Precious metals

Buy gold, silver, platinum, and palladium and enjoy instant liquidity into 27 national currencies, as well as zero custody costs.

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Precious Metals

At Uphold, buying metals is easy thanks to bank connectivity in 36 countries, seamless debit/credit card payments, and integration with seven blockchain networks.

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How to buy precious metals

With Uphold, you can set up an account, verify your identity and buy precious metals 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 to get started

A unique trading experience

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

Just select your funding source in From - banks, cards, crypto wallets - and pick the metal 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 metal-to-metal trade in your local currency - e.g., when you’re buying $50 USD worth of gold using platinum.

It’s the easiest way to trade.

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This article is for informational purposes only and takes no account of particular personal or market circumstances, and should not be relied upon as investment, tax, or legal advice. For investment, tax, or legal advice and before taking any action you should consult your own advisors. *Not available in all jurisdictions. Certain restrictions apply.

This content is correct as of October 2020.