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 160 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.

securityISO 27001 certified

MoonPay employs certain security measures to try to ensure you have a safe Litecoin purchase.

What can you do with your Litecoin?

Store

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

Send

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

Spend

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

Swap

Swap your Litecoin for another cryptocurrency directly in your wallet or by using a DeFi application.

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.

Ticker
LTC
Price
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24h change
7d change
Made by
Charlie Lee
Release date
2011
Total supply
84M
Market data from CoinGecko, updated every 1-5 mins

Frequently asked questions

While MoonPay cannot 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, individual risk tolerance, and other crypto assets in your investment portfolio.


Litecoin (LTC) has a 24-hour trading volume of over , and is ranked as the ##undefined most valuable cryptocurrency with a market cap of more than $. The total supply of LTC tokens is .

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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