Buy bitcoins without verification [3 options]

Before you are able to buy bitcoins, you have to have a bitcoin wallet. If you don’t have a wallet, no problem! You can find a starter guide here which then leads you step by step through the process of creating a wallet. Do you already have a wallet? Perfect! Then you can now continue with buying bitcoins! This page will guide you through the process so you can buy bitcoins without verification, IE. uploading your ID.

Buy bitcoins without verification

Localbitcoins

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At Localbitcoins you’ve got a lot of payment options to buy bitcoins. You can pay with Paypal, SEPA transfer or even cash in person. There is no identification required, so you can buy bitcoins without verification. But for some trades you have to enter your name on Localbitcoins’ site. By following this link, you will be directed to the front page of Localbitcoins.

localbitcoins homepage

Click on ‘Sign up for free’ and you will see this page:

localbitcoins create account

Choose a username and password and enter your email address. Afterwards, click on register and you will receive an email to verify your account

Click on ‘Buy bitcoins’, choose the amount for which you want to buy bitcoins and the way you want to pay. The list is then filtered on people that sell bitcoins with your preferred payment option. You can now choose who you want to buy bitcoins from and click on ‘buy’ once you’ve chosen.

localbitcoins buy bitcoins

You now see the conditions of the seller. Read through them carefully. If you agree, send a ‘trade request’ and you’ll receive instruction from the seller on what to do.

localbitcoins trade request

A lot of trades require you to enter your name on Localbitcoins’ site. You can do this by going to ‘edit profile’ – ‘set real name’ like in the picture below.

localbitcoins name

 In case you are not sure the payment conditions of the seller are correct or if you don’t have a good feeling about it, go back and check out an other seller or payment option! Otherwise, there are a lot of different options to buy bitcoins, you can find a detailed overview here.

Once you have bought bitcoins, it is best to transfer them to an other wallet. You can find a detailed tutorial guide here on how to make an online wallet. If you have bought a lot of bitcoins, check out our hardware wallet guide for even better protection!

Coinmama

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You can buy bitcoins with your credit card with Coinmama. When you buy for less than 150 EUR, you can buy bitcoins without verification. By following this link, you are immediately shown the correct page to create your account.

Fill in your email address and your name and choose a password.

coinmama registration page

Click on register and you will receive a mail to verify your account. Now click on this link.

You can now log into your account. Once you are logged in, click on ‘buy bitcoins’ and you can choose between buying bitcoins in EUR of in Dollar.

coinmama buy bitcoins

Choose your amount in either bitcoin, Dollar or Euro. When you choose the amount in bitcoin, you will see the corresponding amount in Euro or Dollar and vice versa. Afterwards, click on buy bitcoins.

coinmama slider for buying bitcoins

Choose ‘Credit / Debit card via simplex’ . You will then be redirected to a safe page to finalise your purchase.

coinmama buy bitcoins with creditcard

Your bitcoins will appear in your wallet within a few minutes!

If you have bought a lot of bitcoins, check out our hardware wallet guide for even better protection!

Paxful

paxful logo

At Paxful, you can choose between a lot of different payment options. Neteller, cash in person, Skrill, Paypal, Moneygram, gift cards from iTunes, Amazon, Playstation, … are all accepted as a payment option. On the picture below you can see what you can buy bitcoins with, but a lot of other possibilities are not listed on the picture. You can buy bitcoins without verification at Paxful. Click here to check out Paxful’s site!

paxful payment options

To create your own account, click on the button ‘create account’ at the top right corner of your screen.

paxful create account

You create an account by filling in your email address and by choosing a password. After this you will receive an email to verify your account.

paxful create new account

Click on ‘buy bitcoins’, choose the amount and the currency you want to exchange and click on ‘search’

paxful buy bitcoins

A lot of payment options will appear at the left side of your screen. Choose the one you prefer and click on ‘buy’.

paxful payment options

Then read through the payment conditions of the seller and when you agree with them, contact the seller to set up the trade.

 In case you are not sure the payment conditions of the seller are correct or if you don’t have a good feeling about it, go back and check out an other seller or payment option! Otherwise, there are a lot of different options to buy bitcoins, you can find a detailed overview here.

Once you have bought bitcoins, it is best to transfer them to an other wallet. You can find a detailed tutorial guide here on how to make an online wallet. If you have bought a lot of bitcoins, check out our hardware wallet guide for even better protection!