How To Buy Gold

How to buy gold in 5 easy steps

If you’re buying gold for the first time or feel that you need guidance on the best options available, then you can always call our expert team. We’ll talk you through how to buy gold and discuss the choices available. If you’re ready to buy online, then just follow the steps below to make your first purchase through

1. Register an account in seconds / log in

2. Select a product category from the four available

3. Add your gold to your basket

4. Pay using bank transfer, debit or credit card

5. Receive your metals to your door (or use our secure storage option)


Even if you’re not yet ready to purchase, you can sign up for a free account. We’ll provide you with expert tips and updates on how to buy gold, to keep you informed of market movements, special offers and relevant insights . Just click on the ‘register’ button, or log in to the site if you’re a returning user.


Physical Gold offer four different types of product categories: Pension Gold, Tax-Free Gold, VAT-Free Silver and a Monthly Saver. To buy gold or silver, simply select the product category you require.

Advice and guidance is available on each category page, including simple videos to help you to make your decision. Or you can always speak to us directly for one-to-one guidance.

We use different suppliers for the different product categories, enabling your purchase to be tax efficient and our prices low. To buy from multiple product categories, please complete your transaction for one product type before purchasing from another category. Then, just repeat steps two to five!


Add the quantity of your chosen category to your basket. You’re almost the proud owner of some beautiful precious metal.


We accept bank transfer or several types of debit and credit card. Simply input your payment and address details, as you would with any other online transaction. uses the 3D secure payment method, giving you extra protectinon and peace of mind.


If you’ve chosen to take delivery of your metals at your address, we’ll send them to you using fast, secure and discreet delivery. Let us know what you think when your coins or bars arrive! We’ll send you a review request and if you’re happy to leave your thoughts we’ll give you a discount code for future purchases! Making buying gold in the UK even cheaper.

If you’ve chosen to use our secure storage facility then we’ll send you storage documentation proving your legal ownership and detailing your gold’s insured segregated storage at our accredited vault. Learn more about our secure storage option here.

How To Buy Gold

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Buy Gold UK

Buying gold in the UK may seem like a daunting process for first time buyers, but adding some gold to your portfolio is as easy as doing your regular online shopping.

Because of our market credibility and purchasing power, we’re able to secure gold for you directly at a great price and, if required, store it for you as well. And our BNTA accreditation means you don’t need to worry about the quality of our gold (as you might at a high street merchant). We trade investment-grade gold only and even provide you with a certificate to prove it! And because we value our clients, you can always call us if you need that extra bit of guidance on any gold purchase.

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So as you can see, buying gold from, really couldn’t be easier. Just register for an account, select the type and quantity of gold you require, pay, and your gold will be delivered to your door or held in our secure vault.

If you need further help or any clarity along the way, then you can always call or email us. We pride ourselves on providing a personal service to our clients, so if you have any questions about gold investment, all you need to do is get in touch.


Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher formed physical Gold in 2008, after working in the financial industry for 20 years. He spent much of that time working within the new issue fixed income business at a top tier US bank. In this role, he traded a large book of fixed income securities, raised capital for some of the largest government, financial, and corporate institutions in the world and advised the leading global institutional investors. Daniel is CeFA registered and is a member of the Institute of Financial Planning.