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




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

How to buy USDC

You can buy USDC on Kraken's crypto exchange. Create your free account and connect a funding method to buy over 200 cryptocurrencies including USDC. Kraken makes it quick and easy to get started.


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 USDC purchase

Buy USDC with as little as $10.


In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 17,626,661 USDC worth $17,618,271.

Why buy USDC with Kraken?

Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy USDC 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 USDC purchases with recurring buys on the Kraken mobile app and get $10 when you refer a friend to Kraken.

About USDC

USDC is It's an ERC-20 token, built on the Ethereum platform which aims to traack the price of the US Dollar and to allow for faster and more cost effective transactions compared to traditional banks. According to Circle, USDC is backed by the 'equivalent value of US dollar denominated assets'.

What can you do with USDC?

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


Earn USDC rewards

Earn rewards with USDC

Trade for NFTs

Trade USDC for NFTs

Collect & trade NFTs

Trade OTC


High volume USDC orders

Trade futures

Trade USDC futures

95+ perpetual futures

API trading

USDC API trading

Automate your trades

Swap USDC for other assets

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


Can I buy and sell USDC instantly?

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

How much does it cost to buy 1 USDC?

At the current market rate, it costs $1.00 to purchase one USDC. Kraken makes it easy to buy USDC in minutes.

Can I buy USDC with a credit card?

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

How to trade USDC

You can trade USDC by first creating a Kraken account. Next, deposit or purchase the amount of USDC to open your position. Once your account is funded, select your desired USDC trading pair and start trading USDC.

Can I buy $100 worth of USDC?

Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of USDC. At its current price, $100 equals 100.05 USDC.

Is USDC safe to buy?

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

Learn more about USDC

  1. How is USDC different from normal cash?

  2. Where can I buy USDC?

  3. How do beginners buy USDC?

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

  5. Is USDC a good investment?

  6. Can I purchase USDC using my local currency?

  7. What are the transaction fees for buying USDC?

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

  9. Can I buy USDC with a debit card?

  10. Can I buy USDC with other cryptocurrencies?

  11. How can I keep my USDC safe?

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

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

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

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

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

  17. What is the current circulating supply of USDC?

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