All links are external & open in a new tab, except for "Read Review" buttons. Before jumping into this page, an important disclosure.
Residents of Canada can use Coinbase to purchase bitcoins with a credit card. The fees are 3.99% per purchase, and your bitcoins are delivered instantly.
If you purchase more than $100 USD (~130 CAD) worth of bitcoins through this link then you get $10 USD (~13 CAD) worth of bitcoins for free!
Coinmama allows customers in almost every country to buy bitcoin with a credit or debit card. They charge an ~6% fee on each purchase.
If buying less than $150 worth of bitcoins, you won't need to verify your identity. This convenience makes small purchases quick and easy.
Want to buy using Coinmama? This step-by-step guide will show you how to use Coinmama.
Coinbase's exchange, Coinbase Pro, is one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges in the United States. Users can fund their accounts via bank transfer, SEPA, or bank wire. Coinbase Pro offers good prices and low fees, but their confusing user interface may initially prove difficult to navigate.
LocalBitcoins is an escrow service which also helps to match bitcoin buyers and sellers. The most common method of payment for purchase is cash deposit. However, users may advertise trades for whichever payment method they prefer.
Buying bitcoins via an in-person meeting, secured and facilitated by LocalBitcoins, may be one of the fastest and most private ways to buy bitcoins in any country.
Wall of Coins is an escrow service that makes it easy to buy bitcoins with cash deposit in the US, UK, Canada, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Latvia, Mexico, Poland, the Philippines, and Romania.
It offers low fees and is a very private way to purchase coins.
bitBuy is a Bitcoin exchange based in Canada. You can buy bitcoins with credit card, Flexepin bank transfer or Interac Online for 0.75% fees, or sell for 0.5%. The exchange has good support available through its live chat, or via phone & email.
Canadian Bitcoins is a Bitcoin exchange based in Canada. The company offers many payment options:
The fees vary for each payment method.
QuickBT is a Canadian broker which sells small amounts (up to $100) of bitcoin within minutes, via Interac Online, Flexepin vouchers, or a debit card. Usually bitcoins will be delivered within a few minutes after payment.
Canadians can buy between $50-$2,500 worth of Bitcoin in seconds with instant debit, Interac online or Flexepin Vouchers. There is instant approval, instant delivery of bitcoin and no ID required.
BitAccess is a Canadian Bitcoin broker and ATM operator. You can buy bitcoins with Flexepin at thousands of locations across Canada. You can also buy bitcoins with cash at one of BitAccess's Bitcoin ATMs. BitAccess is funded by the Government of Canada.
QuadrigaCX is a Bitcoin exchange based in Canada. You can buy bitcoin online in Canada with Interac Online.
Founded mid-2013, Kraken is the world's largest Euro-denominated Bitcoin exchange, based on daily average trading volume. It supports deposits from US, European, Canadian, British, and Japanese customers. Deposits can be made via bank wire, SEPA, SWIFT, and bank deposit (Japan only).
CoinCorner is a Bitcoin exchange based on the Isle of Man. They cater to first-time buyers in the UK, Europe, Canada, Australia, and certain African, Asian, and South American countries. CoinCorner users may purchase bitcoins with SEPA, credit/debit card, GBP bank transfer, and now Neteller too. No verification required for purchases under £100.
You can use our Bitcoin ATM map to buy bitcoins with cash. Bitcoin ATMs can be a quick and easy way to buy bitcoins and they're also private. That convenience and privacy, however, comes with a price; most ATMs have fees of 5-10%.
Cubits is a Bitcoin exchange based in the United Kingdom. It allows users in almost every country besides the United States to purchase bitcoins, using a wide range of currencies and payment methods. The payment options include SEPA, SWIFT, credit cards, OKPAY, SOFORT, Skrill, Dotpay, and online bank transfer.
Technically, VirWoX isn't even a Bitcoin exchange. It mainly serves as a way for people to buy Second Life Lindens, a currency used in the virtual world Second Life. You can't buy Bitcoin with PayPal directly at VirWoX, but it's possible to first buy Second Life Lindens (SLL) and then trade your SLL for Bitcoin. This process works perfectly, but in the end will cost you about 10% in fees.
This workaround/hack has made VirWoX the easiest and most popular way to buy bitcoins with PayPal.
Bitit lets you purchase bitcoin online with a 3DS-enabled credit/debit cards or with cash via Neosurf, Flexepin (coming soon) and Cashlib vouchers, available in over 150,000 local stores across Europe.
Cancoin is a P2P Bitcoin exchange and multisig wallet. It is currently available in the USA and Canada. Buyers pay 0% fees.
Mycelium Local Trader helps you find local Bitcoin sellers. Once you locate a seller, you meet up in-person and conduct the trade. Mycelium charges absolutely no fees. While Mycelium Local Trader works great in highly-populated areas, users in low population areas will have trouble finding sellers.
Changelly lets you buy bitcoin with Litecoin, Dogecoin, altcoins and many other digital tokens. Changelly works in nearly every country but you will need another cryptocurrency in order to purchase bitcoins. Exchanges happen almost instantly because Changelly never actually controls your tokens but just exchanges them.
Bitcoin-OTC is an over-the-counter marketplace for the peer to peer exchanging of bitcoin. It is almost like a Craigslist for Bitcoin. Users must create ads or locate other ads to find sellers of bitcoin. Bitcoin-OTC is somewhat complicated and hard to use, but may be the only option for users in some countries without an exchange.
Get the latest Bitcoin news and analysis.