How to buy bitcoin in Kenya

Update: This service is currently not available as described below. Please read more here:

  1. Log into your BitPesa account on and click on New Transaction.
  2. Choose KES in the I have field and BTC in the I want field.Screen_Shot_2017-03-15_at_10.32.25.png
  3. Select recipient as either yourself, someone else or a recent contact you’ve used before. Click Continue.
  4. Enter recipient name if not yourself.Screen_Shot_2017-03-15_at_10.31.36.png
  5. Enter bitcoin address of recipient and continue to the confirmation and payment page.Screen_Shot_2017-03-15_at_10.34.04.png
  6. Make the payment to the instructions displayed on the new page. If you use a different number from what’s on your profile, please click "Add New Number” to enter the  phone number and transaction code.
  7. BTC will be delivered within the hour!
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