Stripe partnership. Buying Lumens and other crypto with LOBSTR

Modified on Fri, 26 Apr at 12:18 PM

With LOBSTR, you can purchase cryptocurrency (XLM, BTC, ETH, etc.) instantly through our partnership with StripeLearn more about Link by Stripe

To top up your wallet balance via Link by Stripe, use the 'Buy Crypto' option on the LOBSTR web.


You can also buy Stellar lumens (XLM) or other cryptocurrencies via Link on this page even if you don't have an account in LOBSTR.

Here are a few tips that may be of assistance when buying XLM or other crypto via Link by Stripe:


Service availability


At the moment, purchasing cryptocurrencies via Link by Stripe is only available in the United States (excluding Hawaii). Support for more regions is coming soon so stay tuned. Learn more


Link by Stripe supports the following payment methods:

  • Debit cards
  • Credit cards
  • ACH direct debit
  • Google Pay


You can currently purchase the following cryptocurrencies: 

  • XLM
  • USDC (Stellar)
  • BTC
  • ETH
  • SOL*
  • USDC (Ethereum)
  • USDC (Solana)*
  • USDC (Polygon)*

*Not currently available in NY state

At the moment, USD is the only fiat currency you can use to purchase crypto with Link.

- The minimum purchase amount is 1 USD.


- The maximum amount for one transaction is 3750 USD



- The processing fees for buying crypto via Link can depend on the selected payment method and amount and can be as low as 4% per transaction. 

- The network fees are required to validate your purchase on the blockchain. They’re dynamically calculated based on blockchain network conditions and can be as low as $0.01.

- The final fees will be shown in more detail before you make a purchase. 

Please refer to the Link by Stripe FAQ with further questions, or contact the Link support team if you have questions related to the Link by Stripe service.

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