Buy Bitcoin in Mexico
Cancun, Mexico City and Playa del Carmen are known around the world as great places to party and get sunshine. With the ease of buying and selling bitcoin in Mexico, one might think illegal activity occurs in the country, bitcoin maximalists claim Mexico is just very forward thinking and advanced in world economics.
One of the easiest countries to buy bitcoin whether you’re Mexican, or a tourist enjoying tequila for a week. The many locations of 7-Eleven, Walmart and Oxxo stores are selling bitcoin for pesos.
Best Exchanges to Buy Bitcoin in Mexico
Whether you are looking to buy bitcoin with a bank wire or cash, there are more than enough options for purchasing with or without identification requirements in Mexico. The two popular exchanges, Volabit and Bitso, are popular options because of the 7-Eleven and Oxxo payment options available at any store to purchase bitcoin.
Localbitcoins has a large amount of btc buyers and sellers for anyone with extra Peso’s in the country or wanting Peso’s in Mexico for bitcoin.
The best bitcoin exchanges in Mexico for 2018 currently are:
|Mexico Bitcoin Exchange||Type||KYC||Currencies|
|Bitso||Exchange / Trading Platform||Yes||MXN, 7-11, Oxxo purchases for BTC, LTC, ETH||Continue|
|Volabit||Exchange / Trading Platform||Yes||MXN, 7-11. Oxxo deposits for BTC, LTC, ETH||Continue|
|Paxful||Anonymous Bitcoin Purchases||No||Western Union, MoneyGram, Visa Prepaid Cards, Amazon Gift Cards||Continue
|HodlHodl||Peer to Peer BTC Exchange / Trading Platform||No||EUR, USD||Continue
|Kraken||Exchange / Trading Platform||Yes||EUR, CAD, USD, JPY, BTC, ETH, XMR, XRP, many more||Continue
|Binance||Trading Platform||No |
|BTC, ETH, LTC, Hundreds of Alt-coins||Continue
|BISQ||Anonymous Person to Person Exchange / Trading Platform||No||AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZAR (More)|
|CEX.IO||Exchange / Trading Platform||Yes||USD, EUR, GBP, RUB, BTC, ETH, LTC + more|
|Changelly||Anonymous Bitcoin and Altcoin Buying||No||BTC, ETH, LTC and Hundreds of Altcoins|
|LocalBitcoins||Peer to Peer Bitcoin Buying and Selling||Yes||MXN, USD, EUR, 7-11. Oxxo deposits for BTC, LTC, ETH||Continue|
|CoinMama||Exchange||Under $150 No||Visa, MasterCard, AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZAR||Continue|
More Options to Buy Bitcoin Anonymously in Mexico
Mexico is not the type of country that you should buy bitcoin in person, keeping crypto currency transactions discrete is a must in every country. The bitcoin ATM’s are popular in some countries, fee’s appear quite high in Mexico for buying of selling with them though.
Mexico city has 3 bitcoin ATM’s all by Genesis coin with similar fee’s on sales and purchases of bitcoin with Pesos.
Guadalajara, Culiacán and Monterry also have the bitcoin ATM option for anyone into this method for buying and selling crypto, some do include the Litecoin option for alt-coin lovers out there.
To be fair, the two bitcoin ATM’s in Tijuana do appear to be the lowest fee’s we’ve seen in awhile. Tijuana is known as a great place for American’s to get drunk cheaply and be in California before sobriety sets in.
With 11,000 members of the crypto currency meetups in Mexico, the bitcoin meetup in Mexico City being the largest, there are more than enough crypto fans in the country that will be able to point you to the right place for cheap Mexican bitcoin.