How do I deposit my local currency to Kraken?
This article is for clients using the Kraken interface ( 
If you are using Kraken Pro ( to deposit click here.
Prevent deposit delays
If required and shown in the deposit instructions, make sure your deposit includes a reference to your Kraken Public account ID which starts with AA and is 16 characters long.

Video guides: 

How to Deposit USD
How to Deposit EUR
How to Deposit CAD
How to Deposit GBP
How to Deposit AUD

Deposit instructions: 

  1. 1
    Sign in to your Kraken account and click Deposit.
    If you do not yet have a Kraken account you can create one here.
    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 currency you wish to deposit and click on it, in this example we will be using US Dollar (USD). 
  3. 3
    Enter the amount you wish to deposit and select your preferred Funding Provider from the drop-down menu. If you are only shown one option, you can skip this step and continue. 
  4. 4
    Review the Additional information section and more about deposits to ensure you are depositing correctly. 
    • Various banks have different requirements, so please contact your bank directly for specific instructions on how to complete the deposit.
    • To help your deposit go smoothly, use our deposit checklist before sending any funds.
  5. 5
    Navigate to your online bank to deposit from your account to Kraken. To prevent errors, we suggest copying our bank account details directly to your bank or financial institution.
  6. 6
    Review our cash deposit options (fees, minimums and processing times) to check processing times for your payment.

Related articles:

If you are using the Kraken app follow the instructions found in this article. To fund your account with the Kraken Pro app follow the steps found in this article