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Follow the prompts to set up your free cryptocurrency exchange account. Make sure to use a secure password and agree to our terms & conditions.
Verify your email, phone number and ID instantly without uploading any documents or waiting for approvals.
Tap the ‘+’ icon at the bottom of the app and choose ‘deposit funds’ to deposit fiat currency (NZD) or ‘receive crypto’ to transfer crypto into your account.
After your deposit has cleared, start trading over 300+ digital assets on one of the best-rated New Zealand cryptocurrency exchanges.
Swyftx is the best-rated New Zealand crypto exchange. Buy Bitcoin, Ethereum and over 300+ other crypto assets with low trading fees and 24/7 customer support. Our world-class crypto exchange is accessible via our user-friendly mobile app and web platform, making it easy to buy, sell, and trade cryptocurrency anytime, anywhere. We’re serious about security, which is why you’ll feel protected with two–factor authentication and biometric logins when you buy crypto in NZ with Swyftx.
Our NZ crypto exchange features advanced trading tools, portfolio tracking and price alerts. Using the Swyftx cryptocurrency trading platform and easy-to-use portfolio tracker, you can view your crypto profit & loss in real-time. Our price alerts also mean you’ll never miss an opportunity to buy the dip. Simply set a price alert for your favourite cryptocurrencies to get an instant alert when your selected digital currency hits a certain price.
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We’re serious about security and keeping your exchange account safe is our #1 priority. Our uncompromising approach to security is what makes us the best-rated NZ crypto and bitcoin exchange and the most trusted platform to buy crypto in NZ. Our crypto exchange has a robust security framework and several advanced security features to ensure you are buying and storing crypto in an environment protected from scams and data breaches.
Your account security is our #1 priority and we’re proud to have had ZERO security breaches since Swyftx was founded in 2017. We are registered with NZ Companies Office and comply with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws. Our security team works diligently to implement and maintain world-class security frameworks and mitigate the risk of consumer data breaches. Some ways we are keeping your crypto exchange account safe include two-factor authentication and biometric logins.
Swyftx is a cryptocurrency exchange with low trading and transaction fees, making us one of the most affordable cryptocurrency exchanges in NZ. The trading fees when buying and selling crypto orders is 0.6%, which is lower than the industry average. Swyftx has one of the most competitive crypto market spreads compared to other NZ crypto exchanges, with a 1.7% average and a 0.45% Bitcoin spread.
What is a market spread? Essentially, it is the difference between an asset’s buy and sell price. The spread will be different depending on the exchange. At Swyftx, we have tight spreads and our global network of liquidity and banking partners means customers can access deep liquidity.
We make it easy to buy crypto in NZ on the go with our mobile app. After downloading the Swyftx app, sign up and verify your account. From there you can tap the ‘+’ icon at the bottom of the app screen to deposit New Zealand Dollars. To buy crypto, tap ‘buy’ and select your preferred digital currency from our list of over 300+ cryptocurrencies. Once you have completed and confirmed your buy order, your crypto will immediately appear in your personal cryptocurrency wallet on the Swyftx app.
In order to comply with NZ Companies Office regulations, all Swyftx customers must complete an identity verification process when setting up their account. This process includes verifying your phone number, email address and identity. To make this process easier, we’ve built an ID scanner into our app so you can instantly scan your proof of identification. This process takes approximately 3 minutes to complete so you won’t have to wait a long time for approvals before starting to trade crypto.
Our customer support team are available to chat 24/7 and are located both locally in New Zealand, across the ditch in Australia as well as in the UK and Europe. You can access our live chat support directly on the app from the main menu or on the Swyftx website.
We also have a Help Centre and Learn platform featuring a library of resources and how-to’s covering everything from setting up your exchange account to learning about market cycles and cryptocurrency trading.
Yes. You can set up a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) or company account with Swyftx. Setting up these accounts is slightly different from setting up a personal exchange account. Find more information on setting up an SMSF, trust or company Swyftx account.