Binance Starts Letting Users Buy Crypto by Binding Visa Cards to Their Accounts

Michael LaVere
  • Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is allowing European clients to bind their Visa cards for direct crypto purchases.
  • Feature is currently limited to 31 countries in the European Economic Area.

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance is allowing European clients to purchase crypto directly by binding Visa cards to their accounts. 

According to the official announcement published Dec. 26, Binance now supports users purchasing crypto directly via binding Visa cards to an account. The feature currently allows for the purchase of four cryptocurrencies-- bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), binance coin (BNB), and XRP. 

Users can access the feature by visiting the new “Buy Crypto” page, where they will be asked to add their Visa card. Once the card is bound, clients will be able to purchase crypto directly through the exchange. 

The new service is only available for Visa credit and debit cards issued within the European Economic Area, which covers 31 countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and the Netherlands. 

The announcement also includes an update for Mastercard holders, 

Support for Mastercard and additional currencies will be added in the near future. Please stay tuned for more information.

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