• Once you’ve set up an account and your debit card or bank account have been verified, you can purchase ETH on Coinbase. (When you connect a debit card, you can buy ETH immediately. If you connect a bank account, you can also purchase ETH immediately but it can take up to 15 days for the balance to appear in your account.)

  • Click “Buy / Sell,” and select “Ethereum.”

  • We recommend getting as much ETH as you’ll need to place a bid and extra ETH to pay for gas fees. You’ll need to pay gas fees for each bid you place or cancel. Learn more about gas fees here.

  • Click “Preview Buy” to confirm your order and then select “Buy Now” to complete the purchase of ETH. You now own ETH. Coinbase will notify you when it’s available to send to your crypto wallet, which can take between 2-15 days.


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