Earn APR on your crypto

Hold crypto, earn rewards, it’s that easy. Make your crypto work for you.

Turn on Rewards in your account today

Rewards is a simple way to grow your crypto holdings with no additional effort. By turning on Rewards you can generate earnings with no lock-up periods, and your funds are always accessible. It's the easy way to get more out of your crypto.

Rewards is not available to US and UK clients.
Other geographic restrictions may apply.

Start earning

How it works

You can activate Rewards with one click in the Kraken or Kraken Pro app or website. Earnings are then generated by flex staking a portion of your eligible assets on-chain or allocating to our Opt-In Rewards program*. The APR rates shown are before applicable fees are deducted and are an estimate of rewards you could receive on the assets you hold.

Control your earnings

Always under your control

Your assets can be traded, withdrawn or used for margin trading** collateral at any time, there’s no lockup period.

Earn APR

Earn in the assets you hold

Whether you have Ether, Polkadot,
Cardano or any other, your weekly earnings will be paid out in that asset.

Earn automatically

Your assets grow automatically

Your weekly earnings are automatically 
added to your balances and compound 
over time.

Earn securely

Optimize the performance of your portfolio

With a single touch, generate passive income from assets that traditionally may be lying idle.

Sit back and watch your rewards accrue

* Allocation depends on asset types. Opt-In Rewards is available in select geos only.
** Geo restrictions apply.

Eligible assets

Rewards are available on the assets listed below. Earnings are paid out on a weekly basis in the same asset that earned them.

Kraken Pro

Want more control?

If you’re after more advanced options, visit our Pro Staking page. You’ll be able to manually choose how much of each individual asset to allocate and whether to use flexible or bonded staking. 

No earning limits with Kraken Pro

Kraken Rewards


  1. Who can use Rewards? 

  2. How do I turn Rewards on or off? 

  3. How much can I earn?

  4. When are my earnings paid out?

  5. What are the limits?

  6. Where can I see my rewards?

  7. What is staking?

  8. What are Opt-In Rewards?

  9. Can I use Rewards both in the regular and the Pro apps?

  10. Is there a fee for using Rewards?

  11. Do I need to pay tax on rewards generated by Rewards?

Ready to earn rewards?

Grow your assets in the Kraken apps

You’re seconds away from getting more out of your crypto. Use Rewards to automate your growth every day.

Turn on Rewards in your account today
Turn on Rewards in your account today

Rewards are generated by staking a portion of your eligible assets on chain, Kraken keeps the remainder unstaked for liquidity purposes. The Flex APR rates shown are net of applicable fees and are an estimate of rewards you could receive on all the assets you hold. Opt in Rewards is available in select geos only.

Reward rates are subject to change and compliance with Kraken’s terms and conditions. These materials are for general information purposes only and are not investment advice or a recommendation or solicitation to buy, sell, stake or hold any cryptoasset or to engage in any specific trading strategy. Some crypto products and markets are unregulated, and you may not be protected by government compensation and/or regulatory protection schemes. The unpredictable nature of the cryptoasset markets can lead to loss of funds. Tax may be payable on any return and/or on any increase in the value of your cryptoassets and you should seek independent advice on your taxation position. For more information, please see our Terms of Service.