About LocalBitcoins.com

LocalBitcoins.com is a person-to-person bitcoin trading site.

At LocalBitcoins.com, people from different countries can exchange their local currency to bitcoins. The site allows users to post advertisements where they state exchange rate and payment methods for buying or selling bitcoins. By replying to these advertisements, a trade is opened and escrow protection is automatically activated. Escrow protects both buyer and seller, by keeping the bitcoins safe until the payment is done and the seller releases bitcoins to the buyer. Bitcoins are placed in LocalBitcoins.com web wallet from where you can pay your bitcoin purchases directly.

How we are different

LocalBitcoins.com is peer-to-peer, embracing the nature of bitcoin.

On LocalBitcoins.com, you are dealing with humans. Unlike stock-like exchanges and centralized bitcoin trading sites, LocalBitcoins.com allows you to trade directly with another person. This makes the process customizable, lean and fast, as there is no corporate overhead. You can get your bitcoins instantly. LocalBitcoins.com aims to support every suitable payment method its user community supports. For every trade, LocalBitcoins.com offers escrow protection to ensure the bitcoins and both traders are safe.


Connecting everybody to Internet economy.

In LocalBitcoins.com, the focus is on the users and the community. We are ever expanding and want to bring bitcoin exchange and economy to every city in the world. We believe bitcoin to be a black swan event, something that fundamentally changes how financial world works. This will be an enabler for more prosperity, especially in developing countries.

  • Bitcoin enables online transaction in locations out of the reach of the traditional banking industry.
  • Saving your prosperity in bitcoins is safe from political risks.

Contact information

How to reach the LocalBitcoins.com team.

Our address and office is located at:

LocalBitcoins Oy
Porkkalankatu 24
00180 Helsinki

[email protected]

VAT id: FI28554152

LocalBitcoins Oy is registered in the trade register of Finland, under business-ID 2855415-2.

LocalBitcoins Oy is registered with the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority. Contact information of the regulator: https://www.finanssivalvonta.fi/en/.


Founded: 2012

Based: Finland

Venture capital raised: 0 €

CEO: Sebastian Sonntag

Become our partner

LocalBitcoins.com is seeking partners who want to see the bitcoin economy growing.

Do you want to see bitcoin grow? LocalBitcoins.com is looking for partners, affiliates and investors who are willing to take bitcoin to a new level. It doesn't matter how small or big your business is, where you are based