How to Buy Bitcoin

We offer several different methods to buy bitcoin both online or at locations near you. Read the guides carefully to find the method that's best for you. 

Buy Bitcoin with Cash USD

Bitcoin locations are places where you can exchange cash for Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. Unlike online menthods, the transaction and sign up process is very quick and easy. Learn how to find a bitcoin location near you, then learn the steps to buy bitcoin. 

Below is a step by step guide

Find a Bitcoin Location

To buy bitcoin with cash USD, first locate a Bitcoin of America location near you. We have a rapidly expanding network of locations in cities all over the United States where you can buy cryptocurrency conveniently. 

    Bitcoin ATMs and Tablet Locations

    Bitcoin ATMs and tablets (aka Tellers, or over the counter locations) are the two methods located around the United States. The two methods are very similar with some slight differences. 

    • Bitcoin ATMs & Tablets 
    • On the profile, click on Get Started
    • Fill in your personal details such as, your name, email address, phone number, etc and you are set to begin your trade.

    Identification and Verification

    When you get to the Bitcoin ATM, the first thing you will be asked to do is enter your phone number and scan your driver’s license. The need for identification is because Bitcoin ATM operators need to comply with Know Your Customer KYC, and Anti-Money Laundering policies.

    After submitting your information, it will quickly get verified, and this verification process usually involves sending an code to your mobile phone. and then inputting the code when prompted by the Bitcoin ATM.

    Scan Your Bitcoin Wallet

    It is imperative that the Bitcoin address where the Bitcoins you intend to buy will be sent to is 100% accurate. There are different ways to get a Bitcoin public address; via exchanges, crypto apps , paper wallets, etc. We recommend the Bitcoin of America wallet app for iOS and Android.

    Every wallet address comes with a QR code which will get scanned by the Bitcoin ATM, and the machine automatically identifies where the purchased Bitcoin should be sent to.

    Deposit Cash

    After successfully going through the steps mentioned above, the next step is to insert your cash (USD) into the Bitcoin ATM, (or teller) just the same way you use a ATM. When this is done, your bitcoin will be sent to your wallet.

    Confirmation
    After your transaction is completed you may choose to print or e-mail your receipt. Our Bitcoin locations are conveniently located at locations near you!

    Bitcoin Locations In Your Area

    Bitcoin of America hosts hundreds of locations to buy Bitcoin in cities around the US. Find the nearest one to you!

    Buy Bitcoin with Wire Transfer 

    Wire transfers are best for high volume transactions, and are fast and secure. Bitcoin of America offers same day wire transfers for buying bitcoin. Buying BTC using wire transfer has never been simpler.

    Below is a step by step guide

    1. Create an account

    Before you can sell or buy BTC, you will first have to create an account, to do this, simply;

    • Log in to the platforms website here
    • On the profile, click on Get Started
    • Fill in your personal details such as, your name, email address, phone number, etc and you are set to begin your trade.

    2. Create a Trade

    After you’ve logged in to your account click on Trade to open up the trade page;

    • Verify your account first before buying BTC on wire transfer
    • Click Buy
    • Enter the amount of BTC you wish to buy
    • Select the currency you wish to pay with. i.e. USD (US Dollar)
    • Enter the amount of BTC you wish to buy
    • Click on Wire Transfer to select it as your payment method

    3. Enter your Bitcoin Wallet Address

    A Bitcoin address is simply an address that represents a possible destination for a BTC payment. You can usually copy and paste this address directly from your wallet application, or use the QR code. Check out our own Bitcoin of America wallet here

    4. Click Buy