All about NOWPayments
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NOWPayments supports 75+ cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and many altcoins, also stablecoins (if you’d like to try and avoid volatility).
New coins are added every month.
Follow the link to see the whole list.
NOWPayments is a non-custodial service: with our crypto payment processing, we don’t store your funds and never have private keys to any of your wallets. (If our partners request it, we can enable the partial custody feature for them).
When you start using NOWPayments, you enter your Outcome Wallet, and the funds will go straight:
Crypto, when compared to traditional fiat methods, offers much lower fees and is perfect for international transactions. NOWPayments has the lowest fees on the crypto market - 0,5% transaction fee + 0,5% exchange fee (if exchange is needed).
NOWPayments also helps save precious time by helping you integrate and resources by helping with marketing.
NOWPayments was launched by ChangeNOW in 2019, and since then NOWPayments has developed into an independent payment gateway, while preserving most close partnership connections with ChangeNOW. Learn more about our partnership here.
We do have a blog. Learn all about coins, tokens, why accept crypto and what big companies have already integrated crypto payments. Read about all the fun stuff you can do with crypto and get in touch with us if there is any topic you want us to cover.
Check out our blog here.
We operate globally, except for in the territories specified in our user agreement.
Learn more here.
NOWPayments is decentralized (like crypto is), with offices in the Netherlands and Estonia, and the team working from all over the world.
NOWPayments has transaction fees and exchange fees.
Transaction fee is a small sum that we charge from each transaction passing through your NOWPayments account. Its size depends on your turnover volume — the more it is, the less you pay:
Install our tools to start accepting crypto payments, donations, or to do mass payouts. The type of integration will depend on your platform and your goal — see below to find what option fits you best! And don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions at [email protected]
Congratulations on creating a merchant account on NOWPayments! Now, it’s time to explore its features and see what you can do.
Basic preparations: set up a wallet and the API key
To start working with NOWPayments, the first thing you need to do is set up your crypto wallet. We accept 70+ currencies, so you’ll certainly find the one that fits you best.
To get a crypto payment gateway on your platform, create an account at NOWPayments. Here’s how to do it:
- Click “Start NOW” in the upper-right corner of the main page:
- Fill in the form. Please remember to set a safe password: use upper and lower-case letters and numbers, don’t use a password that you’ve already set at any other platforms. Save it in a secure password manager.
- When you’re finished, you will see the following:
The affiliate program is how you can make money on NOWPayments without even having an online store. Spread the word about NOWPayments, bring new merchants to our platform, and get a percentage of every payment they receive for 5 years.
The gaming industry and cryptocurrencies are perfect for each other. There are many ways to buy games with Bitcoin - using Bitcoin gift cards or various gaming platforms. Some companies are contemplating official crypto payments.
There are lots of places where you can buy electronics with Bitcoin and altcoins. Check out our partner Dorset Tech, for example. Explore Newegg, Scan.co.uk and many others. If you know more - shoot an email at us, we’ll add your experience to the article.
Gold-backed stablecoins like Tether Gold or PAXG, gold or silver ETFs, platforms selling gold for Bitcoin, like JM Bullion - there are lots of ways to buy gold with Bitcoin.
Did you know there are many huge retailers that accept Bitcoin? Microsoft, Overstock and Namecheap are just some of them. Recently, Tesla has announced they accept Bitcoin payments. You can also accept crypto for your Twitch streams.
Although AirBnb hasn’t yet announced official support of crypto payments, there are ways to pay with crypto for the services. You can use gift-cards to make this possible. The official payments might come in the future, as there have been some reports mentioning that Airbnb might be planning this.
Web hosting service industry has embraced Bitcoin payments. Many web hosting companies are now accepting Bitcoin and altcoins. Hostinger, Namecheap, Namesilo are just some of them.
Lots of VPNs can be bought with crypto. Check out our partners such as MeetVPN MeetVPN, KelVPN or DiveVPN. Some of the big VPN services that accept Bitcoin include: NordVPN, ExpressVPN, SurfShark, Private Internet Access and so on.
Did you know that Wikipedia accepts donations in Bitcoin Wikipedia accepts donations in Bitcoin? Did you know you can accept crypto donations on Twitch? Or buy a Tesla with Bitcoin? The possibilities are endless.
There are many businesses that accept Ethereum, the list goes on and on. You can buy tickets, fashion products, VPNs, pizza, coffee, furniture and electronics with ETH.
Dogecoin is so much more than a meme currency. You can buy many things with DOGE. DOGE is also perfect for donations. Explore VPNs with Dogecoin, donate DOGE to charity and enjoy the low fees.
Many businesses prefer to accept Tether as it, being a stablecoin, helps avoid volatility. You can spend Tether to book Travala services, for example.
Before you start accepting XRP as payment, would you like to see who already does? XRP is being used by a lot of companies seeking to innovate and develop.
There are so many businesses accepting Litecoin: Travala, eGifter, RE/MAX are just some of them. LTC payments are fast and have low fees, so the benefits are quite clear.
The hospitality industry is embracing crypto payments. You can book flights and hotels using Travala while paying with crypto. Also, some hotels accept cryptocurrency payments directly, like Dolder Grand Hotel in Switzerland, for example.
Did you know you can spend crypto for Starbucks coffee? There are ways to pay with Bitcoin for Subway too. Some food delivery services also dabble in crypto payments, like Lieferando.de.
If you want to pay in cryptocurrency offline, here are a few offline businesses that you might be interested in: you can buy food, book tickets and order taxis while paying with crypto. Some educational institutions, like the University of Nicosia, accept Bitcoin as payment.