How to buy cryptocurrency with Skrill
Skrill lets you buy, hold and convert cryptocurrencies instantly. No additional verification is required, which means starting out is hassle-free.
Cryptocurrencies are unregulated in the UK. Capital Gains Tax or other taxes may apply. The value of investments is variable and can go down as well as up.
Convert fiat into crypto in seconds
Upload some money
Because you buy crypto using the money in your Skrill account, you first need to upload the fiat currency you want to convert.
There are over 100 ways to deposit, including with your card, bank details and various alternative payment methods.
Go to the crypto tab
From your home screen, select the tab labelled ‘Trade’.
Select a cryptocurrency
Go to the ‘Market data’ tab, choose the cryptocurrency in which you are interested and click the purple button labelled Trade.
Enter how much you want to spend
You are now shown a live exchange rate.
When you enter how much you wish to spend, Skrill will automatically calculate the amount you receive based on this rate.
Double-check and confirm
Double-check the exchange rate and the amount. If happy to proceed, select ‘Confirm’ to complete the transaction.
Why buy cryptocurrency with Skrill?
Instantly convert 40 fiat currencies into cryptocurrency and take advantage of price movements right away.
100 payment options
Skrill offers over 100 secure payment methods, so you can fund your crypto transaction however suits you.
More fiat, more crypto
Exchange from your local currency to 40+ different cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin.