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How to Buy Bitcoin with Credit Card or Debit Card

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We can both agree on this:

Buying bitcoins with a credit card or debit card is confusing.

Today we'll show you how easy and fast it can be.

We've collected the best exchanges and listed them for you below.

Introduction to Buying

Here's the deal:

Buying bitcoin (BTC) with a credit or debit card used to be REALLY hard.

Luckily, companies like Coinbase (USA, Canada, Europe & UK) and CoinMama (worldwide) have made the process smooth and fast.

 

CoinBase Buying Tutorial (Credit Card/Debit Card)

Coinbase lets you buy bitcoins instantly with a credit card or debit card. Here are step-by-step instructions to help make the buying process easier for you.

1. Create an Account on Coinbase

Once you create an account, confirm your personal details and login. You may be asked to upload a scan of ID. Once you’ve logged in, continue to the next step.

2. Navigate to account settings

Navigate to the top right corner and click on your name. There should be a drop-down menu where you can click "Settings". Then click "Payment Methods" on the menu at the top and you should see something that looks like this:

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Click on "Add Payment Method" in the right corner.

3. Click "Credit/Debit Card"

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4. Enter your Credit/Debit Card Information

Note that Coinbase only accepts Visa and Mastercard credit/debit cards at this time.

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5. Confirmation

You should see a confirmation like the one below. If so, your credit/debit card has been successfully added!

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6. Buy Bitcoins!

Go to the buy page and you should see a widget that looks like the image below:

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Enter the amount you want to buy, and click "Buy Bitcoin Instantly". Your coins will then be delivered to your Coinbase wallet!

 

CoinMama Buying Tutorial (Credit Card/Debit Card)

Open an Account on CoinMama

Once you create your account and verify your email address, you can begin following the steps below:

1. Login to Your Account

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2. Verify your Identity

Enter all of your personal details in the fields above and save them.

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3. Upload and Verify your ID

 

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4. Select Payment Method

You can use credit/debit card or SEPA (Europe only).

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5. Select Amount of Bitcoins to Buy

You can also buy other coins.

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6. Enter your Bitcoin Wallet Address

The bitcoins will be sent here once your payment has been completed.

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7. Enter Card Info

Enter your credit or debit card information.

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