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How to Buy EOS

The EOS Network is a blockchain platform designed to support smart contracts and decentralized applications (dApps). It was launched in 2018 by Block.one, and aims to provide a user-friendly and scalable environment for developers to build and deploy decentralized applications. 

The EOS Network architecture, EOSIO software, was designed by Daniel Larimer and developed by the previously mentioned Block.one company.

Where to buy EOS securely?

Numerous reputable crypto platforms and exchanges offer users avenues to buy EOS. CEX.IO is one such platform. It is a comprehensive ecosystem of crypto products and services, where eligible participants can buy crypto with a bank account, convert and trade numerous crypto pairs, sell Tether, and more.

Dating back to 2013, CEX.IO is a reputable platform offering the crypto curious and serious numerous ways of interacting with the emerging digital economy. 

For instance, CEX.IO users may choose to observe live cryptocurrency pricesearn crypto,* and participate in various other crypto transactions intuitively and effortlessly. 

When it comes to EOS, this token is available on the CEX.IO Spot Trading platform in pairs with BTC, USDT, and USD, empowering users to acquire it at their leisure and preference.

*CEX.IO Staking and CEX.IO Savings are currently not available in the U.S. Check the list of supported jurisdictions here.


Available payment methods to buy EOS on CEX.IO

With a verified CEX.IO account, users can seamlessly integrate a variety of payment methods to purchase EOS across our product ecosystem. While the necessary steps for buying this token are straightforward, we’ve outlined them below in detail for added convenience. Meanwhile, here are available payment methods you can use for crypto transactions within our ecosystem:

  • Credit/Debit cards;
  • E-wallets;
  • Apple Pay, Google Pay;
  • Bank transfers.

It is critical to note that the availability of these payment methods may be limited as a result of regional restrictions. For instance, our U.S.-based users may choose to buy crypto with PayPal, but this payment method is currently limited to this region. 

Generally, our Wallet product provides two convenient pathways for acquiring EOS at CEX.IO: our Instant Buy and Convert features. Here is a detailed overview of how to buy EOS on our platform using Instant Buy.

Step-by-step guide on how to buy EOS on CEX.IO

One of the most popular ways to purchase EOS with CEX.IO is to use a credit or debit card in conjunction with our Instant Buy service. Doing so requires the following steps:

  • Go to Instant Buy;
  • Select EOS from the list of available currencies;
  • After entering the amount you wish to purchase, click Buy;
  • On the Add Funds page, click Select Payment Method to choose between Apple Pay, Google Pay, or a linked card to proceed;
  • After verifying all transaction information, and conducting a personal risk assessment, confirm your purchase. 

How to buy EOS and other cryptocurrencies in the U.S.

EOS is not available at this time for U.S.-based users. However, customers can still buy cryptocurrency in the U.S. by choosing from 30+ other vetted assets currently listed on our platform. 

Utilizing our product ecosystem requires creating an account and getting verified. CEX.IO members from this region should have their government-issued ID and Social Security Number ready beforehand to make the process as seamless as possible.

After completing the verification process, users unlock the ability to pair a credit or debit card with their account, along with the ability to purchase select digital assets with a preferred card. 

After pairing a card with your CEX.IO account, it may be used, alongside other available payment methods, to complete crypto transactions. Simultaneously, participants can also choose to conduct transactions through our crypto payment app, which offers on-the-go access to crypto portfolios and transaction services.. 


What are the fees to buy EOS?

The fees for buying EOS vary depending on numerous factors, which are often determined by the network or participating cryptocurrency exchanges. Consequently, the fees may include deposit/withdrawal commissions, network transaction charges, trading fees, etc. 

How to buy EOS with a bank account?

CEX.IO users from eligible jurisdictions may choose to buy crypto, such as EOS, using a bank account (fiat deposits). Please visit our Limits and Commissions page to learn more about the payment methods available in your region.  

How to store EOS?

EOS may be stored in cryptocurrency wallets, including mobile wallets, software wallets, and hardware wallets.  Now, many wallets function as a Bitcoin wallet, in addition to integrating with other popular digital assets. However, it’s still crucial to ensure that a chosen wallet is compatible with EOS, and offers robust security features to maximize the protection level of all stored assets.