Add a payment method

You can add a debit card and/or bank account to your Coinbase.com account as a payment method. Your bank account must be added through your PayID account.  

Using a debit card to buy cryptocurrency (crypto) doesn’t require pre-funding a balance but using your bank account does.

Coinbase.com (web browser)

To add a debit card:

  1. Sign in to your Coinbase.com account.

  2. Select Migrated from https://help.coinbase.com/content/dam/help/articles/consumer/icons/Avatar.png, updated at Mon Apr 11 2022 12:52:36 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time) then choose Settings.

  3. Select the Payment methods tab.

  4. Select Add a payment method.

  5. Select Credit/Debit Card.

  6. Enter your billing address.

  7. Enter your card information.

  8. You’ll see your debit card added to your list of payment methods.

Coinbase mobile app

To add debit card:

  1. Access the Coinbase mobile app.

  2. Select Migrated from https://help.coinbase.com/content/dam/help/articles/consumer/icons/hamburger.png, updated at Mon Apr 11 2022 12:52:36 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time) then choose Profile & Settings.

  3. Select Add a payment method.

  4. Select Credit/Debit Card.

  5. Enter your billing address.

  6. Enter your card information.

  7. You’ll see your debit card added to your list of payment methods.

Before you move on

  • You must link your PayID account to deposit funds into your primary balance on Coinbase from your bank account

  • Linking your PayID account will also verify your bank account

  • Your first deposit may take up to 24 hours to complete due to your bank’s security measures

Coinbase.com (web browser)

To add a bank account account:

  1. Sign in to your Coinbase.com account.

  2. Select Migrated from https://help.coinbase.com/content/dam/help/articles/consumer/icons/Avatar.png, updated at Mon Apr 11 2022 12:52:36 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time) then choose Settings.

  3. Select the Payment methods tab.

  4. Select Add a payment method.

  5. Select Bank account.

  6. Follow the instructions listed to add your PayID account then select Ok.

  7. You’ll see a confirmation once you make a successful PayID transfer.

Coinbase mobile app

To add a bank account:

  1. Access the Coinbase mobile app.

  2. Select Migrated from https://help.coinbase.com/content/dam/help/articles/consumer/icons/hamburger.png, updated at Mon Apr 11 2022 12:52:36 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time) then choose Profile & Settings.

  3. Select Add a payment method.

  4. Select Bank account.

  5. Follow the instructions listed to add your PayID account then select Ok.

  6. You’ll see a confirmation once you make a successful PayID transfer.

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