How to withdraw funds from your Kraken account
This article is for clients using the Kraken Pro site (

If you are looking for information on how to withdraw funds on, you can find out how here!

Withdrawal hold

Certain deposits, such as first time ACH purchases, debit or credit card purchases or digital wallet purchases will trigger a temporary (72 hour) withdrawal hold on the account, for security purposes.

For enhanced security, debit and credit card purchases using USD may experience the 72 hour lock discussed above on all purchases, not just your first purchase.

The below instructions show how to make a withdrawal via the site.  If you are using the Kraken Pro app then follow these instructions.

Step by step withdrawal instructions

  1. 1
    Sign in to your Kraken account and navigate to the Portfolio tab.
  2. 2
    Click Withdraw and use the Search bar to find your preferred currency.
  3. 3
    Select a Method from the drop-down menu. If you are only shown one option, you can skip this step and continue with step 4; or follow the instructions for withdrawing funds with Etana Custody or Synapse.
  4. 4
    Add a new withdrawal account.
    • Click on Continue.
    • Fill in your bank account details (all fields are mandatory) and click on Add withdrawal account.
    • Description can be whatever you like so you can easily remember this bank account. This description must be unique, not used on any other withdrawal method in your Kraken account.
    • Name on account is the bank account holder name, which must match the verified name or entity on this Kraken account.
    • Please refer to our frequently asked questions for more information about the different requirements.
  5. 5
    Request a withdrawal.  
    • Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3.
    • Scroll to the bottom of the page, and select the bank account from the drop-down menu.
    • Enter the amount you wish to withdraw and click on Review Withdrawal.
    • Do not use punctuations or currency symbols (use 1000 instead of €1,000).
    • Check that the details are correct and then Confirm the withdrawal.
  6. 6
    To help your withdrawal go smoothly:  
    • Ensure that you are not withdrawing to a third-party payments processor.
    • Check that your bank or financial institution meets the requirements of your selected Funding Provider.
    • Only use a bank account under your control, where the name matches the verified name or entity on your Kraken account.