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Bitcoin (BTC) exchanges in Argentina: buy, sell & swap

Bitcoin (BTC) key market data:

  • type: Cryptocurrency
  • consensus: PoW
  • market cap: $1,263,545,430,801
  • market rank: #1
  • supply total: 21,000,000
  • supply available: 18,849,156
  • mineable
  • BTC/USD: $66944.0 | BTC/ARS: 6649547.47

Bitcoin is a Cryptocurrency, the network powered by PoW (consensus mechanism based on mining) algorithm. The original software was developed by Satoshi Nakamoto and first released January 3rd, 2009. The official Bitcoin website is https://bitcoin.org.

As of today, October 20th, 2021, out of totally available 21,000,000 BTC, 18,849,156 are in circulation. It's possible to mine bitcoins. The total market capitalization of bitcoin is $1,263,545,430,801, the rank among other cryptocurrencies (based on the capitalization) is #1. The current rate of 1 BTC is $66944.0 USD; converting to the national currency of Argentina, the rate is 6649547.47 ARS for 1 BTC.

Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency and a pioneer in P2P payments, the first application of the Blockchain technology, the "great grandfather" of all cryptocurrencies. After the creator stepped out from the project development, further work was realized by the community: enthusiastic software architects, experts in cryptography and distributed computing systems (Gavin Andersen and others).

Mainstream bitcoins adoption started in 2011 and further, after a significant price increase and noticeable growth in the number of users. Since then the system has been rapidly gaining popularity, the architecture and the technical characteristics (network stability and the security, transaction processing capacity, the processing fees, etc) are constantly improved, new technologies are introduced.

  • The pre-release of Bitcoin client contained the IRC (instant messenger) client and a framework in order to create a Poker game and a P2P Marketplace.
  • Satoshi Nakamoto, the Bitcoin creator, owns 1 million BTC that were mined during the early days of the bitcoins. Besides few test transactions in 2009, these still remain untouched, making Satoshi Nakamoto among the top 100 richest persons of the world.
  • The first recorded purchase using Bitcoin was two Papa John’s Pizzas bought by a programmer Laszlo Hanyecz for 10,000 BTC.
  • It's still unknown who actually invented bitcoins. Few candidates were discovered by the researchers and there are several claims from potential candidates.
  • There are also various opinions regarding what should be called the "true Bitcoin"; some supporters of Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV argue about the nowadays BTC compliance with the original principles of the Bitcoin.

Top Bitcoin exchanges

Bitcoin is currently supported by 100% of exchanges (20 of 20) currently having active orders at ExchangeRates.Pro: 7 Exchange Brokers, 7 Trading Platforms, 3 eWallets, and 3 P2P Marketplaces have offers, allowing you to buy and sell BTC. Let's check and compare which of these exchanges will suit you the best, dear visitor!

Our choice: the best exchange for Bitcoin in Argentina

There are some worthy and undoubtedly good, trusted exchanges among the ones with BTC support. As a matter of fact, one of these, LocalBitcoins p2p marketplace is especially notable! Let's check out what makes the LocalBitcoins a leading p2p marketplace for buying, selling and exchanging BTC in Argentina:

LocalBitcoins website: the home page in English

LOCALBITCOINS is a P2P Marketplace; the website was originally launched in June 2013. This is a maybe not very popular, still undoubtedly a reputable, quite a "mature" service. P2P Marketplace works with 13 cryptocurrencies and tokens: ADA, BCHABC, BTC, DOGE, DOT, ETH, LINK, LTC, USDC, USDT, XLM, XRP, XVG.

