How to Sell USD Coin (USDC)

Instantly sell USDC with Kraken

No longer interested in participating in the USD Coin ecosystem? Ready to cash in on some of the earnings you have received in USDC on various DeFi protocols? Or maybe you just want to pursue another trading strategy? Kraken makes it easy for you to sell USDC directly for ether (ETH), or government issued currencies like U.S. Dollars (USD) and Euros (EUR).

Kraken offers over 150 trading pairs in total, so depending on how you decide to sell USD Coin USDC, you can gain exposure to a wide range of other assets. 


Ready to start?

If you’re more advanced and looking to get right in and start trading, go ahead and sell some USDC!

Why sell USD Coin (USDC)?

  • Adjust your long-term crypto strategy

  • Capture gains from participating in various DeFi protocols with USDC

  • Exchange USDC for other crypto or cash

  • Stop accepting USDC as a means of payment

New to crypto?

For more details on how OXT derives its value, read our official “What is USDC?” guide.

How to sell USD Coin (USDC)

If you’re ready to go ahead and sell USDC, follow these simple steps below:

  1. Sign up for a Kraken account.
    You just need an email address, username and a strong password.

  2. Verify your account.
    All you need is your name, birth date, country of residence and a phone number.

  3. Send USDC to your Kraken Address
    If you want to sell USDC for another cryptocurrency (like ETH or BTC), first you’ll need to create a deposit address in your Kraken account. Depositing USDC on Kraken is as easy as transferring it to any cryptocurrency address.

    If instead you want to sell USDC for cash (like USD or EUR), you’ll need to send us identification and proof-of-residence documents. Learn more about our different verification levels here.

  4. Sell USDC
    Once your account has received funding, you can begin selling USDC and other cryptocurrencies on Kraken.

    Simply open the New Order page, fill out the order form and click SELL. Check our USDC price charts to time the market for the best possible selling times.

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Start selling USDC

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