum network. Check the price of ETH.
Rather than pay a big company to run your app, Ethereum lets you host it on thousands of computers around the world.
Create magic swords
Digital ones, anyway. Ethereum can be used to create digital items for video games that are tradeable outside of the game itself.
Code your money
Let’s say a charity wants to send money to a thousand people every day for a year. With Ethereum, it only takes a few lines of code.