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How to Buy Litecoin – New Zealand’s LTC Guide

Litecoin (LTC) is one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. First going live in October 2013, Litecoin is a fork of the original.

Posted June 26, 2019

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Litecoin logo on purple haze back ground NZ New Zealand buy sell

Litecoin (LTC) is one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. First going live in October 2013, Litecoin is a fork of the original Bitcoin blockchain. Similarities between Bitcoin and Litecoin are reflected in increased development cooperation between the two currencies.

For this reason, most people who buy Bitcoin to invest, buy Litecoin also. Find out how to buy Litecoin in New Zealand by reading our Easy Crypto Step by Step Guide.

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Buy Litecoin NZ – The Easy Crypto Step by Step Guide

Until recently, New Zealand crypto exchange Cryptopia was considered the best place to buy Litecoin. However, Cryptopia is no more. Thankfully, Easy Crypto is just as easy to use a local exchange. At Easy Crypto, users can also buy Litecoin directly via bank transfer, with most transactions confirming in under 2-minutes.

Create an account with Easy Crypto NZ

Step 1 – Create an Easy Crypto Exchange Account

Easy Crypto is a place where new user accounts can be verified easily through automated verification processes like SumSub. To buy Litecoin or any other cryptocurrency, start by signing up via email or an existing Google account.

Click here to make an account with Easy Crypto

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Step 2 – Verify Your Identity

Before you can buy any cryptocurrency at Easy Crypto, you will first need to verify your identity. Thankfully, Easy Crypto makes this process altogether easy. To verify an account, simply forward us a copy of your New Zealand issue driving license.

If you have a New Zealand issue driving license, Easy Crypto will usually be able to verify your account in under 2-minutes.

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Step 3 – Enter How Much LTC You Would Like to Purchase

After verifying a new Easy Crypto account, users can buy Litecoin and other coins instantly.

  • Enter the amount of LTC in NZD which you would like to purchase.
  • When prompted, enter your existing LTC wallet address.
  • If you don’t have an LTC wallet, select the option for Easy Crypto to create a new wallet for you.
  • Confirm the amount of Litecoin you wish to purchase and enter your payment information.

If you do not already have a Litecoin wallet, Easy Crypto will create a new LTC wallet for you. When this is the case, LTC wallets will be delivered to you via email as soon as transactions are confirmed.

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Exchange Litecoin for New Zealand Dollars at Any Time

At Easy Crypto, we also make it easy to exchange Litecoin back to New Zealand dollars at any time.

When exchanging Litecoin for fiat cash, funds are deposited into user back accounts within 24 hours. Easy Crypto users may also cash out up to $10,000 worth of LTC at any time.

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Disclaimer: Information is current as at the date of publication. This is general information only and is not intended to be advice. Crypto is volatile, carries risk and the value can go up and down. Past performance is not an indicator of future returns. Please do your own research.

Last updated August 29, 2022

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