LocalBitcoins fees

Bitcoin trading

Registering, buying, and selling Bitcoin is completely free.

LocalBitcoins users who create advertisements are charged a 1% fee for every completed trade.

Default SMS notifications are free of charge. Optional SMS messages cost 0.00015 BTC per message.

Bitcoin transaction fees

Transactions to wallets of other LocalBitcoins users are free.

Transactions to other Bitcoin wallets are subject to Bitcoin network transaction fee. The current fee is visible on the wallet page under the heading Bitcoin Network Fees. The size of the fee changes depending on the current usage rate of the Bitcoin blockchain, we automatically adjust this fee based on the current network congestion to make sure your transactions are confirmed as quickly as possible. The transaction fee is paid from your LocalBitcoins wallet when you send a transaction.

Other fees

When using our merchant invoicing services a fee of 0.5% is deducted from the paid invoice amount of each invoice.

Custom work, e.g. research of possible external problems, is 200 EUR/hour paid in Bitcoin at the current market rate. Minimum billable amount is 200 EUR.