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Overview of fees on Kraken
Below is a summary of all the fees we do and do not charge at These are different from the fees on Kraken Futures.
Funding fees
Funding fees make up for the costs associated with us accepting deposits or sending withdrawals.
Trading fees
Our main service matches orders from clients who want to buy cryptocurrencies with orders from clients who want to sell cryptocurrencies (or vice versa).Trading fees are charged when your order is executed (matched with another client's order). Orders that are cancelled before being executed (also known as "untouched" orders) do not incur any fees. If you are trading using leverage (an optional, advanced feature), additional margin opening and rollover fees will apply.
Instant Buy fees
Kraken fees for buying, selling, or converting assets using Instant Buy/Sell Services, which include custom orders and recurring transactions, consist of a displayed fee and, where applicable, a spread which is included in the price. Fees may differ depending on the selected payment method (e.g. account balance, card, ACH). Spreads may be determined based on a combination of factors, including market conditions, asset, order size, type of trade, participation in Kraken's VIP program, and trading and custodial activity.
We do not charge fees for the following: