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Sign up to buy cryptocurrency. Start with just $10.



Sign up to buy cryptocurrency. Start with just $10.

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How to buy cryptocurrency

You can buy crypto on Kraken's crypto trading platform. Create your free account and connect a funding method to buy over 200 cryptocurrencies. 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 crypto purchase

Buy crypto with as little as $10.

Why buy crypto with Kraken?

Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy cryptocurrency 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


How can you use crypto on Kraken?

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


Earn staking rewards

Earn rewards on your crypto

Trade for NFTs

Trade for NFTs

Collect & trade NFTs

Trade OTC

Trade crypto OTC

High volume crypto orders

Trade futures

Trade crypto futures

95+ perpetual futures

Margin Trade

Crypto margin trading

Trade with leverage

API trading

API trading

Automate your trades

Trade crypto instantly

After you buy cryptocurrency, you can trade it for fiat currencies and other cryptocurrencies. Kraken offers instant trades and reliable uptime on over 200 trading pairs.


Can I buy and sell crypto instantly?

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

What is the minimum amount of cryptocurrency I can buy?

You can buy as little as $10 of crypto on Kraken. Kraken also allows you to set up recurring buys so you can continuously accumulate cryptocurrency regularly.

Can I buy cryptocurrency with a debit card?

You can buy cryptocurrency with a debit card on Kraken. We offer several different ways to fund your account with cash or cryptocurrency.

Where can I buy cryptocurrency?

Most find that the easiest and most secure way to purchase crypto is through a reliable crypto trading platform like Kraken. While crypto can be purchased using several different methods, Kraken offers the security, support and simplicity people often look for when buying crypto.

How can I keep my crypto safe?

While we believe the safest place for your crypto is in your own cold wallet, we strive to be as transparent and secure as possible when you trust us with your cryptocurrency.

Is cryptocurrency safe to buy?

Crypto prices can change dramatically based on market conditions. You should do your own research on digital assets before buying.

Learn more about cryptocurrency

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  5. What are the transaction fees for buying crypto?

  6. Can I buy crypto with other cryptocurrencies?

  7. Will I owe taxes when buying and selling cryptocurrency?

  8. Can I transfer crypto from Kraken to my wallet?

  9. Is it safe to leave cryptocurrency on Kraken?

Browse more crypto buying guides

With so many assets to choose from, deciding which crypto to buy can seem overwhelming. We've put together guides for hundreds of top blockchain projects to help you navigate the process from A to Z. Take a look at cryptocurrency buying guides below.


Buy Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) is the world’s top crypto by market cap and has the potential to become a globally accepted digital store of value.


Buy Ethereum

Ethereum (ETH) is a decentralized application network that allows developers to create their own cryptocurrencies, NFTs and other applications.


Buy Tether

Tether (USDT) is a stablecoin that aims to track the U.S. dollar to help facilitate transactions and mitigate volatility risk during cryptocurrency market swings.



XRP (XRP) is a fast and low-cost payment network that is backed by extensive partnerships with some of the world’s largest financial institutions.


Buy Cardano

Cardano (ADA) ​​is a blockchain platform focused on delivering a robust, secure and efficient ecosystem for the development of decentralized applications.


Buy Dogecoin

Dogecoin (DOGE) is a cryptocurrency focused on developing a strong community that features widespread recognition and a sense of humor.


Buy Solana

Solana (SOL) is a fast, scalable, and cost-effective blockchain platform for building decentralized applications that appeals to developers and users alike.


Buy Litecoin

Litecoin (LTC) is a BTC fork with fast transaction confirmations and a slightly different proof-of-work mining mechanism than Bitcoin.