Africa's leading cryptocurrency platform

Go from zero to crypto in minutes. Sign up in an instant and access digital currency anywhere you go, whenever you like.

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App features

  • Buy and sell with ease

    Purchase the crypto you want with South African Rands

  • Store and send securely

    Leading security processes keep your crypto safe

  • Save and earn interest

    Earn up to 7.6% in crypto

  • Buy bitcoin
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    Buy and sell with ease

    Purchase the crypto you want with South African Rands

  • Luno app on mobile showing buy prompt

    Store and send securely

    Leading security processes keep your crypto safe

  • Luno app on mobile showing savings wallet percentage

    Save and earn interest

    Earn up to 7.6% in crypto

Buy bitcoin

Get started in just a few minutes

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Sign up

Buy Bitcoin or Ethereum, then securely store it in your Wallet or send it on easily to friends

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Deposit

Choose your preferred payment method such as bank transfer or credit card to top up your Luno Wallet

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Buy crypto

Sign up for your free Luno Wallet on web, iOS or Android and follow our easy process to set up your profile

Earn interest with Luno Savings

It's now easier than ever to save for your future with Luno Savings. Earn up to 7.6% per annum in crypto with no fixed terms, no hidden fees and unlimited deposits and withdrawals.

Luno Savings is available for Bitcoin, Ethereum and USDC. Passive income? Monthly payments? It's your turn to earn, so get started today.

Earn free Bitcoin by inviting your friends!

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Share your invite code with your friends, and when they sign up, deposit and buy ZAR 500 in crypto you get ZAR 25 in free Bitcoin as a reward!

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Frequently asked questions

Using Luno

Why should I choose Luno?

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We're industry pioneers, having been in the cryptocurrency industry since 2013. We've facilitated more than 21 billion USD worth of transactions on our exchange for customers in over 40 countries. Today, we're trusted by over 8 million customers around the world and have received praise for our easy-to-use app, secure wallet, and range of features.

How secure is Luno?

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At Luno, the security of your cryptocurrency is our highest priority. We've built one of the world's most sophisticated Bitcoin security systems and have industry-leading processes in place to make sure that these are never compromised.

Buying Bitcoin

Do I have to buy a whole Bitcoin?

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No. Bitcoin and most other cryptocurrencies are divisible. This means you can buy or sell any amount of Bitcoin and it doesn’t need to be a whole number – whether it’s 0.1 Bitcoin, 1.7539 Bitcoin or something else. It’s completely up to you and your budget.

How do I actually buy Bitcoin?

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You can buy Bitcoin through the Instant Buy function on our app, as well as on our Exchange. After you’ve signed up with Luno, you can deposit local currency to your account and then all you need to do is follow the instructions.

Buying crypto with ZAR

EFT deposit tips for South African customers

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When making an EFT deposit to your ZAR wallet, if you bank with ABSA, Standard Bank, Capitec, Nedbank or Tyme Bank, we've made things a little easier for you! Just search for “Luno” under “Public Beneficiaries”, instead of manually entering our bank details. With FNB, you'll have to set up Luno manually as a beneficiary.

For more information on how to deposit from your local South African bank, check out our help centre article

How do I make an instant EFT with PayU?

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If you’re a Luno customer in South Africa, depositing money from a supported bank using Instant EFT with PayU ensures that funds reflect almost instantly in your ZAR wallet. All you need is your existing online banking details.

Check out our help centre article on how to make an instant EFT with PayU.

It’s never too late to get started

Buy, store and learn about Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin now

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