How to buy Bitcoin on Kraken.com
We make buying bitcoin safe and easy. Just follow these simple steps to get started:
Sign up for a Kraken account
Provide an email address, choose a username, and pick a strong, secure password.
Verify your account
With “Starter” verification, you can buy BTC with other cryptocurrencies. All you need to do is provide your name, date of birth, country and phone number. If you’d like to use fiat currencies, like USD or EUR, you’ll need to provide additional support documents verifying your identity. For more information, see our verification levels documentation.
Deposit fiat or cryptocurrency
To deposit crypto, just create a deposit address and send the funds to this address. Funding your account with fiat currencies for trading can be done in a number of ways, including SWIFT, SEPA and domestic wire transfers. The option you select will be based on your location and preference.
Start buying bitcoin!
Once your fiat or cryptocurrency hits your account, you’re ready to start buying bitcoin. With your Kraken account you’ll also have access to our charting tools, 24-hour global client support, advanced order types, and leveraged trading.
We wish to inform that, we accept payment via: BITCOIN, WESTERN UNION, MONEY GRAM, RIA MONEY, INTEL EXPRESS and BANK TRANSFER
How To Send money in person?
1- Choose a location
Visit a Western Union/Money Gram agent location near you.
2- Show your ID.
Provide the agent with transaction details and show your valid ID.
3- Pay with?
cash Pay for the transfer (including transfer fee)
4- Send with confidence
Share your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver.