Why do I see a “Balance is insufficient for a withdrawal.” message? (CAD)

This error occurs when there is an insufficient amount of funds in your chosen currency. If you are looking to withdraw CAD to your bank account, you must first have CAD in your Kraken account.

To see how much CAD is in your account:

  • Go to the Trade > Overview page.
  • In the Balances table, look at the Canadian Dollar (CAD) row — not the Total (CAD) row!

The Total row will display the total value of all the currencies in your account, represented by the quote currency of the trading pair you currently have selected


If you do not have CAD in your account to withdraw, you will either have to: