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.

  • Buy Ethereum

    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 Ethereum?

Based in the USA

Coinbase is based in San Francisco and trusted by 30+ million customers worldwide.

Buy a little, buy a lot

You can buy a portion of Ethereum – 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 ETH on-the-go

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


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.

Run apps

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.

Buy Ethereum in just a few minutes

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