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How to Buy Neo with Credit Card or Debit Card

The easiest and cheapest way to get Neo with a debit or credit card, is to buy bitcoin with your credit or debit card, and then send it to an exchange that sells Neo. The exchange with the lowest fees, that sells Neo is Binance.

How to Buy Neo with Bank Transfer

The best way to obtain Neo with a bank transfer is to buy Bitcoin on Coinbase, then send that Bitcoin to an exchange that trades Neo such as Binance. Please see tutorial below.

Step 1: Buy Bitcoin

There are several exchanges through which you can buy Bitcoin.

Coinbase, Coinmama, or BitPanda are the easiest to use.

Coinbase is a very beginner friendly US based exchange, that sells cryptocurrency to most countries and all US states. To see if Coinbase supports your country, check this link!

Coinmama handles credit or debit card purchases. Coinmama is great because they have higher credit or debit card purchasing limits than Coinbase, as well as fast delivery of your funds. Bitpanda. Bitpanda is an exchange that processes credit or debit card purchases. Their fees are slightly lower, but ONLY sells Bitcoin to residents of European Union (EU) countries.

Coinbase is the most beginner friendly while Coinmama is great for credit or debit transactions as it has higher purchase limits and quick delivery. BitPanda is great (but it only works in Europe) and has a 5% fee on credit or debit purchases. We will use Coinbase in this example. Also, if you purchase over $100 of Bitcoin through the following link, you will receive an extra $10 BTC for FREE! Create an account on Coinbase if you don’t have one already and then add your payment method.

After creating your Coinbase account, you need to add a payment method. If you are going for the route with the lowest fees, it is best to use a bank transfer. If timing is more important, use a credit or debit card, as this is much faster! The Coinbase signup process takes time, but this is to ensure security for customers. Click the Buy/Sell tab on the top/middle of your screen. From this page, you can easily purchase Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Ethereum. All of these cryptocurrencies can be converted into NEO on exchanges such as Binance, but for this tutorial we will use Bitcoin.

Fiat to Bitcoin Exchanges

Exchange Countries Fees
Coinbase USA 1.49% - Bank
Coinmama Mostly Everywhere 5.5% Credit/Debit
Bitpanda Europe ONLY 5% - Credit/Debit

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After hitting Confirm Buy, you are finished with this step! Next will be transferring the Bitcoin to a NEO exchange. Also, at this point, we strongly suggest setting up two-factor authentication (2FA) on all exchanges. Two factor authentication combines two different verification methods to ensure the real user is trying to access the account.

Bitcoin to Neo Exchanges

Exchange Countries Fees
Binance Everywhere .05%
Bittrex Everywhere .25%

Step 2: Transfer your Bitcoin

Once you have bitcoin, you will need to move it to an exchange that has BTC/NEO pairs. Binance is hugely popular due to its intuitive interface and solid customer support. Click the send button on Coinbase as seen in red highlight in the picture below. You will be asked for the recipient’s wallet address. Enter your Binance Bitcoin address, which you can find by going to the “Funds” tab on the Binance navigation bar, then clicking “Balances”. Once on this screen, you will see a list of coins. Scroll down to Bitcoin, and hit the “Deposit” button. Copy the address that appears and paste into Coinbase. Click send on Coinbase, and wait about 30 minutes for your BTC to arrive. Depending on the traffic on the Bitcoin network, your transfer may take 20 minutes to an hour, sometimes longer. This can be stressful but do not worry!

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Step 3: Buy Neo!

After you send bitcoin to Binance, go to the BTC/NEO trading page and enter a price with which you are comfortable. You can look at the order book to get a sense of the current rates. After your order is processed, you will see it in your NEO wallet balance in Binance!

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How to Buy Neo on Changelly

Currently, Neo is not sold on Changelly. If you are interested in getting Neo, use Binance and follow the instructions above.

Can I Buy Neo on Coinbase?

Currently, Coinbase does not sell Neo. If you want to buy Neo, please follow the steps above. You can easily trade Bitcoin for Neo on Binance. If you don’t own any Bitcoin, use Coinbase to get started!

How to Buy Neo with PayPal

Due to Paypal’s chargeback feature, buying Neo with Paypal requires one extra step. The exchange VirWoX allows you to convert paypal balance into Bitcoin. Read our tutorial on this conversion. Once you have Bitcoin, you can send it to Binance as seen in the example above.

How to securely store Neo

Read our guide on Neo wallets!.