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How to buy Monero


The fees involved with purchasing Monero will generally be lower if you can purchase directly on a Monero trading exchange such as Kraken. For large purchases, we recommend using an exchange. It can take a few days to send funds to an exchange and get your identity verified with the exchange.

If you are in a rush to buy Monero to take advantage of a dip in prices and you are able to more rapidly obtain some Bitcoin, then you may prefer to purchase Bitcoin first and then instantly convert your Bitcoin to Monero. You can convert your Bitcoin to Monero either using a BTC/XMR exchange service or a simpler service like which does not require you to register. To search for a place to buy Bitcoin see this list.

In the future, we expect there to be lots more services available to let you purchase Monero more easily in your own country.
Buy Monero directly with USD/EUR/GBP/CAD/JPY
Kraken   Trading exchange via EUR SEPA, USD/EUR Bank Wire, USD/GBP SEPA and SWIFT, JPY/CAD Bank deposit
Bitfinex   Trading exchange USD
Poloniex   Trading exchange via Tether USD
AnyCoin   EU SEPA transfer   Purchase XMR locally with cash or online
MoneroForCash   Purchase XMR locally with cash, by mail or money order
Liberalcoins   Purchase XMR locally with cash or online
LiveCoin   Wire transfer (SWIFT), OKPAY
LiteBit   EU SEPA, Paypal
BuyUcoin   INR
Converting Bitcoin to and from Monero   User friendly interface to exchanges, no account required
EverCoin   User friendly interface to exchanges, no account required   Monero to Bitcoin only
In addition to these services, use any of the exchanges listed in the "BTC/XMR Exchanges" section. Shapeshift is the easiest method in our experience, since there is no need to sign up for an account.
USD/XMR Exchanges
Note that Poloniex requires USD Tether coins, and cannot accept USD directly
Other XMR Exchanges
Bisq   P2P exchange
Bithumb   Korean WON
BitMEX   Monero futures contracts
Bter   CNY
Btc38   CNY
BTCAlpha   BTC
Cryptomate   GBP
Cryptopia   Doge, USDT, NZDT, LTC, BTC
Cryptox   BTC
southXchange   BTC, USD
TuxExchange   BTC
BTC/XMR Exchanges
See MoneroEric's guide on purchasing Monero via Poloniex and for swapping Bitcoin for Monero with
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