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Polkadot DOT


What you’ll learn

  1. 1

    How to buy Polkadot

    An in-depth guide on the best way to buy DOT.

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    Statistics about Polkadot

    We have a lot of data on buying Polkadot and we share some of this with you.

  3. 3

    Other coins you can buy

    We show you some buying options with other coins that could be of interest.


When purchasing Polkadot, there are several factors to consider, including choosing an exchange to purchase it from and transaction method. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a bunch of reputable exchanges to help you with the process.


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    Choose an exchange

    Research and select a cryptocurrency exchange that operates in the in your country and supports Polkadot trading. Consider factors such as fees, security, and user reviews.

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    Create an account

    Register on the exchange's website or mobile app, providing personal information and identity verification documents.

  3. 3

    Fund your account

    Transfer funds to your exchange account using supported payment methods like bank transfer, credit card, or debit card.

  4. 4

    Navigate to the Polkadot market

    Once your account is funded, search for "Polkadot" (DOT) in the exchange’s marketplace.

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    Choose a transaction amount

    Enter the desired amount of Polkadot you wish to purchase.

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    Confirm purchase

    Preview the transaction details and confirm your purchase by clicking the "Buy DOT" or equivalent button.

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    Complete transaction

    Your Polkadot purchase will be processed and deposited into your exchange wallet within minutes.

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    Transfer to a hardware wallet

    It’s always best to keep your crypto in a hardware wallet for security reasons. We always recommend Ledger or Trezor.

What to be aware of

When purchasing Polkadot, it’s important to choose a reputable exchange that is easy to use, and has reasonable fees. Once you’ve done this, always transfer your crypto a hardware wallet. That way, no matter what happens to that exchange, your crypto is safe.

Latest movements

Polkadot (DOT) is currently priced at $5.84, with a 24-hour trading volume of $219.79M. In the last 24 hours, Polkadot has experienced a decrease to -1.19. The market cap of Polkadot stands at $8.10B, with 1.44B in circulation. For those looking to buy or trade Polkadot, reputable platforms like PrimeXBT, M2, Uphold, YouHodler, Wirex and EarnPark offer avenues to do so securely and efficiently.

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