How to buy Cardano (ADA) in the UK with a bank card or transfer

October 25, 2022
To buy Cardano (ADA) with a credit card or bank transfer you need to create an account at NearPay and press the "Buy" button. Follow the simple steps to complete your purchase.
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A few words about Cardano.
Cardano is an open-source blockchain platform that was founded in 2017 by Charles Hoskinson and Jeremy Wood. The Cardano network facilitates the creation of smart contracts and decentralised applications and utilises a Delegated Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanism. The network’s native token, ADA, allows its holders to vote on software policies, allocate their votes to other users, and pay transaction fees.

Buy Cardano with the best rates in the UK

When buying cryptocurrencies, the simplicity and security of the process is important, but even more so is the functionality of the service through which the process takes place. Therefore, we suggest that you buy Cardano at NearPay.


NearPay is a reliable service with great features. With NearPay you can:

  • Buy cryptocurrencies with the lowest commissions - only 1%!
  • Exchange cryptocurrencies at the best rates directly in your wallet
  • Choose between the most popular cryptocurrencies
  • Get a prepaid card that works in the UK and around the world
  • Own a virtual card and pay for goods and services online
  • Have peace of mind that your funds are securely protected

How To Buy Cardano (ADA) In the UK

Important information before you buy your first ADA at NearPay.
Cryptocurrencies are associated with high market risk and price volatility, including stablecoins. You should only invest in products with which you are familiar and understand the risks involved. This material should not be construed as financial advice.
Step-by-step guide on how to buy Cardano with a bank card
  1. Create an account at NearPay.co or through the mobile wallet for Android or iOS.
  2. Complete the verification process.
  3. Go to the Accounts page (which you see as soon as you log in to your account).
  4. Click the Buy crypto button at the top of the page. You can also click on the Buy button inside the Cardano section.
  5. On the purchase page, enter the amount you'd like to buy.
  6. Click on Preview and Confirm the transaction.
  7. If you don’t have a linked card, click Add card on the left and fill out the card details.
  8. Enter the 3D Secure code, and you'll be redirected back to NearPay.
All is done!
1. Create an account at NearPay.co or through the mobile wallet for Android or iOS
2. Complete the verification process
3. Go to the Accounts page
4. Scroll down until you find your British Pound account
5. Make a transfer using NearPay GBP account details

Please note: GBP transfers are processed using the Faster Payments scheme. Not all banks are signed up to this, so please check with your bank or your provider prior to making a deposit.

Once the transaction is successfully processed, you will see a pop-up with confirmation and transaction details.

Step-by-step guide on how to buy Cardano in GBP with Faster Payments:

All is done!
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Frequently asked questions
Are there any fees?
The 1% fee is applied to each purchase
What are the limits?
The minimum deposit amount is 10 GBP
Are there any restrictions on bank card payments?
You must be a verified user of NearPay
The card must support 3D Secure
The card must be issued in your name
What is the billing address?
The billing address is the address associated with your credit card or the bank account linked to your debit card
Why do you need my billing address?
Your billing address helps us to make your purchase safe
Does NearPay keep my card details?
No, we don't keep your card details. We simply tokenize credentials in the encrypted form so that we can process your further transactions with this card.
How long does a transaction take to process?
Transactions are usually completed in just a couple of minutes. Once processed, you’ll instantly receive your purchased cryptocurrency.