Buy Bitcoins from trusted professionals: Satoshi Counter

We are certified Bitcoin professionals involved in Bitcoin since 2011. Our philosophy is to help you take back control over your money. Our mission is to let you buy and sell bitcoins in the fastest, cheapest, safest and most convenient way possible.  Join the movement, liberate yourself!

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Best rates

Bitcoins should be affordable and you should not have to pay outrageous fees to convert your money. We believe in fair and transparent pricing.  You can always check out our rates at

Large transactions

There are no limits to how many bitcoins you can can purchase or sell. Whether you want to buy $10 or $1 000 000 worth of bitcoins, we can find the right solution to accommodate your needs. Bank transfers, non-cash payment methods and legal escrow services available.

Instant and private

We let you sell and buy bitcoins instantly: within just a few seconds, you can walk out with cash in your hands and bitcoins in your wallet. We value your privacy and will never put any of your information online. 

How do I buy bitcoins?

You can buy and sell bitcoins directly for cash at Satoshi Counter, located at 3489 Saint-Laurent blvd., Montreal.  Not located in Montreal? No problem? We can buy and sell with anyone located in Canada. Contact for details.

Step 1: get a Bitcoin wallet
A Bitcoin wallet is a software, application or website which allows you to receive and spend bitcoins. They are free to download. Think of them like the equivalent of an email client (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook).
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Step 2: open an account

Come in person at the Satoshi Counter trading desk to register and open an account. The process only takes a couple of seconds and you only need to do this once. All we need is your name and phone number.

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Step 3: payment
We will be able to immediately sell you the bitcoins for cash in person at the Bitcoin Embassy. The bitcoins will be sent to your Bitcoin wallet within just a few seconds.
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Limits and identification (KYC)

Satoshi Counter follows the guidelines of FINTRAC that apply to Money Service Businesses. For basic transactions we ask for full name, email and phone number to identify our members

Transactions for less than $3000
We are not required to verify the identify of users for transactions under $3000. However, all our clients are required to provide their full name and phone number regardless of the amount.
Transactions for over $3000
We verify the identify of all clients for transactions over $3000. You must provide a valid government issued ID. This also applies to multiple transactions conducted in under 24h which amount to over $3000.
Transactions for over $10 000
Cash transactions over $10 000 are considered “large cash transactions” and there are additional identification requirements. We require the client’s full name, date of birth and address. This information is kept strictly private.
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