In almost any country, a person who wants to buy bitcoins can use the exchange service. The largest aggregators of such services are localbitcoins.com and www.bestchange.com. You need to decide how to buy cryptocurrency (using a bank card, money transfer, electronic payment systems, etc.) and choose a right trader. Pay attention to the reviews. It is worth choosing a seller without complaints and lots of good reviews.
Terminals and ATMs
Terminals and ATMs are not very common of buying cryptocurrency. The ATM list is on the site CoinATMRadar.com. Such devices are easy to use. Just a few operations will be enough for your cryptocurrency to be credited to your wallet. Terminals work with cash.
Exchanges. The Chinese Bitcoin market is the most liquid in the world. The
leading stock exchanges here are Huobi, OKCoin and BTC China. They charge zero
as a result, there is a very narrow spread.
Direct buying. The most popular direct broker for the yen with a very low fee is
bitflyer.jp. Users are offered a wide
range of identification capabilities from
confirming email to provision an identity card.
Exchanges. There are three of them: Quoine,
Coincheck and Kraken. Of course, the
liquidity on them is lower than on the Chinese stock exchanges, however, it is quite
possible to buy Bitcoins cheaply there.
Direct buying. The main Thai bitcoin broker is bitcoin.co.th.
There is another one called coins.co.th. It provides a convenient
Exchanges. Thailand has its own exchange called bx.in.th.
Direct buying and ATMs. A variety of options for buying and selling bitcoins
offers the service coinplug.com.
They have two specialized ATMs in Seoul. You can also
buy Bitcoin at thousands of ATMs across the country, as well as using gift cards.
Exchanges. In South Korea, there is a well-developed exchange called
korbit.co.kr, offering not only
Bitcoin trading, but also wallets for all devices and
money transfer services. It offers not only Bitcoin trading, but also wallets for all
devices and money transfer services.
The largest platform in India is unocoin.com.
Here you can buy, sell, store and share
Bitcoins. The same opportunities are offered by another large platform called
zebpay.com. Both services require
Two main platforms are buybitcoin.ph and coins.ph. The last one accepts
various ways, including cash from a bank account, online transfers and vouchers that can
be bought in stores across the country.
VBTC is an entry-level Vietnamese
cryptocurrency exchange. This means the company allows locals to exchange their Dongs
(VND) into Bitcoin.
In Malaysia, the coins.my platform
provides an online wallet, as well as the ability to buy and sell bitcoins.
MaiCoin is a Taiwan-based one-stop
digital asset exchange platform, providing trading and payment services.
BTCTurk.com is the first Bitcoin
exchange in Turkey. On the koinim.com
platform, one can buy Bitcoins and Lightcoins for Turkish lira.
A citizen of the United Arab Emirates can directly buy bitcoins on the Bitoasis website.
In Kuwait, one can buy cryptocurrency on the bitfils.com platform
BitPesa is a digital foreign
exchange and payment platform. It is available for many African countries: Ghana,
Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Morocco, etc. At the stock exchange
use debit cards, mobile money and the systems such as Paga, MTN and Airtel Money.
NairaEx is a leading Nigerian
Bitcoin exchange where users can buy and sell bitcoin, perfect money and other
e-currencies with Nigerian Naira at best rate.
iCE3X exchange operates in South Africa.
exchange uses South African Rand and the Nigerian Naira as fiat tethers. The fee
structure is transparent and the trading engine delivers.
Direct buying. There are a number of opportunities in Australia. Bit Trade
supports the POLi-Payments payment system, Cointree supports both
bitcoin.com.au allows you to buy
bitcoins by for paying them at kiosks, Coinjar not only
sells bitcoins, but also supports its own Bitcoin wallet.
Direct buying. You can buy Bitcoins on the Coined.co.nz
platform via online
banking transfer. Vimba offers a wallet
and the opportunity to invest in Bitcoins
regularly using automatic bank transfers.
Exchanges. NZBCX is a fully
bitcoin exchange-trading platform.
Direct buying. Due to unclear regulation, there are a dozen services in the
Eurozone for direct buying of Bitcoin with a rich variety of payment channels. Depending
on the method of payment, most of such brokers charge 0.5–5% from their clients and earn
from the spread. Also in most European countries, Coinbase and Circle online wallets are
available with the option of buying Bitcoins by bank transfer or credit card.
