How to Buy Cryptocurrency in Tunisia

Buying cryptocurrency in Tunisia

Buying cryptocurrency in TunisiaA report saying Tunisia had issued an E-dinar started circulating in November 2019. However, the countryís central bank, the Central Bank of Tunisia, rejected such claims, stating that the bank hadnít engaged in any relationship with a foreign or national provider for the purpose of creating a digital currency. When it comes to Bitcoins and Altcoins, they are not government-issued or bank-issued, so they donít fall under their control. There is a lack of regulation regarding cryptocurrencies, making them a very controversial subject, but this fact doesnít make them illegal. Until an appropriate regulatory framework is implemented, uncertainty might scare off future investors. However, the Central Bank of Tunisia did confirm that it was considering the possibility of issuing its very own central bank digital currency (CBDC). The bank also added that it was researching all existing alternatives and considering the benefits and risks that come with using these technologies.
As of 20/03/2021

Exchanges Info

These exchanges all accept customers from Tunisia. 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

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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Kraken

Kraken has a good reputation for security and protection of your funds and operates across the USA (except NY), Canada, the EU and Japan

Pros
  • It can be used to trade against fiat options
  • Robust security measures
  • Free SEPA deposits in Europe
Cons
  • Not a very beginner-friendly interface.
  • No card deposit options
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