August 16, 2019

How do I buy Lisk (LSK) online using a credit card?

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What is Lisk?

Lisk is a blockchain project focuses on offering a platform for decentralised applications (dApps) which are written in Javascript. The project was built in 2016 by Max Kordek and Oliver Beddows.

How to create a Lisk wallet

Sign up for a free Coindirect account and you will automatically get a free Lisk online wallet. You can use your Lisk wallet to buy, sell, store, send (withdraw) and receive (deposit) LSK.

How to create a Lisk address

Once you have signed up for a free Coindirect account all you need to do is press the ‘Receive’ button to reveal your Coindirect Lisk wallet address.

How to buy Lisk with a credit card

  1. Sign up for a free Coindirect account.Buy LSK online using a credit card
  2. Find your Lisk Wallet and click the  ‘Buy’ button in your Lisk Wallet.Buy LISK (LSK) online with a credit card
  3. Select “New VISA Card (EUR)” or “New credit card (NGN)” if you are in Nigeria.Buy LISK online with a credit card
  4. Enter EUR value of Lisk you want to purchase (more than the minimum limit) or the Lisk amount you want to buy and then click ‘Preview Buy’.Buy LISK online with a credit card
  5. You will receive a quote, press ‘confirm’ before the timer runs out (counts down from 55 seconds).Buy LISK online with a credit card
  6. Type in your credit card details and pay.Buy Lisk online
  7. You will be taken to a page to verify your transaction.Buy Lisk (LSK) online using a credit card
  8. Finally, you will be redirected back to your Coindirect Wallet once the payment is successful.

How do I purchase Lisk from my bank account?

If you are in South Africa or in Europe in a SEPA country you can deposit ZAR and EUR into your Coindirect ZAR Wallet or Euro Wallet respectively.

To fund your account you have to transfer money using bank transfers. To get the funding instructions so that your account is credited:

  1. Go to your ZAR/EUR wallet and click the “Fund now” button. Alternatively, click the Fund tab in your Coindirect wallet and click on “Transfer Now”.
  2. Select the bank to transfer to from the drop-down menu to get payment details and the reference you should use (highlighted in blue).
  3. Transfer the money from your bank account into the account shown on the screen then wait for the bank transfer to be processed (0-3 business days depending on the bank).
  4. Once the funds reflect in your ZAR wallet, go to your Lisk wallet and click “Buy” and select “Wallet (ZAR)” or “Wallet (EUR)” as you payment method.

Where can I sell my Lisk?

You can sell Lisk from your Coindirect wallet by clicking the ‘Sell’ button in your Lisk wallet.

If you are in a SEPA region or South Africa. You can sell your Lisk and instantly get money transferred to your Wallet (ZAR or EUR).

If you are in another region with no local currency wallet. You can sell your Lisk by creating a sell offer on the marketplace

You now know how to buy Lisk instantly from almost anywhere in the world. Make sure to download the Coindirect App to trade Lisk from the palm of your hands. 

Credit card limits

Please note that Coindirect has limits for credit card purchases in place.

Make sure that your account is verified so that your credit card purchase limits are increased.

Currently, the limits for credit card purchases are:

Unverified users – €175 – €500

Verified users – €890 – €1000

Earn Ripple

Buy Lisk using your credit card and navigate to Earn Ripple. Send your friends a link through your Earn tab and invite them to start trading. When they perform their first transaction, you will both receive 5 XRP.