There are technically no age-restrictions for trading or mining in cryptocurrencies although established sites such as Coinbase and Paypal require users to be at least 18. However, anyone of any age can mine for cryptocurrency. There are also ways of purchasing tokens that don’t require you to be over 18.
Can a 14 year old have a crypto wallet?
New Policy. As of July 25, 2017, you must be 18 or older to access Coinbase services. All underage Coinbase users who opened accounts under our old policy will be notified of this change and will be given ample opportunity to remove funds from their accounts before the accounts are closed.
Do you have to be 18 to get into crypto?
There’s no such thing as a legal age to buy bitcoin. If you’re old enough to appreciate it, you should be old enough to buy it. In practice though, most exchanges mandate a minimum age of 18, in keeping with KYC requirements.
How do I get crypto under 18?
How can a teen buy crypto?
You can directly own cryptocurrency by creating a crypto wallet and giving a trusted adult money to buy cryptocurrency and transfer it into your wallet. Peer-to-peer exchanges allow you to directly buy and sell crypto from individual people without going through an exchange.