Choose from 250+ digital currencies, including majors, alt-coins, emerging tokens, and stablecoins.

Buy cryptocurrencies on Uphold

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Majors, altcoins, emerging tokens, and stablecoins... they're all here! At Uphold, buying crypto is easy thanks to bank connectivity in 36 countries*, seamless debit/credit card payments, and integration with 17 blockchain networks.

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How to buy cryptos

With Uphold, you can set up an account, verify your identity and buy cryptocurrencies with ease.

Here is how:

Step iconGo to and click ‘Sign up’
Step iconEnter your email address, phone number and your personal details
Step iconClick the link we send you via email and create a password
Step iconTell us how you plan to use Uphold and provide some basic financial information (e.g., employment status and source of funds)
Step iconVerify your identity by providing an ID document and taking a ‘selfie’

… and you’re off to the races!

Just start trading.

Open a free Uphold account

A unique trading experience

Buying and selling crypto at Uphold couldn’t be easier.

Just select your funding source in From - banks, cards, crypto wallets - and pick the crypto you want to buy-in To.

Tap in the amount and everything else is calculated for you.

There’s even a clever equivalent field that allows you to specify the value of a crypto-to-crypto trade in your local currency - e.g., when you’re buying $50 USD worth of bitcoin using XRP.

It’s the easiest way to trade.

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*Not available in all jurisdictions. Certain restrictions apply.