Peering exchangers. Bitcoin.de is a peering
market for all European countries, money is accepted as SEPA transfers. Considering fee
of 0.5% and a narrow spread, this is probably the cheapest way to buy bitcoin, except
Exchanges. First of all, it is Kraken and a little less known - Bitstamp. They
require full identification.
Direct buying. Lots of British people use Bittylicious.
This platform, along with
bank transfers and credit cards, offers local payment systems, including Paym and
Barclays Pingit. However, in some payment options, the transaction cost can be quite
Exchanges. The most popular exchange in the UK is Coinfloor.
Austrian citizens can buy Bitcoins using bitcoinbon.at gift cards
that are sold at
Traffic stores. This is a convenient, but relatively expensive method of buying
The Germans have Fidor-Bank, cooperating with Bitcoin.de and Kraken, that makes buying
on these platforms much faster and more convenient. On the platform Bitcoin.de, Fidor
clients are automatically identified and can use the ExpressTrade function. It allows
you to buy an unlimited number of Bitcoins at relatively low prices and it becomes
available just a few minutes after entering the site.
In Spain, the easiest way to buy Bitcoins on Bit2Me.com and Chip-Chap is to use one of
thousands of ATMs.
Exchanges. In Norway, there is only one exchange called bitcoinsnorway.com.
Trading volume on it is quite low, so the operation will cost a lot
Direct buying. In Sweden, there are two bitcoin brokers that trade using Swedish
krona. They are bt.cx and fybse.se.
Direct buying. The only such service in Denmark is coinify.com.
Exchanges. In Poland, there are three exchanges where you can buy Bitcoins using
zloty on relatively good conditions. These platforms are BitMarket.pl,
BitBay.net and bitmaszyna.pl.
ATMs. In many ATMs of the country you can buy cryptocurrency via the service btcu.biz.
Exchanges. The Ukrainian exchange, accepting UAH is called kuna.io.
Direct buying. One can buy Bitcoins for rubles at matbea.com.
Registration with your phone number is required here.
Direct buying. Kraken and Coinbase services offer a
direct purchase of Bitcoins with a low fee and storage in an online wallet. These
platforms accept both bank transfers and credit cards.
Peering exchangers. Bitquick and
Paxful platforms are available for
American users. In Bitquick, the buyer shall deposit cash in the account of the seller's
bank. At Paxful, the seller can choose any desired payment direction, including PayPal,
Western Union, credit and debit cards, gift cards, and more.
Exchanges. If you want to buy Bitcoins on the stock exchange for USD, then it is
also possible. Here are the largest exchanges: Bitstamp, GDAX, Bitfinex, as well as
Kraken and Gemini. Most exchanges accept bank transfers only.
Direct buying. Kraken and Coinbase work with Canadian
clients. There are platforms designed exclusively for Canadians.
First of all, these are QuickBT and canadianbitcoins.com,
where you can buy Bitcoins
directly worth up to 150 Canadian dollars.
Peering exchangers. Canadians can buy bitcoins on international peering exchanges
such as Paxful and LocalBitcoin for buying bitcoins on P2P markets.
Exchanges. There are several exchanges that work with Canadian dollars, including
Kraken and CoinSquare.
Gift cards. The app Chip-Chap.com will help you to buy
gift Bitcoin cards in more than 5 thouthand stores.
Direct buying. On the platform Volabit.com
one can buy Bitcoins for Mexican
pesos. You can send money by bank transfer or deposit cash at OXXO, 7-Eleven, Banamex
branches and ATMs.
In some countries of Central and South America, several exchanges are available to
users. Satoshi Tango operates
in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El
Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. Bitex.la offers
services in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. CryptoMKT is
the fastest growing
cryptocurrency exchange in Latin America, operating in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico
and Europe. Local peering exchangers are available in most Latin American countries.
Direct buying. Brazilians can buy Bitcoins directly on the site
www.mercadobitcoin.com.br. The server calls itself the largest
Bitcoin exchanger in
Exchanges. One of the main Brazilian exchange is called FlowBTC. You can
contribute funds by the bank transfer. The second large exchange is Foxbit.com.br.
Direct buying. Ripio is a
Bitcoin wallet app that allows you to buy cryptocurrency even on credit and it serves as
a payment gateway when paying for goods and services.
Exchanges. SurBitcoin is a
exchange based on Venezuela that has a partnership with the
Blinktrade network, a technology provider for Bitcoin exchanges.