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How to deposit cryptocurrencies to your Kraken account
This article is for clients using the Kraken interface (kraken.com) For Kraken Pro users check out this article.
Before being able to deposit any digital assets or cryptocurrencies, your account must first be verified to the Intermediate level or higher.

Video guides for specific crypto:

How to deposit Bitcoin (BTC)
How to deposit Cardano (ADA)
How to deposit Ethereum (ETH)
How to deposit Dogecoin (DOGE)
How to deposit Polkadot (DOT)
How to deposit Solana (SOL)
How to deposit Tether (USDT)
How to deposit USD Coin (USDC)

Deposit instructions:

  1. 1
    Sign in to your Kraken account and click on the Deposit button on the home page. 
    ConsumerWeb_HomePageDeposit.png
    You can also navigate to the Deposit page by clicking on the Transfer tab on the left hand side of the page.
    ConsumerWeb_TransferButton.png
  2. 2
    Search for the crypto you wish to deposit and click on it.
    ConsumerWeb_SearchBTC.png
  3. 3
    If it is your first time depositing, then you will have to generate a new deposit address. Click the Generate deposit address button. 
    ConsumerWeb_GenerateDepositAddress.png
  4. 4
    Carefully read the deposit requirements and warnings provided on each individual currencies deposit page.
    ConsumerWeb_DepositInfo.png
    Some cryptocurrencies can be sent via multiple different networks. Make sure you are using a network and cryptocurrency we support so that funds are not lost.
  5. 5
    Click the copy icon, and paste the address (and if applicable, other details*) into the platform or wallet from which the funds will be sent. Do not type the address by hand.
    ConsumerWeb_CopyDepositAddress.png
    *For certain cryptocurrencies, you will need to include more details than just the address:
    • Ripple (XRP) deposits need a ‘destination tag
    • Lumens (XLM) deposits need a 'memo' if you do not use a muxed address 
    • Stacks (STX) deposits need a 'memo'
    • EOS deposits need a 'memo'
    Alternatively, you can also use the provided ‘QR code’. IMPORTANT: If you use the QR code for STX, XRP and XLM ensure the tag/memo is included. For EOS, the memo will need to be manually typed in.
  6. 6
    Once you have initiated a valid transaction from your wallet, the deposit will be credited to your account when the minimum number of required confirmations has been reached.
Note:
Related articles:

Sending cryptocurrencies from other exchanges

Below are links to support articles (not created by Kraken) from a variety of exchanges that our clients have found helpful when sending funds to Kraken: