How to Buy Monero

Buying Monero (XMR) is relatively easy.

Before heading off to buy some, first have a read of this article called what is monero?

Here is our two simple steps to buy Monero, it should only take you less than 10 minutes to get setup and buy some Monero.

Step 1 – Setup your wallet

You’ll need somewhere to store your Monero. We recommend the official wallet recommended by the creators of Monero at MyMonero.

My Monero Wallet:

Click create account and follow the setup process.

Once you have your account setup you now have a wallet address.

Step 2 – Choose an exchange

Cryptocurrency exchanges are online marketplaces to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. These exchanges relatively incur a small fee for purchasing and selling cryptocurrencies. Most exchanges accept credit card, debit card and wire transfer from your nominated accounts. Some exchanges require you to buy using tether, which is a backed crypto currency, backed 1 USDT (1 Tether) to 1 USD.

Our top choice is Changelly

Changelly allows you to buy cryptocurrency instantly with credit and debit cards. It is quick easy and secure. Go ahead and visit follow the on screen instructions to buy Monero quickly and easily with US Dollar, British Pound, and Euros.

Changelly accepts credit cards and debit cards and can be used to quickly buy cryptocurrency unlike other exchanges which only accept tether.

Buy instantly on Changelly:


Here are some other exchanges which do not currently accept cards or bank transfers. Binance is the worlds larges cryptocurrency exchange. Binance does not support any fiat currency (USD, JPY, etc.) trades or transactions. Only cryptocurrency may be deposited and traded on our exchange. You can buy tether and deposit USDT to purchase Monero (XMR).

Sign up to Binance:

Cryptopia is an excellent exchange, particularly for buying and selling obscure and newer cryptocurrencies. It has hundreds of cryptocurrencies indexed on the exchange which makes it easy to set up accounts. The only pitfall with Cryptopia is the same as Binance that you can only deposit tether or other cryptocurrencies.

Sign up to Cryptopia: