How to Buy Bitcoin in Costa Rica

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy Bitcoin in Costa Rica

Step 1

Create a Coinmama account

Use the following link and join at Coinmama.

Provide an email address, take a username, and pick a secure, strong password.

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

Step 2

Verify your identity


In order to buy BTC with USD or EUR, you have to provide your name, date of birth, country and phone number alongside with additional support documents which verify your personal identity.

Those supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like Driver license or Passport and sometimes as well Proof of Residence Document like Credit card statement, Payroll statement -or- Official salary document from employer, Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.


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

Step 3

Begin ordering BTC by depositing EUR or USD


Funding your account with fiat currencies, like EUR or USD for trading can be done distinct ways, which includes SWIFT, SEPA and domestic wire transfers and debitcard.

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

When your fiat currency strikes your account, that amount will be converted to Bitcoin.

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

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

Kudos! You have successfully purchased and safed Bitcoin in Costa Rica.

That's it!

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