How to Buy Cryptocurrency in Gibraltar

Buying cryptocurrency in Gibraltar

Buying cryptocurrency in GibraltarGibraltar has been moving towards regulating cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency trading by conducting thorough research on the subject of DLT, drafting various proposals for the new regulatory framework, and gaining investments from a large number of companies engaged with cryptocurrencies, like Xapo or Coinsilium, since 2016. Besides this, the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) became the world’s first stock exchange to have a regulated blockchain exchange when the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) granted it a full license in 2018. Gibraltar would then become the first in Europe and one of the first in the world to start regulation of businesses engaged in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), also including blockchain technology. The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has tackled the ever increasing use of coins and tokens based on DLT, which supports decentralized virtual currencies, and launched a brand new framework of regulation that was announced to came into force in January 2018
As of 20/03/2021

Exchanges Info

These exchanges all accept customers from Gibraltar. While they broadly offer the same services and you can buy cryptocurrency at all of them, there can be differences in transaction fees, security, verification requirements, deposit methods and features, as shown below

Open a eToro Account

68% of retail CFD accounts lose money Cryptoassets are highly volatile and unregulated in the UK. No consumer protection. Tax on profits may apply.

eToro

eToro is a social trading platform that allows you to buy into cryptocurrencies, international stocks and shares and more complex financial assets. It also has an innovative Copy Trader feature where you can choose to follow other successful traders and automatically copy their trades to hopefully share in their success

Pros
  • Fully regulated financial institution
  • Trade crypto, stocks and other financial assets
  • Follow and copy the trades of expert traders
Cons
  • Fees (spreads) are high
  • Only USD as base currency
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Bybit

Based in Singapore and registered in the British Virgin Islands, Bybit is a P2P cryptocurrency exchange offering perpetual futures products with 100:1 leverage. Bybit can process 100k transaction per second which is a great feature for leveraged trading.

Pros
  • Advanced and secure technology
  • Anonymous accounts
  • Attractive trading bonuses
  • Very low fees
Cons
  • Limited asset coverage
  • No option instruments
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