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Millions choose Kraken to buy Bitcoin. Start with just $10.

How to buy Bitcoin


Create your free Kraken account

Provide your email address & country of residence.


Connect a funding method

Fund your account with your preferred payment method.


Complete your Bitcoin purchase

Buy Bitcoin with as little as $10.


In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 5162 BTC worth 141.155.112 $.

Why buy Bitcoin with Kraken?

Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy Bitcoin with a credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and more.

Transactions are instant

Buy and sell 200+ cryptocurrencies

Flexible funding options

Flexible funding options

Kraken level security


Dollar cost average your Bitcoin purchases with recurring buys on the Kraken mobile app and get $10 when you refer a friend to Kraken.

About Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the world's first cryptocurrency. Bitcoin (BTC) is the original cryptocurrency built on blockchain technology. Created in 2009 by an anonymous developer with the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin remains the most widely accepted and traded cryptocurrency today. Like the cryptocurrencies that followed it, Bitcoin was conceived to create a decentralized digital asset that has no need for a central authority or single administrator. A global team of developers continues to work on the improvement of Bitcoin.

What can you do with Bitcoin?

With Kraken, you can do more with Bitcoin. From making your first trade, to collecting NFTs and utilizing our advanced Bitcoin pro trading tools, all the Kraken features you need are backed by our world-class security and 24/7 support.


Earn Bitcoin rewards

Earn rewards with Bitcoin

Trade for NFTs

Trade Bitcoin for NFTs

Collect & trade NFTs

Trade OTC

Trade Bitcoin OTC

High volume Bitcoin orders

Trade futures

Trade Bitcoin futures

95+ perpetual futures

Margin Trade

Bitcoin margin trading

Trade with leverage

API trading

Bitcoin API trading

Automate your trades

Swap Bitcoin for other assets

After you buy Bitcoin, you can trade it for fiat currencies and other cryptocurrencies. Kraken offers deep liquidity and instant trades on over 200 Bitcoin trading pairs.

Bitcoin FAQ

Can I buy and sell Bitcoin instantly?

Yes, it only takes a few clicks to buy and sell Bitcoin after you connect your funding method.

How much does it cost to buy 1 Bitcoin?

At the current market rate, it costs 27.347,00 $ to purchase one BTC. Kraken makes it easy to buy Bitcoin in minutes.

Can I buy Bitcoin with a credit card?

Yes, you can buy Bitcoin with a Mastercard or Visa credit card on Kraken. We offer several different ways to fund your account with cash or cryptocurrency.

How much Bitcoin can I buy?

While you can buy Bitcoin with as little as $10, there is no maximum order size when buying Bitcoin on Kraken.

Can I buy $100 worth of Bitcoin?

Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Bitcoin. At its current price, $100 equals 0,0037 BTC.

Is Bitcoin safe to buy?

The Bitcoin price can change dramatically based on market conditions. While Bitcoin is among the most popular cryptocurrencies in the market, you should do your own research on Bitcoin before buying.

Learn more about Bitcoin

  1. How is Bitcoin different from normal cash?

  2. Where can I buy Bitcoin?

  3. How do beginners buy Bitcoin?

  4. Is Bitcoin available to buy and sell in my country?

  5. Is Bitcoin a good investment?

  6. Can I purchase Bitcoin using my local currency?

  7. What are the transaction fees for buying Bitcoin?

  8. What is the minimum amount of Bitcoin I can buy?

  9. Can I buy Bitcoin with a debit card?

  10. Can I buy Bitcoin with other cryptocurrencies?

  11. How can I keep my Bitcoin safe?

  12. Can I set up automatic recurring buy orders for Bitcoin?

  13. Will I owe taxes when buying and selling Bitcoin?

  14. Can I transfer Bitcoin from Kraken to my crypto wallet?

  15. Is it safe to leave my Bitcoin on Kraken?

  16. Can I pay for online goods and services using Bitcoin?

  17. What is the current circulating supply of Bitcoin?

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