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How to create an account on Kraken
This article is for clients using Kraken (
If you are looking for information on creating an account on Kraken Pro, you can find out how here!
Creating a Kraken account is the first step towards accessing the services that Kraken offers.
  1. 1
    Make sure you are visiting the official Kraken site on
  2. 2
    Click on the Create Account button in the upper-right corner.
  3. 3
    Enter your email address and a strong password (see password tips & requirements) on the signup form.
  4. 4
    Read our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tick the agree box (if you agree), and then click the Create account button.
  5. 5
    You should receive an activation email containing an activation key. If you do not receive an activation email, please try these troubleshooting steps
  6. 6
    Enter your activation key on the account activation form or alternatively complete activation by clicking the link in the email.
  7. 7
    Confirm your password, complete the captcha if asked and click the Activate Account button.
  8. 8
    Congratulations! You have successfully created your Kraken account and you’re ready to get started.