How to Trade Bitcoin (BTC) - a step by step guide
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A step by step guide on how to buy the Bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically. No one controls it. Bitcoins aren’t printed, like dollars or euros – they’re produced by people, and increasingly businesses, running computers all around the world, using software that solves mathematical problems.

What are BTC coins?

BTC coins power the Bitcoin network.

Important note

This guide is not, and should not be regarded as 'investment advice' or as a 'recommendation' regarding a course of action.

How to buy Bitcoin

Like other cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is available on several different exchanges. Below is a step-by-step guide to buy Bitcoin.


First we need to create an account on CoinBase.

Click here and create your account.

Note: In the unlikely event that CoinMama is not supported in your region, use CoinMama.


Next, we need to verify our account. Click on 'Buy/Sell', then 'Add Payment Method' and lastly 'Verify Identity'.

Fill in all tre required details on the verification page. Make sure to enter true and correct information so everything goes smoothly.


Once the verification process is complete, we can buy Bitcoin using our credit card or wire transfer.

Click on 'Buy Bitcoin', and select the amount you would like to buy, and complete the purchase.