How to Buy Bitcoin in Kenya

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

Step 1

Join Coinmama

Use the following button for signing up at Coinmama.

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

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

Step 2

Verify your account


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

Those supporting documents are a valid ID, like Driver license or Passport and sometimes as well Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), Tax document or Residence certificate.


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

Step 3

Begin purchasing BTC by depositing EUR or USD


Backing your account with fiat currencies, like USD or EUR for swaping can be done different ways, including domestic wire transfers, SEPA and SWIFT and debitcard.

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

After your fiat currency arrives in your account, that amount will be converted to BTC.

Alongside your account you will as well 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.

Congratulations! You have successfully purchased and safed Bitcoin in Kenya.

That's it!

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