In order to participate in on-chain staking on Kraken, you must meet certain eligibility criteria. Among other requirements outlined in our Terms of Service:
1. You must have an account with Kraken that is verified to the Starter level or higher.
2. You may not use on-chain staking if you are a resident or a citizen of a prohibited location, including the United States.
DISCLAIMER: KRAKEN IS NOT A BANK OR OTHER DEPOSITORY INSTITUTION. YOUR KRAKEN ACCOUNT IS NOT A DEPOSIT ACCOUNT OR A BANK ACCOUNT. THE ON-CHAIN STAKING PROGRAM IS NOT A DEPOSITORY OR BANK PROGRAM. NEITHER YOUR KRAKEN ACCOUNT NOR STAKED ASSETS ARE COVERED BY INSURANCE AGAINST LOSSES OR SUBJECT TO FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION (FDIC) OR SECURITIES INVESTOR PROTECTION CORPORATION (SIPC) PROTECTIONS OR THE PROTECTIONS OF ANY COMPARABLE ORGANIZATION ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. YOU SHOULD INFORM YOURSELF OF ANY LEGAL OR TAX CONSEQUENCES OF PARTICIPATING IN THE ON-CHAIN STAKING PROGRAM. KRAKEN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH CONSEQUENCES TO YOU.
For further information read our Terms of Service and feel free to contact our support team for any questions.