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How to Buy Bitcoin

Buy Bitcoin with your Credit or Debit Card via Coinbase. Check our user-guide on how to get it!


Already have Bitcoin?

If you already have Bitcoin and you would like to deposit via Bitcoin then please follow the instructions of section 7 on this page.

Deposit Bitcoin


1. Create an Account on Coinbase

Once you create an account, confirm your personal details and login. You may be asked to upload a scan of ID. Once you’ve logged in, continue to the next step.




Click on “Link a New Account” in the right corner.


2. Click “Credit/Debit Card”




3. Enter your Credit/Debit Card Information

Note that Coinbase only accepts Visa and Mastercard credit/debit cards at this time.




4. Confirmation

You should see a confirmation like the one below. If so, your credit/debit card has been successfully added!




5. Buy Bitcoin

Go to the buy page and you should see a widget that looks like the image below:




Enter the amount you want to buy, and click “Buy Bitcoin Instantly”. Your coins will then be delivered to your Coinbase wallet!


6. Deposit on OspreyFX using Bitcoin

Now that you have Bitcoin, its time to fund your OspreyFX account. To do this you will need to login to your OspreyFX client portal and

  1. Select “Deposit” or “Deposit Funds”
  2. Then select “Deposit Type = Bitcoin”
  3. Type the amount you wish to fund
  4. Next, click the “Redirect me to payments page”



Once you click “Redirect me to payments page” you will be presented with a unique Bitcoin address which will look like a string of random numbers and letters.


Make note of this “Address” and head back over to CoinBase and click on “Accounts” and then click “Send”. Enter the Bitcoin address into the “Payout Address”, select how many Bitcoin you would like to send and click on “Send”.





CoinBase will then send you an email to verify the transaction, so check your email and click on the “Confirm Withdrawal” button.

That’s it, check your OspreyFX client portal and your Bitcoin will be credited once it has 6 confirmations. The speed of confirmations is determined by the blockchain. You can check progress here, by putting in the address you send bitcoin to in the search bar.

The amount of bitcoin you send whether higher or lower will be credited to your account automatically.