Buying and selling bitcoin with the ATM is Safe, Simple & Secure.
Please read our section on Known Scams before making any bitcoin purchases.
To Buy Bitcoin:
Tap "Buy Bitcoins"
Enter the amount you want to buy from the 3 options, for over $800 you will need to scan in a government issued form of ID, for any purchase over $3,000 you will need to verify your SSN as well
Enter your mobile number using the keypad
Enter the SMS verification code sent via sms to your mobile
Select how you will receive your bitcoins
Scan your destination wallet (See wallet options here)
Select paper wallet and we'll print one out for you (Do not lose this, think of it as the equivalent of cash)
Manually enter your destination address
Enter cash one bill at a time
Congratulations you've just bought bitcoin!
To Sell Bitcoin:
Click "Withdraw Cash"
Enter the amount you want to withdraw from the 2 options, for over $800 you will need to scan in a government issued form of ID, for any withdrawal over $3,000 you will need to verify your SSN as well
Enter mobile number using the keypad
Enter SMS verification code sent via sms to your mobile
Enter the amount desired in USD
Send the exact amount of bitcoin specified to the address shown by the machine
Wait for the transaction to be confirmed (generally ~10 minutes)
You will receive a text message with a code for redemption
Go back to the machine and hit redeem
Follow the prompts to enter the redemption code
Receive your cash!
And remember we are available via phone at 1-844-NOVABTM or email at email@example.com if you have any questions!
How to get bitcoins off of a paper wallet?
You must download a mobile wallet app which has the ability to import bitcoins from a private key. (See wallet options here)
Open up your bitcoin wallet and create a wallet.
Select "Import Private Key"
Scan the private key (not the public key) QR code on your paper wallet.
Congratulations, the coins will automatically be available in your mobile wallet!
Below is a list of commonly used wallet apps* along with brief instructions for how to "import" paper wallets:
Menu > Addresses > Imported Addresses
Menu > Preferences > Bitcoin Settings> Redeem Private Key
Bitcoin wallet > Scan button
Desktop or Laptop PC
Blockchain web (browser-based)
Settings > Addresses > Import Bitcoin Address
Electrum (Windows, Mac, Linux)
Wallet > Private Keys > Sweep
Jaxx (Windows, Mac, Linux)
Menu > Tools > Transfer Paper Wallet
And remember to treat bitcoin like cash. If someone has access to your private keys, they have access to your bitcoin!
*Nova Machines does not endorse any of the above mentioned wallets, and assumes no liability in offering this list; it is purely for informational purposes. Customers who use one of these aforementioned wallets do so at their own risk. In no event shall the employees and affiliates of Nova Machines Inc., be held liable for any claim, damages or other liability, whether in an action of contract, tort, or otherwise, arising from, out of or in connection with any third party software. We reserve the right to modify this disclaimer from time to time.