The customers are welcome to buy and sell coins and tokens with 101 national aka fiat currencies: AED, ALL, AMD, AOA, ARS, AUD, BAM, BDT, BGN, BHD, BIF, BOB, BRL, BWP, BYN, CAD, CDF, CHF, CLP, CNY, COP, CRC, CZK, DKK, DOP, EGP, ETB, EUR, FJD, GBP, GEL, GHS, GMD, GTQ, HKD, HNL, HRK, HUF, IDR, ILS, INR, ISK, JMD, JOD, JPY, KES, KRW, KWD, KZT, LBP, LKR, LSL, MAD, MDL, MKD, MUR, MWK, MXN, MYR, MZN, NAD, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, OMR, PEN, PGK, PHP, PKR, PLN, PYG, QAR, RON, RSD, RUB, RWF, SAR, SEK, SGD, SLL, SRD, SSP, SZL, THB, TRY, TTD, TWD, TZS, UAH, UGX, USD, UYU, UZS, VES, VND, XAF, XCD, XOF, ZAR, ZMW. Totally 268 payment systems and banks are at your's disposal. Besides, we can swap the cryptos and tokens, converting one into another. Impressive, right? The features that our users enjoy the most out of this exchange site:

  • It is an officially registered Money Service Business. The firm applied for and received all the required licenses, it's watched over by the regulators and is fully compliant with the laws
  • The website has being online and operational for years; it started up 8 years and 4 months ago
  • The platform allows deposits/withdrawals in 13 cryptocurrencies and 101 national ones. In total, you may choose from 268 online banks and payment systems. LocalBitcoins can't offer anything else but the digital currencies exchange.

LocalBitcoins currently provides 37 ways of purchase and sale Bitcoins in Argentina with the national currencies and the most exciting news are that the payments in Argentine Pesos are possible:

  • ActivoBank, the local bank in AR. Currently can use only while selling.
  • AirTM, a payment system of mobile payments type.
  • Any Local Bank, the local bank in AR. Will work absolutely for any domestic bank of Argentina!
  • AstroPay, a payment system of cash payments type. Currently can use only while selling.
  • BBVA, the local bank in AR.
  • Banco Galicia, the local bank in AR.
  • Banco Itau, the local bank in AR. Currently can use only while selling.
  • Chase QuickPay (Zelle), the local bank in AR. Currently can use only while selling.
  • ICBC, the local bank in AR. Currently can use only while selling.
  • MercadoPago, a payment system of mobile payments type.
  • NETELLER, a payment system of e-wallet type.
  • Other Banks, the local bank in AR.
  • Paypal, a payment system of e-wallet type.
  • Rapipago, a payment system of cash payments type. This time, only for purchasing.
  • Santander Bank, the local bank in AR.
  • Sendwave (Wave Mobile), a payment system of mobile payments type. This time, only for purchasing.
  • Skrill, a payment system of e-wallet type.
  • Ualá, a payment system of mobile payments type.
  • Visa & Mastercard, a payment system of credit/debit cards type. This time, only for purchasing.
  • Walmart, a payment system of gift cards type. This time, only for purchasing.
  • Advanced Cash, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Azimo, a way to pay locally or internationally. This time, only for purchasing.
  • MoneyGram, a payment system of money orders type.
  • Other Local Payments, a domestic method of payment.
  • Paxum, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Payeer, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Payoneer, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Paysend, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Perfect Money, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • RIA money transfer, a payment system of money orders type. This time, only for purchasing.
  • Remitly, a payment system of money orders type. This time, only for purchasing.
  • SWIFT Transfer, a payment system of international bank transfers type.
  • Transferwise, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Uphold, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • WebMoney, a way to pay locally or internationally.
  • Western Union, a payment system of money orders type.
  • WorldRemit, a way to pay locally or internationally. This time, only for purchasing.

Sweet! Buying and selling with fiat aside, there are 12 cryptocoins and tokens exchangeable with BTC: ADA, BCHABC, DOGE, DOT, ETH, LINK, LTC, USDC, USDT, XLM, XRP, XVG can be converted to Bitcoin and vice versa any time you please.

Time to make a conclusion. Our platform of choice to exchange Bitcoin is

We got more intel about the p2p marketplace and similar sites, please see below!
Time in the business: 8 years 4 months
Feedback count: 0
Business model: licensed, fully compliant

Overall LocalBitcoins score: N/A
Although we still are lacking the users testimonials to assign a rating for LocalBitcoins, we can pre-evaluate the result (if no complaints from clients would arise) as 100/100.

Top three BTC exchanges to buy/sell in Argentina

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Although all the exchanges supported by ExchangeRates.Pro are well-known, reliable, and trustworthy (all were thoroughly checked by our staff before listing), we've selected the best of the best for you. Exchanges that were top-rated by various sources, some are providing really outstanding service you'd love and remember. We (staff and the software) selected some of the most trusted platforms for our comparison and this top list, based on customers' feedback, time in the business, reputation, our own and independent reviews and other factors. Please note that we include only the "buy and sell" exchanges here, where you can swap btc with fiat (national) currencies. Here are the top three exchanges to buy and sell bitcoins in Argentina:

  1. LocalBitcoins a P2P Marketplace established June, 2013. Transparent and legally compliant business with all the required business licenses and permissions.
  2. LocalCoinSwap a P2P Marketplace established December, 2017.
  3. Paxful a P2P Marketplace established May, 2015.

The rest of safe, fast, easy to use BTC exchanges worldwide

exchanges worldwide

Besides the abovelisted great exchanges, serving Argentina and allowing domestic payments in Argentine Peso among other countries and currencies, there are also very good international ones among the websites exchanging bitcoins. Hence if you need ARS|BTC exchange, please use the top list above. In case you are looking for other ways to purchase or cash-out Bitcoin using USD, etc. or swap it with various coins and tokens, feel free to check this selection of top ten highest-ranked BTC exchanges from all around the world:

  1. CEX a Trading Platform started business July, 2014. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. There are 5 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 11+ coins and tokens. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider. | 27 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  2. Binance a Trading Platform started business April, 2017. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. There are 1 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 46+ coins and tokens. | 18 testimonials, 94% gave maximal rank
  3. EXMO a Trading Platform started business May, 2013. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. There are 4 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 25+ coins and tokens. | 20 testimonials, 95% gave maximal rank
  4. Kraken a Trading Platform started business July, 2011. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. There are 2 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 31+ coins and tokens. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  5. Raidofinance a Broker started business February, 2019. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. There are 1 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 2+ coins and tokens. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider. | 7 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  6. Changelly a Broker started business December, 2013. There are 1 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 40+ coins and tokens. | 17 testimonials, 94% gave maximal rank
  7. MagratuS a Broker started business May, 2012. There are 2 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  8. CoinFalcon a Trading Platform started business October, 2017. Unfortunately no fiat payments for your currencies this time, but feel free to swap BTC to/from 8+ coins and tokens. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider. | 2 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
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  9. BitBay a Trading Platform started business March, 2014. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. There are 1 payment systems to buy and sell Bitcoin with USD. Apart from that, feel free to swap BTC to/from 22+ coins and tokens. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider.
  10. changeNOW a Broker started business September, 2017. Unfortunately no fiat payments for your currencies this time, but feel free to swap BTC to/from 34+ coins and tokens.

By the way, exchanges that accept AR, but don't allow fiat payments there are also in this list. So, if you want to pay using a payment method from abroad (say, you are originally from another country and want to buy or sell bitcoin using the bank account or local payment system from there) or if you are looking for an exchange for someone else, this list will work great for you! Of course, we can't know what is that country you are looking for, but we have two options for you, both good. You are welcome to either

  • find the best ones yourself from all offers available at our comparison @ ExchangeRates.Pro. For example, if you are looking for an exchange for Chile assuming that you have a local bank account there, an address confirmation, etc: compare rates to buy and sell Bitcoin in Chile
  • ...or just explore the great websites listed above to find out which one you prefer!

Where to buy BTC

Are you looking for the best place to buy bitcoins? Of course, you are! Our price comparison of exchanges is here to help, although the easiest way is to check the best offers right away @ ExchangeRates.Pro, feel free to compare yourself. Let us show you what banks and payment systems you can use to buy and sell BTC, based on your location and preferences.

Where can you buy BTC in Argentina

At this moment, there are 59 offers to buy Bitcoin in Argentina. Our software is collecting the statistics about the popularity of specific local banks and payment systems. Usually, the top ones that are the most popular are also very convenient. Otherwise, why would these become so popular? You can choose any of these right away, please be our guest:

  • Any Local Bank in ARS: payments by Local Banks. This one is a universal offer, that will work for any bank. Offered 16 times
  • Other Banks in ARS: payments by Local Banks. Please note that actually this includes few payment systems. Offered 6 times
  • Santander Bank in ARS: payments by Local Banks. Offered 5 times
  • Banco Galicia in ARS: payments by Local Banks. Offered 2 times
  • BBVA in ARS: payments by Local Banks. Offered 2 times
  • Wilobank in ARS: payments by Local Banks. Offered 2 times
  • Paypal in ARS, although can be used in any currency: payments by e-wallet. Can be also paid from some other countries. Offered 2 times
  • MercadoPago in ARS: payments by Mobile Payments. Can be also paid from some other countries. Offered 12 times
  • Ualá in ARS: payments by Mobile Payments. Offered 5 times
  • pim in ARS: payments by Mobile Payments. Offered 1 times

Easiest, safest, fastest ways to buy btc worldwide

We've compared a lot of offers to find the top ones; right now we have 1,420 ways for you to purchase bitcoin available worldwide. Enough to choose from, right? Please keep in mind that not all of these may be possible to pay with Argentine Peso, the ones that will surely be good for the domestic currency are a little bit above. The top popular ways to purchase BTC crypto:

  • Any Local Bank in USD you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Note that you will be able to pay from any local bank account! Suggested in 2 offers
  • Other Banks in USD you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Several options are included here. Suggested in 1 offers
  • Visa & Mastercard in USD Actually it's a multi-currency option, you are supposed to pay by the Credit/Debit Cards. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, etc. are covered. Suggested in 11 offers
  • Discover in USD Actually it's a multi-currency option, you are supposed to pay by the Credit/Debit Cards. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, etc. are covered. Suggested in 1 offers
  • Paypal in USD from 232 countries. Actually it's a multi-currency option, you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 296 offers
  • Skrill in USD you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, etc. are covered. Suggested in 101 offers
  • NETELLER in USD from 202 countries: you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 58 offers
  • Other Prepaid Cards in USD Actually it's a multi-currency option, you are supposed to pay by the Prepaid Cards. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, etc. are covered. Several options are included here. Suggested in 13 offers
  • Paysafecard in USD from 43 countries: you are supposed to pay by the Prepaid Cards. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 10 offers
  • Neosurf in USD from 54 countries: you are supposed to pay by the Prepaid Cards. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 5 offers

Where to sell BTC

Even the greatest BTC HODL GANG members sometimes have to sell some of their precious coins. It's alright, everyone does it sometimes and we are here to help! We know you want to find the buyer which will give you the highest price, there are such ones at our platform — check ExchangeRates.Pro now to find the highest rate to sell bitcoins to Argentine Peso and 152 more local currencies! There are various opportunities to swap your coins to hard cash, we list the most requested ones below.

Where can you sell BTC in Argentina

There are currently 80 opportunities to cash out your bitcoin coins in AR. You'd likely need to out-exchange the crypto to pay for some local expenses, shopping, etc. It's reasonable to choose the safest and most comfortable option — a local bank you are using, your preferred payment system or cash in your city. Here is our top list of the ways other people in Argentina prefer to exchange bitcoin to fiat:

  • Any Local Bank in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Please be aware that this will work for any local bank account! Proposed by 26 buyers
  • Other Banks in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Various offers are combined in this one. Proposed by 16 buyers
  • Santander Bank in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 8 buyers
  • Banco Galicia in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 5 buyers
  • BBVA in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 3 buyers
  • Banco de la Nación in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Wilobank in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Credicoop in ARS: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Prex in ARS: you will receive money using the Prepaid Cards. Besides, you can transfer money to other countries. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • MercadoPago in ARS: you will receive money using the Mobile Payments. Besides, you can transfer money to other countries. Proposed by 11 buyers

Easiest, safest, fastest ways to sell BTC worldwide

Sometimes you may need to transfer the money to another country. If you are holding BTC, it makes sense to exchange some of these coins to the currency of that country. We can't know where exactly you would like to send the funds, so we will show you the most requested banks and payment systems worldwide you can send the transfer to. There are totally 463 options to out-exchange the btc to fiat; the most frequently used banks, money transfer operators and global payment systems are:

  • BBVA in USD to Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Spain, United States and Venezuela: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 5 deals
  • Other Banks in USD to any country in the world including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Miscellaneous offers are present here. Suggested in 3 deals
  • Any Local Bank in USD to any country in the world including Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Chile: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. You will be available to fund any local bank account this way! Suggested in 3 deals
  • Santander Bank in USD to 10 countries: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 1 deals
  • Visa & Mastercard in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to any country in the world including Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay: the funds will be sent by the Credit/Debit Cards. You can transfer money wherever you need! Caution: there are higher risks related to accepting such payments at P2P marketplaces! Buyer may be able to reverse the payment after you send BTC! Suggested in 2 deals
  • Paypal in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to 232 countries: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. Caution: there are higher risks related to accepting such payments at P2P marketplaces! Buyer may be able to reverse the payment after you send BTC! Suggested in 123 deals
  • Skrill in USD to any country in the world including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 33 deals
  • NETELLER in USD to 202 countries: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. Suggested in 13 deals
  • AirTM in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to any country in the world including Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile: the funds will be sent by the Mobile Payments. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 15 deals
  • Cash by Mail in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to any country in the world including Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil: the funds will be sent by the Cash Payments. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 3 deals

Where to swap BTC

Did you know that it's possible to exchange BTC to 49 other cryptocurrencies? It's possible to convert Bitcoin to/from 100% of crypto coins supported @ ExchangeRates.Pro. Some of these are really great ones (we don't list useless coins and tokens at our website), that's why we've prepared a list of exchange opportunities available. There are totally 853 swap possibilities with BTC and other coins and tokens. Coin to coin exchanges are safe, easy and beneficial when you are using our service, don't worry! Feel free to get all the best rates to swap BTC with other cryptos @ ExchangeRates.Pro right away or refer to the list of most highly demanded exchange directions first:

  • Tether (USDT): that's a popular Stablecoin. There are 125 proposals (58 allow to convert from BTC to USDT and 67 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Ether (ETH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 64 proposals (30 allow to convert from BTC to ETH and 34 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Ripple (XRP): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 55 proposals (29 allow to convert from BTC to XRP and 26 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Litecoin (LTC): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 50 proposals (27 allow to convert from BTC to LTC and 23 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Dogecoin (DOGE): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 39 proposals (22 allow to convert from BTC to DOGE and 17 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Cardano (ADA): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 33 proposals (15 allow to convert from ADA to BTC and 18 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Stellar (XLM): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 33 proposals (19 allow to convert from BTC to XLM and 14 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Polkadot (DOT): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 32 proposals (17 allow to convert from BTC to DOT and 15 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • USD Coin (USDC): that's a popular Stablecoin. There are 30 proposals (19 allow to convert from BTC to USDC and 11 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Chainlink (LINK): that's a popular Token. There are 27 proposals (16 allow to convert from BTC to LINK and 11 that are converting in opposite direction.

Similar cryptocurrencies, that can overcome Bitcoin:

Ether (ETH)

  • rank: #2
  • type: Cryptocurrency

Dogecoin (DOGE)

  • rank: #9
  • type: Cryptocurrency

Litecoin (LTC)

  • rank: #15
  • type: Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

  • rank: #19
  • type: Cryptocurrency

Ether Classic (ETC)

  • rank: #30
  • type: Cryptocurrency