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What is a Bitcoin confirmation?
What is a Bitcoin confirmation?
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Written by Alexandre Roubaud
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A Bitcoin confirmation is the inclusion of a bitcoin transaction in a block on the Bitcoin blockchain. A bitcoin transaction is considered unconfirmed until it has been included in a block on the blockchain, at which point it has one confirmation. Each additional block is another confirmation.

Here are the number of confirmations that Bitstack requires to consider a Bitcoin transaction final on our platform.


Number of confirmations

Bitcoin (BTC)


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