How to deposit cryptocurrencies to your Kraken account
This article is for clients using the Kraken interface (
Before being able to deposit any digital assets or cryptocurrencies, your account must first be verified to the Intermediate level or higher.

Deposit instructions:

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    Sign in to your Kraken account and click on the Deposit button on the home page. 
    1. 1
      You can also navigate to the Deposit page by clicking on the Transfer tab on the left hand side of the page.
    2. 2
      Search for the crypto you wish to deposit and click on it.
    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. 
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      Carefully read the deposit requirements and warnings provided on each individual currencies deposit page.
      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.
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      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.
      *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.
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      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.
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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: