How to Buy Bitcoin in Uganda

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

Step 1

Create a Coinmama account

Use the following button for creating an account at Coinmama.

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

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

Step 2

Verify your identity


In order to buy Bitcoin (BTC) with fiat currencies, like EUR or USD, you have to provide your name, date of birth, country and phone number as well as 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, Residence certificate or Tax document.


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

Step 3

Begin ordering BTC by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD


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

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

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

With your account you’ll also have access to charting tools, and 24-hour support.

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

Kudos! You've successfully bought and safed Bitcoin in Uganda.

That's it!

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