Australian crypto exchange

Grow your wealth with Australia’s trusted crypto exchange

Helping Australians securely invest in crypto since 2013.

Independent Reserve, Australian Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange

Invest in crypto with confidence

Enjoy 24/7 local support and world-class security. We provide you with all the features you need to securely invest on Australia’s trusted and award-winning crypto exchange.

For all investors

Trusted by over 300,000 investors, including individuals, businesses, asset managers, family offices, and SMSFs.

Instant deposits

Instant 24/7 AUD deposits via bank transfer, PayPal, debit or credit cards. You can also deposit USD and NZD using SWIFT.

Invest your way

We offer you simple and advanced ways to trade. Including limit orders, dollar-cost averaging, leveraged trading, API and OTC.

Lower fees

Enjoy free deposits and low trading fees, starting from 0.5% and going down to 0.02%.

Detailed reporting

Compliant, audit-friendly reporting, and a tax estimator powered by KPMG.

Mobile app

Buy, sell and store your crypto safely anywhere, anytime with the Independent Reserve app.

How to invest in crypto

It takes just a few minutes to start.

  • 1. Create account

    Securely create your personal, SMSF or business account and verify your identity.

  • 2. Deposit funds

    Instant deposits using PayID, bank transfer, PayPal, debit or credit cards.

  • 3. Start investing

    Buy, sell and track your crypto portfolio on your desktop or mobile device.

Australia’s most trusted crypto OTC desk

Our over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk offers deeper liquidity and a private, more personalised service for SMSFs, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals who need to fill large orders that might be too price disruptive on open markets at exchanges.

Whether you are looking to trade Bitcoin, Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies OTC for $50,000, $1,000,000 or $10,000,000, our industry-leading desk will provide you with seamless trade execution and settlement services that are discrete, secure and ultra-competitive.

Buy Bitcoin and crypto OTC in Australia
Independent Reserve, Australian Bitcoin & crypto exchange portal and mobile app

We keep your assets safe, that is our promise

Doing things the right way is our core principle.


We engage external auditors to undertake an annual audit of our financial statements in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards. This includes verification of all fiat and crypto balances held in custody on behalf of clients.


We’ve built world-class operational systems to secure your data and crypto: two-factor authentication, email alerts, and encryption. We conduct regular penetration testing to ensure the integrity of our systems.

Segregated funds

Our customer funds are held separately from our company’s operational funds. We do not use customer assets and funds for investments. We just hold it for when you need it.

ISO 27001 certified

ISO 27001 is a globally recognised security management certification. It demonstrates that our people, processes, tools, and systems adhere to a globally recognised standard.

24/7 support

Whether you’re a novice or an expert, if you need assistance, our dedicated team is here to help you 24/7.

Gold certified

By demonstrating best practices in our systems and processes to keep your data and assets safe, we are a Blockchain Australia Gold Certified cryptocurrency exchange.

Manage your portfolio on the go

Buy, sell and manage your crypto safely anywhere, anytime with the Independent Reserve app.

Independent Reserve crypto exchange mobile app

Trusted by global partners

  • KPMG
  • Bloomberg
  • Iress
  • Fireblocks
  • BGL
  • PayPal

First choice for SMSFs

We are trusted by thousands of SMSFs to buy, sell and store crypto. We provide:

  • A streamlined banking solution
  • Compliant, audit-friendly reporting
  • Premium grade security
  • OTC trading desk
Australia’s first choice for SMSFs, trustees and custodians

Official Crypto Exchange of the Sydney Swans

Tom McCartin and Dane Rampe

Join over 300,000 happy customers

Awards & Recognition

  • Blockchain Australia Digital Exchange of The Year
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019 Australia Winner
  • Financial Review Lists 2018 100 Fast
  • Financial Review Most Innovative Companies
  • Financial Times High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2020

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