How do I buy Golem using a credit card?


What is Golem?

Golem is a blockchain-based project with the idea to utilise unused computing power. The concept is two-fold – offering the computing power to those who might need large amounts while rewarding those with extra space, paying out in GNT in payment for ‘renting’ the power.

Read more about Golem here.

How to create a Golem wallet

Sign up for a free Coindirect account and you will automatically get a free Golem online wallet. You can use your Golem wallet to buy, sell, store, send (withdraw) and receive (deposit) GNT.

How to create a Golem address

Once you have signed up for a free Coindirect account all you need to do is press the ‘Receive’ button to reveal your Coindirect Golem wallet address.

How to buy Golem with a credit card

  1. Sign up for a free Coindirect account.Buy Golem online using your credit card
  2. Find your Golem Wallet and click the  ‘Buy’ button in your Golem Wallet.Buy Golem online using your credit card
  3. Select “New VISA Card (EUR)” or “New credit card (NGN)” if you are in Nigeria.
  4. Enter EUR value of Golem you want to purchase (more than the minimum limit) or the Golem amount you want to buy and then click ‘Preview Buy’.Buy Golem online using your credit card
  5. You will receive a quote, press ‘confirm’ before the timer runs out (counts down from 55 seconds).Buy Golem online using your credit card
  6. Type in your credit card details and pay.Buy Golem online using your credit card
  7. You will be taken to a page to verify your transaction.
  8. Buy Golem online using your credit card
  9. Finally, you will be redirected back to your Coindirect Wallet once the payment is successful.

How do I purchase Golem from my bank account?

If you are in South Africa or in Europe in a SEPA country you can deposit ZAR and EUR into your Coindirect ZAR Wallet or Euro Wallet respectively.

To fund your account you have to transfer money using bank transfers. To get the funding instructions so that your account is credited:


  1. Go to your ZAR/EUR wallet and click the “Fund now” button. Alternatively, click the Fund tab in your Coindirect wallet and click on “Transfer Now”.
  2. Select the bank to transfer to from the drop-down menu to get payment details and the reference you should use (highlighted in blue).
  3. Transfer the money from your bank account into the account shown on the screen then wait for the bank transfer to be processed (0-3 business days depending on the bank).
  4. Once the funds reflect in your ZAR wallet, go to your Golem wallet and click “Buy” and select “Wallet (ZAR)” or “Wallet (EUR)” as you payment method.

Where can I sell my Golem?

You can sell Golem from your Coindirect wallet by clicking the ‘Sell’ button in your Golem wallet.

If you are in a SEPA region or South Africa. You can sell your Golem and instantly get money transferred to your Wallet (ZAR or EUR).

If you are in another region with no local currency wallet. You can sell your Golem by creating a sell offer on the marketplace

You now know how to buy Golem instantly from almost anywhere in the world. Make sure to download the Coindirect App to trade Golem from the palm of your hands. 

Credit card limits

Please note that Coindirect has limits for credit card purchases in place.

Make sure that your account is verified so that your credit card purchase limits are increased.

Currently, the limits for credit card purchases are:

Earn Ripple

If you are interested in introducing your friends to a way to buy Golem with their credit cards, make sure you share a link through the Earn programme. If they sign up to Coindirect, both you and the friend will receive 5 XRP for free when they perform their first transaction.

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