Rain enables you to buy cryptocurrency using Middle Eastern currencies as well as US dollar. To buy ethereum with Emirati Dirham, simply complete the requirements and follow the steps listed below.

Requirements:

  1. A verified Rain account. If you haven't already signed up, you can create an account here. 
  2. Deposit funds into your Rain AED account. Before you can buy cryptocurrency, you need to make a deposit to your Rain AED account. More information here.

NOTE: we charge a flat fee of 1.5% of transaction value for buys funded with a bank account and 4% for buys funded with a debit or credit card. For more information about Rain fees click here.

If you are buying ethereum using the Rain app, click here for a step by step guide.

Steps (Rain website):

  1. Log in to your Rain account.
  2. Click on Buy at the top of the page.

   3. Select AED account.
   4. Select ETH account.
   5. Enter the amount you would like to buy. Click Continue.
You can either enter the value in AED (e.g. AED 100) or ETH (e.g. ETH 0.5). 

   6. Review the transaction details. Click Confirm.
   
7. Enter the SMS code received. Click Submit.

NOTE: for greater security, Two-Step Authentication is mandatory to complete a transaction. You will receive the code in an SMS text message, sent to your registered phone. More information on Two-Step Authentication available here.

   8. Once the transaction has been successfully completed, you will receive a confirmation email containing your transaction details.

For more information about the weekly trading limits click here.

NOTE: if you require greater limits than the ones provided, please reach out to [email protected]

  

Steps (Rain app):

  1. Open the Rain app on your phone. For more information on Rain app click here.
  2. Click on Buy at the bottom of the page.
  3. Select AED account.
  4. Select ETH account.
  5. Enter the amount you would like to buy. Click Continue. You can either enter the value in AED (e.g. AED 100) or ETH (e.g. ETH 0.5). Use the arrow on the right side to switch between AED and ETH.

   6. Review the transaction details. Click Confirm.  
   
7. Enter the SMS code received. Click Submit.

NOTE: for greater security, Two-Step Authentication is mandatory to complete a transaction. You will receive the code in an SMS text message, sent to your registered phone. More information on Two-Step Authentication available here.

   8. Once the transaction has been successfully completed, you will receive a confirmation email containing your transaction details.

For more information about the weekly trading limits click here.

NOTE: if you require greater limits than the ones provided, please reach out to [email protected]


About Rain

Rain is a cryptocurrency platform in the Middle East, headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain. We are licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). Rain enables you to buy, sell, and store bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, in a regulated, secure, and compliant way.

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