How to Buy Bitcoin in Japan

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy Bitcoin in Japan

Step 1

Create a Coinmama account

Use the following link for signing up at Coinmama.

Use an email address, pick out a username, and select 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 account


In order to buy (BTC) Bitcoin with USD or EUR, you’ll need to provide your phone number, name, country and date of birth alongside with extra support documents verifying your personal identity.

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


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

Step 3

Go ahead ordering Bitcoin by depositing USD or EUR


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

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

As soon as your fiat currency strikes your account, that amount will be converted to BTC.

With your account you will as well have access to support, charting tools and leveraged trading.

For recieving BTC you will also need to have a wallet.

Congrats! You have successfully purchased and stored Bitcoin in Japan.

That's it!

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