How to Buy Ethereum in Kenya

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy Ethereum in Kenya

Step 1

Create a Coinmama account

Use the following button and create an account at Coinmama.

Use an email address, take a username, and select a secure, strong password.

The infrastructure and webpage of Coinmama is fast and secure, so you're personal info is kept safe.

Step 2

Verify your identity


In order to buy (ETH) Ethereum with EUR or USD, you will need to provide your phone number, name, country and date of birth alongside with additional support documents which verify your personal identity.

The supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like National identity card (front + back), Passport or Drivers license and sometimes also Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.


The reason for this strict verification is to stop identity theft or fraud.

Step 3

Start buying Bitcoin by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD


Staking your account with fiat currencies, like EUR or USD for swaping can be done in a number of ways, which includes SEPA, SWIFT and domestic wire transfers and creditcard.

The option you choose will be based on your location and preference.

When your fiat currency hits your account, that amount will be converted to Ethereum.

With your account you’ll as well have access to charting tools and global support.

For buying Bitcoin you'll also need to have a wallet.

Congrats! You have successfully bought and stored Ethereum in Kenya.

That's it!

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