A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy Bitcoin
Create a Coinbase account and and recieve 10$ for free
Use the following link for signing up at Coinbase.
Provide an email address, take a username, and pick a secure, strong password.
The infrastructure and website of Coinbase is secure and fast, so you're personal data is kept safe.
Verify your identity
In order to buy (BTC) Bitcoin with USD or EUR, you’ll need to provide your phone number, name, country and date of birth as well as additional support documents verifying your personal identity.
Those supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like Passport, Drivers license or National identity card (front + back) and sometimes as well Proof of Residence Document like Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.
Such an verfication of identity is there to avert identity fraud or theft.
Deposit fiat currencies, like USD or EUR and start buying btc
Funding your account with fiat currencies, like EUR or USD for swaping can be done in a number of ways, including SEPA, SWIFT and domestic wire transfers and creditcard.
The option you choose will be based on your location and preference.
Once your fiat currency strikes your account, that amount will be converted to bitcoin.
Alongside your account you will as well have access to charting tools and global support.
Congrats! You have successfully bought and stored Bitcoin.
A couple more guides on how to buy Bitcoin in certain countries: