How to get Decred?

There are four basic ways to get Decred coins (DCR).

  1. Buy DCR through an exchange service.
  2. Alternative ways of obtaining DCR:
    – PoW mining
     for the Decred Network.
    PoS voting for the Decred Network.
    – Trade/Sell your products or services for DCR.

1. Buy DCR

There multiple options to buy DCR. Here is a list of the most widely used and trusted exchanges services.

  • The easiest way to buy DCR is with bitcoin, for example on bittrex.com or poloniex.com
  • Alternatively, you can trade Decred for any major cryptocurrency on ShapeShift.io
  • There is an opportunity to buy DCR with USD (dollar) on Changelly.com
  • There is an opportunity to buy DCR with EUR (euro) on LiteBit.eu

We expect exchange pairs with other national currencies soon.

Receive DCR

All you need to receive DCR is a valid address. You can easily generate an address from your wallet. Your coins will arrive within ~5 minutes after the transaction is made. To support the upkeep of the network, each transaction is charged a small fee based on the transaction size. Example of a Decred address:

DsZBpet2yffSNsTL7yATctWyNp7sJPeFcat

2. Alternative ways

Become a contractor

At the moment it is possible to work for DCR. If you have the required skill set, read the Recruitment blog post and apply via angel.co/decred. Future contract opportunities are posted here as well.

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