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Cryptocurrencies now available for purchase at post offices

All information is available at kripto.posta.hr

ZAGREB, 12 November 2021 – After introducing the service of purchasing cryptocurrencies at selected post offices almost two years ago, the Croatian Post has now expanded the service to the sale of cryptocurrencies as well. Cryptocurrencies can be purchased or sold at more than 50 selected post offices covering all counties.

11 cryptocurrencies can currently be traded at post offices: Bitcoin, Ripple, Stellar, Ether, Eos, Bitcoin Cash, Dai, USDT, USD Coin, Polkadot and Kusama. With the introduction of the option to purchase cryptocurrencies, selected post offices have become central locations for cryptocurrency trade at numerous locations in Croatia. The exchange of cryptocurrencies is carried out in cooperation with the Croatian company Electrocoin, which runs the bitcoin-mjenjacnica.hr service.

Users also have the Crypto Center at their disposal, a special website that combines all Croatian Post services related to cryptocurrencies. The website also features an exchange rate list, information on how to buy and sell a given cryptocurrency, as well as an interactive map with the addresses of post offices where this service is available.

The website also offers crypto-stamps, another novelty offered by the Croatia Post to bring domestic philately closer to new technological trends – the NFT market. The three issues of the crypto-stamps that were put into circulation included a total of 3,000 exclusive stamps that could only be purchased with cryptocurrencies, and which have been sold out in the meantime. Crypto-stamps can also be purchased at major post offices and at https://www.epostshop.hr/.

Zagreb, 11th of December 2019 – Following a successful implementation and positive results of the pilot project for cryptocurrency exchange in post offices in Zadar, Croatian post is extending this service to a total of 55 post offices in all Croatian counties.

Starting December 11, all Croatian and foreign service users will be able to convert their cryptocurrencies to HRK in just a few simple steps. After you submit a request, a QR code will be scanned and you will receive cash at a post office. Exchange is available for the five most commonly used cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Stellar, Ripple and EOS. Detailed information about all services is available at crypto.posta.hr.

The pilot-project has shown that there is an interest for this type of service, which is why Croatian Post will introduce the service of cryptocurrency exchange at post offices across the country. In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of cryptocurrency users, who very often plan to travel to those places where they can convert their digital money to the national currency. Due to a wide range of possibilities this service offers, the numerous guests visiting Croatia will find our cities even more interesting.

A list of all post offices providing this service can be found at the Crypto Center portal  crypto.posta.hr), which also includes a calculator. You can use the calculator to find out the amount of HRK you will receive by Croatian post for your cryptocurrencies in a simple and quick way. Cryptocurrency exchange is carried out in cooperation with Electrocoin, a Croatian company that has been successfully running the bitcoin-mjenjacnica.hr service for 5 years.

In the future, we also plan to introduce the option to buy cryptocurrencies at Croatian post’s offices, thus making them the central points for cryptocurrency transactions across Croatia.

Digitisation is one of our development strategies and a driver of numerous business projects. By entering the digital currency market, Croatian post confirms its status as one of the leaders of digital transformation. Croatian post focuses on all the innovations brought by Industry 4.0, which is why our teams are currently working on AI, robots, augmented reality, data analysis and the internet of things (IoT).