Coinbase Experiencing Extended Outages, Including for Credit Card

The company said it is actively working on the issue and plans to post an update soon.

Oct 27, 2021 at 9:04 p.m. UTC
Updated Oct 27, 2021 at 9:33 p.m. UTC

Crypto trading platform Coinbase was experiencing extended outages on Wednesday that were affecting access to its Coinbase and Coinbase Pro platforms as well as its credit card.

  • On its status page Coinbase was reporting a major outage of its Coinbase credit card and partial outages of its website, mobile apps and API.
  • According to Downdetector, Coinbase has been experiencing a high level of outage reports since 17:00 UTC (3 p.m. ET).
  • The company tweeted at 17:45 UTC, “We are aware that some customers are having issues accessing Coinbase and Coinbase Pro. We are actively working on the issue and will post an update soon.” It followed that up with a tweet at 18:09 UTC saying, “Trades and transactions may be delayed due to the ongoing issue. We’re all hands on deck to get this resolved as soon as possible. Stay tuned for updates.”

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