How to Buy Bitcoin in Rwanda

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

Step 1

Sign up to Coinmama

Use the following link for creating an account at Coinmama.

Supply 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 data is safe.

Step 2

Verify your account


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

The supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like National identity card (front + back), Passport or Drivers license and sometimes as well Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), 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 theft or fraud.

Step 3

Go ahead buying Bitcoin by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD


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

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

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 support, charting tools and leveraged trading.

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

Congrats! You have successfully bought and stored Bitcoin in Rwanda.

That's it!

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