Buy Litecoin

, the first real altcoin

MoonPay offers a fast and easy way to buy Litecoin (LTC).

How to buy Litecoin?

  • 1

    Enter the amount in LTC or fiat currency that you wish to purchase

  • 2

    Enter your LTC wallet address

  • 3

    Verify your email and basic information

  • 4

    You're now ready to buy Litecoin online!

Why is MoonPay the best way to buy Litecoin?

globeAvailable globally

Purchase Litecoin in more than 150 countries using the local currency of your bank account.

paymentConvenient payment

Buy Litecoin instantly with a credit or debit card, bank transfer, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and more.

needsBuy what you need

You can buy Litecoin in small or large quantities. Start by purchasing Litecoin for as little as $30 on MoonPay.

securityIndustry-leading security

Buy Litecoin with peace of mind. MoonPay follows strict security measures to ensure you have a safe Litecoin purchase.

What can you do with your Litecoin?


Store your newly purchased Litecoin in your preferred wallet. There are many custodial and non-custodial wallets to choose from.


After you buy Litecoin, you can transfer it to anyone across the globe, as long as you know their Litecoin wallet address.


Use your Litecoin to purchase goods and services from any participating merchant that accepts Litecoin and cryptocurrency.


Convert your Litecoin to another cryptocurrency directly in your wallet or by using a DeFi application.

Borrow Against

Use your LTC to borrow against other crypto assets on the platform’s borrowing and lending protocol.


There is a growing number of charities that accept donations in Litecoin and cryptocurrency. Give crypto easily and internationally.

What is Litecoin (LTC)?

Litecoin is one of the oldest and most decentralized cryptocurrencies that aims to be a payments-focused alternative to Bitcoin (BTC). Created in 2011 from a modified version of the Bitcoin Core code, Litecoin allows anyone to make payments or transfers with competitively low fees.

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Frequently asked questions

While MoonPay can not offer investment advice, some see Litecoin as an improvement over Bitcoin because of its speed. Whereas Bitcoin takes roughly 10 minutes to generate a block, Litecoin takes only two and a half. This allows the Litecoin network to handle more transactions.

Buying LTC is a decision that should be based on a combination of factors, including past performance, risk tolerance, and other crypto assets in your investment portfolio.

Moonpay accepts most major credit and debit cards, including VISA and MasterCard. If you want to buy Litecoin with a card, enter the amount in LTC or fiat currency that you wish to purchase, then enter your Litecoin (LTC) wallet address.

You're now ready to buy LTC with a credit card or your preferred payment method!

Orders made via card usually take between a few minutes and a few hours, depending on the number of orders and any additional security checks MoonPay has to conduct. 

Purchase orders made via GBP bank transfer will be sent to your wallet within one working day, while purchase orders made via EUR bank transfer can take up to three working days to arrive in your wallet.

MoonPay’s Know Your Customer Policy is designed to prevent and mitigate possible risks of MoonPay being involved in any kind of illegal activity. If you haven’t already done so, you will be prompted to enter your information and upload documents. We will then verify your identity and approve your transaction, provided you have met the following requirements.

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