Payment methods for US customers

There are several types of payment methods that you can link to your Coinbase account:

Best for

Buy

Sell

Add cash

Cash out

Speed

Bank Account (ACH)

Large and small investments

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3-5 business days

Instant Cashouts to bank accounts

Small cashouts

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Instant

Debit Card

Small investments and cashouts

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Instant

Wire Transfer

Large investments

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    ✔

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1-3 business days

PayPal

Small investments and cashouts

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    ✔

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Instant

Apple Pay

Small investments

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    ✘

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Instant

Google Pay

Small investments

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Instant

Note: Coinbase doesn't accept physical checks for payment methods. Any checks we receive will be voided and destroyed.

Link a payment method

  1. Go to Payment Methods on web or select Profile & Settings from the main menu on mobile.

  2. Select Add a payment method.

  3. Select the type of account you want to link.

  4. Follow the instructions to complete verification depending on the type of account being linked.

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UK customers

If you reside in the UK, learn more about payment methods.