Welcome to the world of crypto! Explore right in the app and get started with as little as $1.*
Crypto is volatile, so it can rise and fall in value quickly. Like all currencies, there's potential for gains and losses - so be sure to take it at a pace you're comfortable with.
Your first crypto purchase doesn't have to be huge. You can even use payback from yesterday's coffee run to buy it.
It’s easy to transfer your crypto into Venmo or buy new crypto, then track it all in the app. You can even tap a crypto type and toggle on price alerts to get push notifications when the value changes by 5 or 10 percent in a day.
Buy, hold, transfer, and sell crypto on the app you already know and love. We’ve got you covered with in-app articles and videos to help you out along the way.
Choose to share your crypto purchases on your Venmo feed with custom stickers and celebrate with our growing crypto community.
We're rolling crypto out gradually, so you might not see it in your app right away.
For more educational resources, check out the Crypto tab in the Venmo app. Visit our Help Center here.
Open your Venmo app to start exploring and buy your first crypto for as little as $1.
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*PayPal Balance or Venmo accounts required.
When you buy or sell cryptocurrency on PayPal or Venmo (including when you checkout with crypto on PayPal), Paypal or Venmo will disclose an exchange rate and any fees you will be charged for that transaction. For currencies other than PYUSD, the exchange rate includes a spread that is earned on each purchase and sale. Learn more about cryptocurrency fees on PayPal and Venmo.
PayPal and Venmo do not make any recommendations regarding buying and or selling cryptocurrency. Consider seeking advice from your financial and tax advisor. Some custody, trading, and transfer services for cryptocurrency are performed for PayPal and Venmo by our licensed service provider, Paxos Trust Company, LLC. PayPal USD is issued by Paxos, not PayPal or Venmo, and is subject to the Paxos US Dollar-Backed Stablecoin Terms and Conditions.
Any cryptocurrencies you hold in your PayPal Balance or Venmo account are not eligible for FDIC insurance.
Cryptocurrency activity is not a regulated activity in many U.S. states and territories. PayPal, Inc. is licensed to engage in virtual currency business activity by the New York State Department of Financial Services. Buying, selling, transferring, and holding cryptocurrency with PayPal and Venmo is not available in Hawaii and where prohibited by law.
All cryptocurrency prices shown are for illustrative purposes only.