Andrew Munro is the cryptocurrency editor at Finder. He was initially writing about insurance, when he accidentally fell in love with digital currency and distributed ledger technology (aka “the blockchain”). Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales, and has written guides about everything from industrial pigments to cosmetic surgery.
Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific
provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade.
Which fiat and cryptocurrencies are supported?
Supported fiat currencies:
Approximately 122 cryptocurrencies
Trading fees vary depending on the amount you’re buying and selling and typically range from 1% to 5%.
You can see a live breakdown of fees on the “Buy coins” page. Enter the amount of cryptocurrency you wish to buy and the currency you will pay with. A quote for transaction costs and platform fees will then be displayed.
As cryptocurrency prices can fluctuate by the second, the quote might vary slightly from the actual fee once the payment is processed.
You can buy or sell up to 25 BTC on BC Bitcoin’s brokerage service online. If you’re looking to make higher-value transactions through BC Bitcoin, you can contact BC Bitcoin about its over-the-counter (OTC) service through its support or online form.
How fast will my funds be available?
Transfer times typically range from same-day to over 1–2 business days.
BC Bitcoin’s business hours are on Monday to Sunday from 8am to 8pm. Requests made outside this period will be processed the next business day.
From 5-10 minutes
From same day to 1-2+ days
Fiat to UK bank accounts: Same day
Fiat to EU accounts: 1 day+
Fiat to other bank accounts: 1-2 days+
Is BC Bitcoin safe to use?
Verification process. You’ll need to complete a strict verification process before you can start trading on BC Bitcoin. This includes providing and verifying your email address and phone number, as well as uploading a photo of your ID and providing proof of your address.
Customers will be able to speak with a representative by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling +44 (0)1992 313 263.
How do I create a BC Bitcoin account?
To sign up for BC Bitcoin, go to the “Register” button, where you can enter your details.
BC Bitcoin verification requires you to provide:
Personal identification information. Full name, date of birth, age, nationality, gender, signature, photographs, phone number, home address and email.
Formal identification information. Passport number, driver’s licence details and national identity card details.
Financial information. Bank account information, transaction history, trading data, solicitor letters and company formation documents.
Transaction information. Information about transactions made using BC Bitcoin’s services, such as blockchain IDs, the amount, timestamp and/or recipient address.
Online identifiers. Geo location/tracking details, OS, browser name and version and/or personal IP addresses.
Usage data. Information provided to BC Bitcoin’s support team, security questions, user ID and other data collected via cookies and similar technologies.
Once you have been verified, you can start trading.
Select the cryptocurrency you want to buy or sell and choose your preferred payment method.
You can pay in a range of common fiat currencies through bank transfers.
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Frequently asked questions
BC Bitcoin is a British company, but supports both EU and GBP and customers from many countries. BC Bitcoin is unable to trade with US residents.
BC Bitcoin also does not support users from Algeria, Ecuador, North Korea, Bolivia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Iran, and Nepal.
If you’d like to know the full list of supported countries or restricted regions, reach out to BC Bitcoin’s customer support team or check its website. If you’d like to pay with a currency other than EUR or GBP, you can also contact BC Bitcoin.
BC Bitcoin currently accepts a driver’s licence, passport or national ID card.
The platform best supports bank accounts in the UK and the EU. If you’re looking to withdraw to an account based elsewhere, check with customer service before signing up.
No, only verified users will be able to access and use the site.
Once you’ve submitted an account application, BC Bitcoin’s verification team will contact you via call or email within 48 hours.
If you’ve submitted everything according to the instructions and it’s taking a while, it might just mean BC Bitcoin is dealing with a high volume of applications.
Disclaimer: Cryptocurrencies are speculative, complex and involve significant risks – they are highly
volatile and sensitive to secondary activity. Performance is unpredictable and past performance is no guarantee of
future performance. Consider your own circumstances, and obtain your own advice, before relying on this information.
You should also verify the nature of any product or service (including its legal status and relevant regulatory
requirements) and consult the relevant Regulators' websites before making any decision. Finder, or the author, may
have holdings in the cryptocurrencies discussed.
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