BitPay aims to make it easy and convenient for our customers to buy crypto. Whether you want to buy Bitcoin with a credit card or Ether with Apple Pay, we know everyone has their preferences. And now, you can buy crypto with your bank account! The process is fast and secure. We partner with the top marketplaces in cryptocurrency to make sure you get the best rates and have flexibility in how you make your buys. See just how easy it is to buy crypto with ACH in our handy guide.
How to buy crypto with your bank account
BitPay gives crypto buyers two easy ways to buy crypto with a bank transfer:
- In the BitPay Wallet app
- Online at BitPay.com
Buying crypto with your bank account in the BitPay Wallet app
Step 1: Get the app
Download the BitPay app from your preferred app store, or scan the QR code below. Already have the BitPay app? Skip this part.
Step 2: Tap “Buy Crypto”
Tap the "Buy" button on the app’s home screen to buy crypto from your bank account. In addition to Bitcoin (BTC), BitPay supports more than 60 of the most popular cryptocurrencies and stablecoins including Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Litecoin (LTC) and many more.
Step 3: Choose your amount and the cryptocurrency you wish to purchase
Enter the amount you’d like to convert to crypto, and the coin you want to convert.
Step 4: Choose Instant ACH Bank Transfer as your payment method
Along with ACH transfers, you can also buy crypto with a credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, or alternative local banking methods (where applicable).
Step 5: Review and chose your offers
BitPay partners with multiple crypto marketplaces to ensure you’ll always get the best possible rates, with no hidden fees or excessive markups. Choose the best offer available for you, and you’ll be automatically taken to one of our partner sites to enter your banking details and complete the transaction.
Buy 60+ cryptos with low fees and high limits
Buy crypto with your bank account online at BitPay.com
Step 1: Choose your crypto
Step 2: Send to any wallet
Enter the address where you’d like to receive your crypto. You can send your crypto to nearly any self-custody wallet as long as you know your wallet address. If you don't already have a self-custody wallet, or would like to store your crypto in a new wallet, you may create a free BitPay Wallet.
Step 3: Pay with bank account and receive your crypto
BitPay aggregates offers from multiple partners to ensure you get the best possible rate. Look for the “Best Offer” flag. Once you’ve chosen your preferred offer, you’ll be taken to one of our partner sites to enter your banking details and complete the transaction. Your crypto will be sent to your wallet address and available to use near-instantly.
Why buy crypto with instant ACH bank transfers?
Instant ACH bank transfers
Securely and conveniently convert fiat from your bank account to crypto
ACH bank transfer fees typically lower than credit cards
Buy up to $3k daily
Higher authorization rates
ACH payments typically see a 95% authorization rate
60+ coins across 20 chains
Buy a diverse array of coins and tokens to build your portfolio
Secure, self-custody experience
You still own 100% of the crypto you buy; no third party custody
Which cryptocurrencies can I buy with my bank account via BitPay?
Through the BitPay app or website, you can buy more than 60 top cryptocurrencies and stablecoins using your bank account to pay.
- Buy Bitcoin (BTC)
- Buy Ethereum (ETH)
- Buy Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
- Buy Dogecoin (DOGE)
- Buy Shiba Inu Coin (SHIB)
- Buy Litecoin (LTC)
- Buy Polygon (MATIC)
- Buy ApeCoin (APE)
- Buy Dai (DAI)
- Buy Binance USD (BUSD)
- Buy USD Coin (USDC)
- Buy Wrapped Bitcoin (wBTC)
- Buy Pax Dollar (USDP)
- Buy Gemini Dollar (GUSD)
And many, many more. Use the BitPay widget to see all of the cryptocurrencies available for purchase.
What to do with your crypto after buying with a bank account transfer
Once you’ve obtained your Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency, you’re free to hold, swap or spend as you see fit. The BitPay app gives you total control over all of your assets, making it easy to:
Hold and store securely
Easily exchange one digital asset for another in the BitPay app. Swap Bitcoin for Ethereum, Dogecoin, Bitcoin Cash and many other top cryptocurrencies.
Spend your crypto
You can also spend your crypto right from the app, either by connecting your wallet to a merchant that accepts crypto payments or buying gift cards with crypto from some of your favorite brands. Check out our Merchant Directory for a searchable list of businesses that accept crypto payments through BitPay.