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Why choose Luno?

Luno aims to be the safest and most compliant crypto investment platform in the world. We take a regulation-first approach, because we believe that’s the best way to keep you and your investment safe. We also have some of the most intensive security processes in crypto, according to CCData.

We rigorously vet all cryptocurrencies and new features before making them available, and provide straightforward information to help you understand the risks so you can build and execute an investment strategy that’s right for you.

Safe onboarding

We follow strict KYC and AML procedures for your security.

No memecoins

You can invest in carefully-vetted cryptocurrencies.

Pay with Rands

Choose from a variety of different payment methods.

Do your own research

Whether you’re new to crypto or a seasoned investor, you’ll always find something to help you with your investment decisions in Discover, your guide to all things crypto.

Create your crypto portfolio

Luno has tools and information to help you achieve your financial goals

Manage your crypto

Buy, sell, and store your crypto all from the Luno app, 24hrs a day.

Recurring buys

Invest slowly over time to grow your holdings by scheduling repeat buys daily, weekly, or monthly.

Stake your crypto

Earn on your Ethereum by staking through Luno. With weekly payouts up to 4% ARP.

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Frequently asked questions

What cryptocurrencies does Luno offer in South Africa?

The following cryptocurrencies are available to buy in South Africa with ZAR: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, USDC, Uniswap, Chainlink, Solana, Cardano, Avalanche, Tether, Polygon, Polkadot, Maker, Aave, and Curve.

How do I buy cryptocurrency with Luno using rands (ZAR)?

Verified customers can buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, USDC, Uniswap, Chainlink, Solana, Cardano, Avalanche, Tether, Polygon, Cosmos, Polkadot, Maker, Aave, and Curve through the Instant Buy function on our app, as well as on our Exchange. After you’ve signed up and been verified with Luno, you can either buy using your debit card, Google Pay (if you’re an Android user) or deposit local currency to your local wallet. Once you’ve chosen your payment method, all you need to do is follow the instructions.

Is there a limit to how much I can buy in South Africa?

Other than your verification level limits, there are no additional deposit limits. Your bank might have payment limits, and if they do, we’d suggest getting in touch with them.

How do I make a deposit with a bank transfer in South Africa?

Before making a deposit to your ZAR wallet, you’ll need to verify your identity. Once verified, Once verified, follow these easy steps to make your first deposit.
  1. Sign in to the Luno app, select Wallets, then Deposit on your ZAR wallet. Once there, follow these steps:
  2. Enter the amount you'd like to deposit
  3. Next, you'll see a unique BX reference as well as other details displayed to make your deposit
  4. Log in to your banking app and make a deposit using the details provided. Please include your unique BX reference number in the reference field provided
  5. You’ll receive an email notification once it reflects in your ZAR wallet
Check out our help centre article for more information on funding your ZAR wallet.