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Buying Bitcoin in Peru

One of South America’s more stable economic regions buying bitcoin currently, Fugishock may have been decades ago but the countries hyperinflation period is still remembered by many. With Venezuelan’s now migrating to Brazil, Columbia and Peru now, the interest in bitcoin and crypto currencies is picking up across South America.

Best Bitcoin Exchanges in Peru

The most popular exchanges in Peru, closely follow a lot of South America exchanges serving Brazil, Columbia and Argentina. While many in Peru want to buy bitcoin with the most secure exchanges, KYC and identification requirements take awhile to verify an account. While none of the most popular exchanges allow anonymous bitcoin transactions, they are selling hundreds of bitcoin weekly for USD, PEN, BRL, ARS or even VEF.

The best exchanges in Peru to buy bitcoin currently are:

Buying Bitcoin Anonymously in Peru

The volume of trades on localbitcoins across South America is quite high for person to person trades. With the new KYC requirements, a lot of people have started using the similar HodlHodl exchange for bitcoin and altcoin purchases.

Coinmama and Paxful are popular for the smaller purchases of bitcoin with gift card Visa and Mastercards.

The best exchanges for anonymous bitcoin purchases in Peru currently are:

Anonymous Exchanges in Peru TypeKYCCurrencies 
HodlHodlPerson to Person BTC Exchange / Trading PlatformNoAUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZAR (More) Continue
PaxfulAnonymous Bitcoin PurchasesNoWestern Union, MoneyGram, Visa Prepaid Cards, Amazon Gift Cards Continue
ChangellyAnonymous Bitcoin and Altcoin BuyingNoBTC, ETH, LTC and Hundreds of AltcoinsContinue
BISQAnonymous Person to Person Exchange / Trading Platform NoAUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZAR (More) Continue
CoinMamaExchangeUnder $150 NoVisa, MasterCard, AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZARContinue
Wall of CoinsPeer to Peer ExchangeNoUSD, CAD, MXNContinue

More Places to Buy Bitcoin in Peru

The Bitcoin ATM popularity is limited in many countries and Peru is no exception. While is one Peru Bitcoin ATM available, the fee’s charged aren’t available online and that is never a good sign with Bitcoin ATM’s. There are always Colombian’s, Venezuelan’s and Brazilians that are into crypto currencies and willing to sell. 

The Peru bitcoin and blockchain meetups around the country are a great way to meet people interested in buying and selling bitcoin.