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Awesome Bitcoin Payment Processors

A curated list of awesome Bitcoin payment processors enabling merchants, businesses and nonprofits to accept Bitcoin payments.

Why are they awesome?

  1. They are either immune to financial censorship or they don't practice it.
  2. They accept Bitcoin via native Bitcoin addresses and don't require wallets to use the controversial payment protocol.
  3. They don't block payments by IPs/locations.

Contents​

Self-Hosted Bitcoin Payment Processors​

Self-Hosted payment processors run on your server and provide you with a full control over the entire payment process and funds. There's no third-party involvement - that significantly increases the censorship-resistance, privacy, and security for you and your customers.

ProcessorFeesLightningDirectly to Your WalletConversion to FiatRequirements
BTCPay ServerNo feesYesYesVia Payment Forwarding and Exchange Integration2 GB RAM, 80 GB Storage, Docker
One Time AddressNo feesNoYesNoNodeJS
CryptoWoo$34 - $99 per yearNoYesNoPHP 5.6+, Wordpress 4.3+, WooCommerce 3.0+
BitcartCCNo feesYesYesNo1 GB RAM, 10 GB Storage, Docker
LnMeNo feesYesYesNoLND node
SatSaleNo feesYesYesWeakhands: swap to USDT on Liquid, no-KYCA Bitcoin node and Python. Lightning node & Woocommerce optional
CypherpunkPayNo feesNoYesNoLinux (1GB RAM)

Hosted Bitcoin Payment Processors​

Hosted payment processors run on someone else's server. This simplifies the initial setup process, but reduces the amount of control you have over the payment process.

Non-Custodial​

ProcessorFeesLightningDirectly to Your WalletConversion to FiatRequirements
Blockonomics1%NoYesVia Payment ForwardingNo
Bittery.ioNo feesYesYesVia Payment Forwarding and Exchange IntegrationNo
PayscryptNo feesNoYesNoNo
BitrequestNo feesNoYesNoNo

Custodial​

⚠ The following processors use their own wallets for receiving payments. They not only collect data about payments, they have full control over the funds.

ProcessorFeesLightningDirectly to Your WalletConversion to FiatRequirements
Confirmo0.8%YesNoYesInformation about business / website. May require certain documents.
CoinGate1% (merchant) + some variable service fee (customer)YesNoYesRequires a lot of information and business documents, officially translated in english.
CoinPayments0.5%YesNoNoOn withdrawal may require a number of forms of identification and will require settlement of any outstanding amounts.
GloBee1% ($10 min. invoice)YesNoVia Luno and UpholdInformation about business / website. May require certain documents.
OpenNode1%YesNoYesRequires KYC/KYB documents
Strike1%OnlyNoNoFor companies, the name of a company and a physical address.
Coinremitter0.23% + 0.0001NoNoNoNo
Utrust1%NoNoYesRequire certain documents.
NOWPayments≀0.5%NoNoNoKYC/AML procedure applied to certain clients, wallet addresses and select assets.
COINQVEST0.5-1%, Free to tryNoNoYes (USD, EUR, ARS, BRL, NGN)Requires KYC verification.

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