How to buy Ethereum

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

Step 1

Join Coinbase and and get 10$ for free

Use the following link for signing up at Coinbase.

Supply an email address, pick out a username, and select a secure, strong password.

The infrastructure and website of Coinbase is fast and secure, so you're personal data is kept safe.

Coinbase Promo Invitation

Step 2

Verify your account


In order to buy (ETH) Ethereum with EUR or USD, you have to provide your date of birth, country, phone number and name as well as additional support documents verifying your personal identity.

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


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

Step 3

Deposit fiat currencies, like USD or EUR and begin ordering ETH


Backing your account with USD or EUR for trading can be done in a number of ways, which includes domestic wire transfers, SWIFT and SEPA or debitcard.

The variant you select will be based on your location and preference.

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

Alongside your account you will as well have access to charting tools, 24-hour global client support, leveraged trading and advanced order types.

Congrats! You've successfully bought and safed Ethereum.

That's it!

Some more instructions on how to buy Ethereum in specific countries: