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

Bitcoin (BTC) key market data:

  • type: Cryptocurrency
  • consensus: PoW
  • market cap: $510,674,015,946
  • market rank: #1
  • supply total: 21,000,000
  • supply available: 19,496,643
  • mineable
  • BTC/USD: $26202.0 | BTC/SAR: 98236.54

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, September 26th, 2023, out of totally available 21,000,000 BTC, 19,496,643 are in circulation. It's possible to mine bitcoins. The total market capitalization of bitcoin is $510,674,015,946, the rank among other cryptocurrencies (based on the capitalization) is #1. The current rate of 1 BTC is $26202.0 USD; converting to the national currency of Saudi Arabia, the rate is 98236.54 SAR 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 (11 of 11) currently having active orders at ExchangeRates.Pro: 4 Exchange Brokers, 5 Trading Platforms, 1 eWallets, and 1 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!

Top BTC exchanges to buy/sell in Saudi Arabia

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Sorry, at the moment there are no active exchanges with live offers to buy/sell Bitcoin with fiat currencies in Saudi Arabia. Our teams tries our best to add some ASAP!

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Besides the abovelisted great exchanges, serving Saudi Arabia and allowing domestic payments in Saudi Riyal among other countries and currencies, there are also very good international ones among the websites exchanging bitcoins. Hence if you need SAR|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 9+ coins and tokens. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider. | 27 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  2. 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
  3. Binance a Trading Platform started business April, 2017. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. | 18 testimonials, 94% gave maximal rank
  4. 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
  5. 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 24+ coins and tokens. | 20 testimonials, 95% 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. AlfaCashier a Broker started business May, 2012. Unfortunately no fiat payments for your currencies this time, but feel free to swap BTC to/from 18+ coins and tokens. | 2 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  8. Bitpapa a P2P Marketplace started business May, 2020.
  9. changeNOW a Broker started business September, 2017. Unfortunately no fiat payments for your currencies this time, but feel free to swap BTC to/from 42+ coins and tokens.
  10. 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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By the way, exchanges that accept SA, 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 Jordan assuming that you have a local bank account there, an address confirmation, etc: compare rates to buy and sell Bitcoin in Jordan
  • ...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 Saudi Arabia

At this moment, there are 22 offers to buy Bitcoin in Saudi Arabia. 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 SAR: payments by Local Banks. This one is a universal offer, that will work for any bank. Offered 12 times
  • Bank AlJazira in SAR: payments by Local Banks. Offered 1 times
  • Samba Bank in SAR: payments by Local Banks. Offered 1 times
  • SABB in SAR: payments by Local Banks. Offered 1 times
  • Alinma in SAR: payments by Local Banks. Offered 1 times
  • Visa & Mastercard in SAR, although can be used in any currency: payments by Credit/Debit Cards. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 1 times
  • Hala in SAR: payments by Mobile Payments. Offered 1 times
  • stc pay in SAR: payments by Mobile Payments. Can be also paid from some other countries. Offered 1 times
  • Cash in Person in SAR, although can be used in any currency: payments by Cash Payments. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 1 times
  • PlayStation Network / Store Gift Card in SAR, although can be used in any currency: payments by Gift Cards. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 2 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 110 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 Saudi Riyal, the ones that will surely be good for the domestic currency are a little bit above. The top popular ways to purchase BTC crypto:

  • 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. Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Jordan, Qatar, Iraq, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, etc. are covered. Suggested in 5 offers
  • American Express in USD you are supposed to pay by the Credit/Debit Cards. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, etc. are covered. Suggested in 1 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. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, 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 6 offers
  • NETELLER in USD from 202 countries: you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 4 offers
  • Skrill in USD you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait, etc. are covered. Suggested in 1 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. Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, Iraq, etc. are covered. Several options are included here. Suggested in 7 offers
  • Neosurf in USD from 54 countries: you are supposed to pay by the Prepaid Cards. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 2 offers
  • Paysafecard in USD from 43 countries: you are supposed to pay by the Prepaid Cards. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 1 offers
  • AirTM in USD Actually it's a multi-currency option, you are supposed to pay by the Mobile Payments. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Iraq, Kuwait, Yemen, Qatar, etc. are covered. Suggested in 1 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 Saudi Riyal 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 Saudi Arabia

There are currently 22 opportunities to cash out your bitcoin coins in SA. 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 Saudi Arabia prefer to exchange bitcoin to fiat:

  • Any Local Bank in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Please be aware that this will work for any local bank account! Proposed by 15 buyers
  • Al Rajhi Bank in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • AlAhli NCB in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Bank Albilad in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Riyad Bank in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • The Saudi Investment Bank (saib) in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Banque Saudi Fransi in SAR: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Paypal in SAR, works with several currencies: you will receive money using the e-wallet. Besides, you can transfer money to other countries. Be careful with such payments at the P2P marketplaces! This type of transfer can be reversed! Proposed by 1 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 51 options to out-exchange the btc to fiat; the most frequently used banks, money transfer operators and global payment systems are:

  • Any Local Bank in USD to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Yemen: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. You will be available to fund any local bank account this way! Suggested in 1 deals
  • Visa & Mastercard in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, United Arab Emirates: 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 1 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 4 deals
  • NETELLER in USD to 202 countries: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. Suggested in 4 deals
  • Skrill in USD to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 2 deals
  • Paysera in USD to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, Qatar: the funds will be sent by the Mobile Payments. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 1 deals
  • ApplePay in USD to 34 countries: the funds will be sent by the Mobile Payments. Suggested in 1 deals
  • AirTM in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen: the funds will be sent by the Mobile Payments. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 1 deals
  • Nintendo eShop Gift Cards in USD to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Jordan: the funds will be sent by the Gift Cards. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 1 deals
  • iTunes Gift Cards in USD, can be also used with any of other currencies; to any country in the world including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen: the funds will be sent by the Gift Cards. You can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 1 deals

Where to swap BTC

Did you know that it's possible to exchange BTC to 50 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 422 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:

  • Ether (ETH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 18 proposals (9 allow to convert from BTC to ETH and 9 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • TRON (TRX): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 16 proposals (8 allow to convert from BTC to TRX and 8 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Litecoin (LTC): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 16 proposals (8 allow to convert from BTC to LTC and 8 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Ripple (XRP): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 16 proposals (8 allow to convert from BTC to XRP and 8 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Tether (USDT): that's a popular Stablecoin. There are 15 proposals (7 allow to convert from BTC to USDT and 8 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Stellar (XLM): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 14 proposals (7 allow to convert from BTC to XLM and 7 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Cardano (ADA): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 14 proposals (7 allow to convert from ADA to BTC and 7 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Dash (DASH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 14 proposals (7 allow to convert from BTC to DASH and 7 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 13 proposals (7 allow to convert from BCH to BTC and 6 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • USD Coin (USDC): that's a popular Stablecoin. There are 12 proposals (6 allow to convert from BTC to USDC and 6 that are converting in opposite direction.

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