How to sell Bitcoin
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In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients traded 1,685 BTC worth $87,056,267.
Why sell Bitcoin with Kraken?
Kraken offers a safe and easy way to sell digital currency. Enjoy market rate trades with low transaction fees and withdrawal fees.
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Take advantage of our flexible payment options to sell Bitcoin using a variety of convenient methods including wire transfer, bank transfers and cash withdrawals.
Bitcoin is the world's largest cryptocurrency project. The bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency was the first of its kind to be built on blockchain technology. Launched in 2009 by an anonymous developer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin remains the most widely accepted and traded cryptocurrency today. Like the cryptocurrencies that followed it, Bitcoin was created to provide a decentralized electronic cash system that operates without the intervention of a centralized authority. A global team of developers constantly works on improving Bitcoin and its underlying technology.
What can you do with Bitcoin?
Before you sell your Bitcoin, learn more about the different ways you can put your Bitcoin to work with Kraken.
Can I sell Bitcoin for USD?
Yes, you can buy and sell Bitcoin using USD on Kraken. We support a diverse network of payment processors around the world that make it easy to sell Bitcoin.
How do I convert Bitcoin to cash?
Select USD, EUR or your preferred cash in the tool above to see how much cash you will receive when selling your Bitcoin. Once you convert your Bitcoin to cash, our funding options make it easy to withdraw cash to your bank account.
Is cashing out Bitcoin taxable?
Each country handles cryptocurrency taxes differently. We recommend that you speak with a local professional tax advisor before making any digital asset sale or reporting your crypto taxes.
How much is Bitcoin worth right now in USD?
At the current Bitcoin price, one BTC is worth $51651. Kraken makes it easy to sell Bitcoin for USD in minutes.
How do I get my money after selling Bitcoin?
After you sell your Bitcoin using Kraken, you can use our flexible funding options to withdraw your cash to your bank account in as little as 0–5 business days.
Can I buy and sell Bitcoin instantly?
Yes, it only takes a few moments to buy and sell Bitcoin after you've connected your funding method.
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