How do I open a free account with BTC Direct?

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Have you read a lot about cryptocurrencies and are you eager to get started? Then you’re in the right place! The first step towards buying bitcoin is to create an account. We are happy to tell you how this works!

You do not have to invest a lot of money to start trading. You can start on our platform from as little as 10 euros! It is not necessary to buy a whole bitcoin- you can buy a fraction of a bitcoin too. In addition, you pay quickly and easily with bank transfer or with a debit/credit card. So how do you create an account? Read on (or watch the video below)..

Step 1: Fill in your email address

Click on register at the top right. Then enter your e-mail address. Want to sign up to the newsletter? Then tick this box. If you wish to register, you must agree with our privacy policy.

Step 2: Confirm your email address

A confirmation email will now be sent to you. Click on the link in the mail. You’ll now be guided in the registration procedure.

Step 3: Fill in your personal data

In the next screen, enter your first and last name, and the password you want to use for your account.

Step 4: Confirm your phone number

Now you need to verify your phone number. This is very simple. Enter your telephone number and click on the green button. You will immediately receive a text message on your mobile phone. In the message you will find a code consisting of six digits. Enter this six-digit code in the next field.

Step 5: Confirm your identity

In the next screen you’ll need to verify your ID data. Don’t fret- we make this really easy for you. You can choose a passport, identity card or driver's license.

Step 5.1 Make a picture of your identity card or passport

Take a photo of the front and back of your identification document with your mobile phone. It works best when you put it on the table and take a picture of it. Make sure your photo is sharp.

Wait a minute..

Your photos are now verified by us. You will receive feedback from us very quickly. Is your photo not approved? Make sure that the image is legitimate and sharp, and try again.

Success! You now have an account with BTC Direct!

We work with different account levels on our platform. With a higher account level you have a higher daily limit. In addition, with a higher account level you can also pay with credit card in addition to iDEAL. Want to know more about the account levels? You can find out more in your account overview. 

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