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How do I Cash Out Bitcoin? – New Zealand’s BTC Guide

Cashing out your Bitcoins (BTC) to New Zealand Dollars (NZD) is a quick and easy process with Easy Crypto.

Posted March 4, 2021

Illustration of a person holding a phone with a bitcoin on the left and a bag of cash on the right to depict how to cash out bitcoin in New Zealand
Illustration of a person holding a phone with a bitcoin on the left and a bag of cash on the right to depict how to cash out bitcoin in New Zealand

Bitcoin has proven itself as one of the highest-performing digital assets in the past decade. With Bitcoin gradually gaining more and more institutional support, its value is projected to continually increase over time – drawing more New Zealanders to add Bitcoin to their investment portfolio.

Check the latest rates: Click here to visit the latest Bitcoin to NZD prices.

How do I sell and cash out Bitcoin in New Zealand?

With Easy Crypto, selling your Bitcoins (BTC) in New Zealand is as simple as creating a sell order through our platform. The same process applies to purchasing bitcoins, where all you need to do is create a buy order through our homepage.

How to sell your Bitcoins (BTC) in New Zealand:

  1. Navigate to Easy Crypto NZ homepage.

    First, navigate to Easy Crypto New Zealand homepage:

  2. Login to your account and select Buy & Sell from the menu.

    Log in to your Easy Crypto account with the correct credentials. If you don’t have an account yet, go ahead and sign-up! It’s quick and easy! Then, proceed to select the Buy & Sell button on the top menu.

  3. Create a Sell Order with the amount of Bitcoins you want to sell.

    Proceed to create a sell order, and enter the amount of Bitcoins you want to sell. We’ll give you a deposit address during the order process.

  4. Deposit funds to the address we sent you.

    Send the funds from your wallet to the deposit address we sent you in step #3.

  5. Receive the NZD to your bank account.

    We’ll process your sell order and have the funds sent to your bank account in no time.

And that’s it! Takes only a few minutes and you’ll have your Bitcoins converted into NZD in no time.

Check out the video below for a detailed how-to guide on how to sell your Bitcoins in New Zealand!

If you bought your Bitcoin through us originally, kei te pai! Nothing further is required. You’ll be able to sell the same amount back to us, no matter what the value has changed to.

For example, if you had bought 3 BTC from us and 100 XRP you can sell back 3 BTC and 100 XRP regardless of how high they moon.

If you bought your cryptocurrency somewhere else, you’ll need to provide us with evidence to show where this has come from before you can sell more than $30,000 back to us.

How long does it take to sell Bitcoin (BTC) in New Zealand?

With Easy Crypto, your Bitcoin sell order will be confirmed and processed on the same day in New Zealand. We are proud to offer 24/7 BTC to NZD withdrawals, whether your cash out $100 or $500,000 NZD, we’ll have your funds deposited to your bank account as soon as we confirm and verify your sell order.

Keep in mind that we process payments in batches periodically throughout the day. You would generally receive the payment the same business day.

Just be aware that if you placed an order on a Friday afternoon, over the weekend, on a public holiday, or the crypto hits us late in the day, you probably won’t see the funds until the next business day as while crypto is 24/7, banks aren’t.

Are there fees for exchanging BTC to NZD?

Easy Crypto strives to provide industry-leading customer service and innovative features for our users. To do so, we charge a fee of 0.9% on cash-out requests for exchanging BTC to NZD.

Also, just in case you’re wondering or curious about how banks in New Zealand are responding to cryptocurrencies, we have an article that includes statements from Westpac, Kiwibank, Bank of New Zealand, ASB, and ANZ.

Read more: Click here to learn more about crypto-friendly banks in New Zealand.

Selling Bitcoin in NZ

Any Bitcoin investor will want to make a profit at some point. In most cases, BTC investors and holders cash out their Bitcoins when their profits have surpassed their initial capital, or a specified profit margin has been reached.

Image of New Zealand dollars laid out on a dark surface
Cashing out your BTC for NZD at the right time is key to making profit.

The key to making this profit work is to execute the exchange at the right timing. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to cash out Bitcoin in a timely manner on international exchanges.

  • Coinbase for example is known to restrict the amount of Bitcoin investors can sell during peak trading periods.
  • Almost every international BTC exchange is known to limit how much Bitcoin can be exchanged for fiat cash in a single transaction.
  • It is common for exchanges like Bitfinex to limit cash withdrawals, due to having limited liquidity.
Screenshot of Easy Crypto NZ homepage.
Easy Crypto makes it quick and easy to buy and sell your Bitcoins (BTC).

Thankfully, Easy Crypto is not like international exchanges like Coinbase or Bitfinex. Easy Crypto is also in the fortunate position of being able to draw on cash liquidity from several leading over-the-counter (OTC) Bitcoin brokers.

What this means for you is simple.

  • With Easy Crypto, it is possible to sell Bitcoin in NZ, whenever you want to.
  • It is possible to cash out an unlimited amount of crypto in a single OTC order.
  • Our access to OTC market liquidity means we never limit sell orders, even during peak trading periods.

When should I cash out Bitcoin in New Zealand?

As with any investment endeavors, patience and timing are important elements to make the most out of your investments.

There are no definitive guides as to when you should cash out your bitcoins. It’s always best to do your research and stick to your investment goals and targets. Whether your want to take profit at a certain margin, or hodl your bitcoins indefinitely is completely up to you.

Related: Read our tips and tricks on crypto investing in NZ.

Bitcoin (BTC) is illustrated as physical gold coins with the national flag of New Zealand
Sell your bitcoins at the right time will net you the most profits.

Fear of missing out (FOMO) trading is the easiest way to make losses when buying and selling cryptocurrency. When initially buying Bitcoin it is, therefore, advisable to decide how long you wish to stay invested for, as well as plan an exit strategy; not cash out at the first sign of BTC price corrections.

Get started: Buy or sell Bitcoin today with Easy Crypto NZ.

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Last updated November 23, 2021

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