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Kraken Affiliate program
Our standard payout is 20% of the trading fees collected from clients you refer to us . We are happy to discuss alternate payout models in the form of revenue share, CPA, flat placement fees, or a hybrid.
✓ Trading fee calculations include spot and futures trade fees, spot margin opening fees and spot margin rollover fees.
✓ Payouts are made via Impact directly to your bank account. You will receive the payment in your bank account's default currency.

Affiliates we're looking for

  • Personal finance and crypto content publishers
  • Content creators and influencers with audiences interested in crypto, personal finance, and investing
  • Sub-affiliate networks that are willing to share publisher sites and apps
We require pre-approval of sites and apps before joining the affiliate program
Please note that the following applications will be declined:
  • Partner Type "Offline" or "Other" with no additional context
  • Private social media accounts
  • Inactive sites
  • Irrelevant content
Affiliate Links
Please note that affiliate links are currently not compatible with browsers that are set to block Google Analytics or cookies. This includes Brave browser and browser extensions such as Ad Block Plus. For proper attribution, users must click your affiliate link and sign up on the same device and browser.
Kraken will not manually attribute referred users that are blocking Google Analytics or cookies. In order to ensure proper attribution of your referrals, please make certain they disable extensions & settings that block tracking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can only businesses become affiliates?
We are primarily seeking businesses to partner with. If you are an individual who wants to refer friends to Kraken, please check out our referral program.
How long before I can become an affiliate?
Once you submit the application form, it will be reviewed by our affiliate team. Applications are typically processed and approved within five business days.
You will receive a welcome email once your affiliate account is ready to go.
Where can I find my affiliate link?
When logging in to Impact after your application is approved, at the top right of the dashboard there is a "Create a Link" panel. Click on "Create" and you will be given a link. We also have a variety of banners available if you'd like to create a visual link for your website, blog or social media account.
What are "Partner Type" and "Property Type"?
"Partner Type" explains how you will promote Kraken to your audiences. Choose the type that best describes your affiliate marketing program.
"Property type" simply means where you will promote Kraken.
How long does it take for a referred user to show in my dashboard?
Successful referred conversions, or "actions", can take up to 72 hours to be reflected in your Kraken Affiliates dashboard.
Note: Generated revenue will not be displayed in the dashboard until the 15th day of the following month.
Why hasn't my referred conversion been credited?
Unfortunately affiliate links are currently not compatible with browsers that are set to block Google Analytics or cookies. 
This includes Brave browser and browser extensions such as Ad Block Plus. For proper attribution, referrals must click your affiliate link and sign up on the same device and browser.
Kraken will not manually attribute referred users that are blocking Google Analytics or cookies. In order to ensure proper attribution of your referred users, please make certain they disable extensions & settings that block tracking.
How long does it take for earnings to show up in my dashboard?
Fee Revenue is updated on a daily basis with a 3-4 day reporting delay. For commission payouts, if a referred user trades on Oct 1st generating you $10 in revenue, you will see this reflected as your earnings for Oct 1st on your dashboard by Oct 5th. Funds will be available to view in your Impact account by the 15th of the following month and payments are processed 14 days later on the 29th.
Are Kraken Futures fees included in the revenue I earn from referrals?
Yes, futures trade fees are included in referral revenue. Funding rate payments and conversion fees are not included. 
If you have any other questions, please email [email protected] with your inquiries.