EXMO Review 2024

EXMO is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2013. Its country of registration – United Kingdom. On 8 April 2024 the number of trading pairs available for trading: 136. EXMO last 24-hour trading volume is $74,013,109. It changes to +19.25% compared to the previous 24-hour period. BTC/USD is the most popular trading pair, its trading volume is $13,150,135 in the last 24 hours. The exchange has 8 of 10 possible reliability scores and provides clients with access to fiat currencies.
Volume (24h)
$74,013,109+19.25% ↑
Pairs
136
Rating
8 / 10
Country of registration
United Kingdom
Fiat
TOP 10 pairs by volume
Pair
Price
24h Volume
Spread
Price change in 24h
Pair
BTC/USD
Price
$71,631.00
24h Volume
$13,150,135
Spread
+0.24%
Price change in 24h
+$2,315.00 ↑ / +3.34%
Pair
BTC/UAH
Price
$71,631.00
24h Volume
$8,194,831
Spread
+0.41%
Price change in 24h
+$2,315.00 ↑ / +3.34%
Pair
DOGE/USDT
Price
$0.20237
24h Volume
$4,711,081
Spread
+0.54%
Price change in 24h
+$0.0019140 ↑ / +0.95%
Pair
ETH/LTC
Price
$3,640.13
24h Volume
$4,160,224
Spread
+0.57%
Price change in 24h
+$239.56 ↑ / +7.04%
Pair
BCH/USD
Price
$680.53
24h Volume
$2,534,073
Spread
+5.10%
Price change in 24h
-3.130 $ ↓ / -0.46%
Pair
BTC/GBP
Price
$71,631.00
24h Volume
$2,340,525
Spread
+0.65%
Price change in 24h
+$2,315.00 ↑ / +3.34%
Pair
BTC/USDT
Price
$71,631.00
24h Volume
$2,125,229
Spread
+0.01%
Price change in 24h
+$2,315.00 ↑ / +3.34%
Pair
ETH/BTC
Price
$3,640.13
24h Volume
$1,864,828
Spread
+0.05%
Price change in 24h
+$239.56 ↑ / +7.04%
Pair
BTC/EUR
Price
$71,631.00
24h Volume
$1,680,951
Spread
+1.07%
Price change in 24h
+$2,315.00 ↑ / +3.34%
Pair
ETH/USDT
Price
$3,640.13
24h Volume
$1,440,298
Spread
+0.03%
Price change in 24h
+$239.56 ↑ / +7.04%

    EXMO is a cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2013 in the UK. Service activity is licensed in Estonia. The platform is in the top 100 of global crypto exchanges in terms of trading volume and in the top 10 of popular platforms among traders in Eastern Europe. There are about 200 cryptocurrency pairs on the exchange for spot and margin trading.

    In the article, we will consider the processes of registration, verification, replenishment of the balance, trading and additional features of the exchange.

    Registration and account verification

    The process of registration on EXMO is similar to registration on any crypto exchange. To register an account on the exchange:

    1. Go to the official website of the exchange exmo.me;
    2. Click Sign up in the upper right corner on the main page;
    3. EXMO homepage
      EXMO homepage
    4. Enter login, email, phone, create and confirm a password in the opened window. Agree to the terms of the exchange and click the Sign Up button;
    5. You’ll get a 6-digit code on the phone number specified before. Enter it in new opened window;
    6. EXMO registration form
      EXMO registration form
    7. Next go to the mailbox specified in the registration form and confirm the registration by clicking on the link in the letter;
    8. Registration completed.

    EXMO offers 3 levels of identity verification for ordinary users and special verification procedure for legal entities (on request to support email). Each next level of verification gets wider access to exchange instruments. Verification does not affect the limits.

    Basic verification is required for all exchange users due to UK law.

    To pass the First Level of Verification for an individual:

    1. Enter the user accound and click on Account Verification in the left vertical menu;
    2. Then, in the Identity section, click on the Get Started button;
    3. Page with verification levels
      Verification levels page
    4. Follow the verification instructions: send photos of the documents requested by the site and wait for a message from the support service.
    Verification takes place within 24 hours.

    Account protection

    EXMO offers 3 levels of account security:

    1. One with the EXMO Mobile Application (considered the main level of protection on the exchange);
    2. Confirmation of user actions via SMS to the phone number specified during registration;
    3. Standard 2FA authentication using the Google Authenticator app.

    How to go to security settings menu:

    1. Click on the Settings in the left vertical menu inside the user account and select the Security tab;
    2. Settings tab content
      Settings tab content
    3. All available security settings will appear in the opened window.
    4. Security Page
      Security page settings
    The user can connect any number of methods, but at least one must be selected. By default, SMS alerts are enabled as the default method.

    The account is registered. What’s next?

    After the account on the exchange is registered and verification is passed, you can use all its features. However, before you can start trading on the platform, you need to replenish your balance.

    Available deposit and withdrawal methods

    EXMO offers a lot of opportunities for replenishing the balance. The deposit can be replenished with cryptocurrencies, fiat money (including GBP, USD, EUR), using Visa/Mastercard debit and credit cards and payment services (Payeer, SEPA, AdvCash, etc.). For example, let’s replenish the balance with USDT. For this:

    1. Go to the Wallet section in the user account, switch to the Balance tab and scroll down to the Cryptocurrencies Balance section;
    2. Top up balance on Exmo.me
      Replenishing balance on Exmo.me
    3. In the Cryptocurrencies Balance section, find the line with USDT and click the green Deposit button next to the coin icon;
    4. Top up balance on Exmo.me
      Replenishing balance on Exmo.me
    5. Select a network and click the Deposit button in the opened window → follow the further instructions of the exchange;
    6. Balance replenished.

    Trading conditions and instruments available on the EXMO crypto exchange

    Exmo cannot boast of the number of tools offered to a trader: mostly basic features are presented on the exchange. However, they are quite enough for a full-fledged trade. Among the available services: purchase of cryptocurrency from a card, trading terminals for spot and margin trading.

    Buy crypto

    This is a cryptocurrency purchase service using debit and credit cards Visa/Mastercard. You can buy a crypto for USD, GBP, EUR and a large number of other fiat currencies. To start working with the service, you need:

    1. Select Buy Crypto in the main menu;
    2. In the opened window, select the purchased and payment currency and fill in the field Order Amount or Total Charge;
    3. Click the Buy button and follow the instructions.
    Window for buying cryptocurrency with fiat
    Window for buying cryptocurrency with fiat
    EXMO uses the Simplex platform as an intermediary service when buying currencies with fiat. Please note that Simplex may not work in some jurisdictions.

    Spot market

    For trading on the spot market, EXMO has a standard trading terminal and its simplified version for beginners. To go to the trading terminal:

    1. Select Trade in the main menu;
    2. Advanced Spot Terminal Activation
      Advanced spot terminal activation
    3. Click Advanced in the drop-down menu,;
    4. The trading terminal window will open.
    5. Advanced Spot Terminal
      Advanced spot terminal

    To open the simple version of the terminal, you need to click on Trade, and then select Simple.

    Simplified version of the terminal for the spot market
    A simplified version of the spot market terminal

    Margin trading

    EXMO also offers margin trading with leverage up to 20x. To go to the terminal for margin trading:

    1. Select Trade in the main menu;
    2. Activation of terminal for margin trading
      Activating the terminal for margin trading
    3. Click on Margin in the dropdown menu;
    4. The margin trading terminal window will open.
    5. Terminal for margin trading
      Terminal for margin trading

    Commissions and limits

    For crypto/crypto trading pairs, trading fees on EXMO start at 0.1% for maker and taker and decrease as the volume traded over the last 30 days increases. For crypto/fiat pairs, trading fees start at 0.3% for maker and taker.

    EXMO trading fees
    EXMO trading fees

    When replenishing a deposit with cryptocurrency the exchange does not take commissions, but intermediary services can charge their own commission when replenishing the balance with fiat and when withdrawing from exchange wallets.

    For a complete list of current fees, see Fees and Limits. Withdrawal fees differ depending on the cryptocurrency, for example, when withdrawing BTC, you need to pay 0.0005 BTC, and when withdrawing ETH, you need to pay 0.004 ETH.

    There is no centralized information on deposit and withdrawal limits on the exchange, but if you try to withdraw or deposit crypto/fiat, these limits will be shown during creating an withdrawal order. For example, for USDT, the minimum deposit limit will be measured, depending on the type of network, from 10 to 55 USDT, and the withdrawal limit is 150 thousand USDT.

    Deposit and withdrawal limits for USDT
    USDT deposit and withdrawal limits

    How to trade on the EXMO cryptocurrency exchange

    To trade on EXMO, you need to go to the trading terminal. Let’s consider the process of buying and selling cryptocurrency using the ETH/USDT pair as an example. To do this, follow the instructions:

    1. Enable the trading terminal by clicking Trade → Advanced;
    2. Advanced Spot Trading Terminal Activation
      Activating the advanced version of the spot trading terminal
    3. The terminal interface will open. Enter the trading pair ETH/USDT in the search field on the right part of terminal;
    4. Under the price chart, there is an order form. Buy order is placed in the fields above the Buy; button
    5. Select an order type, for example, Market (ETH will be bought at the current market price);
    6. In the Amount field, enter the amount of ETH you want to buy;
    7. The Total field will indicate the amount of USDT that needs to be spent on buying;
    8. Click Buy → the buying process is complete.
    9. Fields to fill out when buying cryptocurrency in the terminal EXMO
      Fields to fill in when buying cryptocurrency in the EXMO terminal

    A sell order is filled up in the same way (you need use only the fields above the Sell button).

    Fields to fill in when selling cryptocurrency in the terminal EXMO
    Fields to fill in when selling cryptocurrency in the EXMO terminal

    Additional services of the EXMO exchange

    EXMO does not have a lot of additional features. However, the exchange offers to use the cashback service, which allows you to save on commissions when paying with a native token EXMO Coin (EXM). The service is called Premium Cashback.

    Without using the cashback service, the commission discount is formed based on the trading volume of trader for the last 30 days. With the service enabled, discounts on commissions are formed based on the selected service rate.

    EXMO cashback service

    Premium Cashback is represented by 4 rate plans:

    1. Basic – $1 gives 33% discount for maker and 6% discount for taker;
    2. Standard – $10 gives 66% discount for maker and 33% discount for taker;
    3. Advanced – $100 gives 86% maker discount and 53% taker discount;
    4. Professional – $500 gives 100% maker discount and 66% taker discount.

    Cashback is credited automatically on the next day after the completion of the transaction: the commission amount is returned to to the user’s exchange wallet.

    All Premium Cashback plans are valid for 30 days.

    Mobile application

    EXMO has a mobile app for iOS and Android that is available for download from official stores. Learn more about the app at page with application description.

    Reviews

    On the review service trustpilot you can find different users’ opinions about the exchange. Among the problems reported by users are the following:

    • Small trading volumes;
    • A small number of trading pairs;
    • Limited choice of payment methods.

    Users note the following positive features:

    • Service cashback;
    • Ability to trade crypto/fiat pairs;
    • Responsiveness of tech support;
    • Simple and convenient interface.

    Pros and Cons

    User-friendly interface;
    An option to trade crypto/fiat pairs;
    A large number of services for replenishing the balance;
    Cashback service that returns up to 100% of the trading commission;
    Low trading fees;
    European trading license;
    Required user identification;
    Fast technical support.
    Small trading volumes;
    Small number of trading pairs compared to top exchanges;
    Only spot and margin trading;
    No services for additional earnings, such as staking, mining, etc.

    FAQ

    What is EXMO?
    EXMO is a cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2013 in the UK.
    How to trade on EXMO?
    To trade on EXMO:

    1. Go to https://exmo.com;
    2. Register account;
    3. Top up balance;
    4. Log in to trading terminal;
    5. Start trading.

    How to make a deposit on the EXMO exchange?
    EXMO offers several deposit options:

    • Cryptocurrency transfer from the wallet;
    • Visa/Mastercard;
    • Through intermediary services like Payeer, SEPA, AdvCash;
    • Gift cards EXMO.

    How to buy bitcoin on EXMO?
    To buy BTC on EXMO, you need to:

    1. Go to https://exmo.com;
    2. Register account;
    3. Top up your balance with cryptocurrency or fiat;
    4. Log in to trading terminal;
    5. Select BTC trading pair, for example BTC/USDT;
    6. Fill out a buy order and click Buy.

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