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March 13, 2023

How to close a Kraken Account

A step-by-step guide on how to delete your Kraken account

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So you’ve decided to close your Kraken account. By this point, you’ve probably realized higher fees, slower customer support, and frequent system outages on Kraken are spoiling your entire crypto experience.

Hence, we are here to help you in the process of closing your Kraken account and helping you select a better crypto platform.

Things to Do before you close your Kraken Account

  1. As a Kraken user, you will have some crypto in your Kraken account. Before closing your account, you must withdraw crypto from your Kraken account to another crypto app. Also, withdraw any USD balances. Your total balance should be less than $1.
  1. You can withdraw your crypto to centralized exchanges like Gemini, Binance US, etc., or noncustodial wallets like Ledger, Metamask, etc. Alternatively, you can choose to withdraw your crypto to Juno by creating an account.
  1. Follow the necessary withdrawal process, and transfer your coins, one at a time, from Kraken. Depending on the network congestion, your crypto will be transferred in a few minutes to hours.

How to close or delete your Kraken Account

Closing your Kraken account is a simple step-by-step process that can be done directly on its website by reaching out to Kraken customer support.

  1. Open your Kraken Account, click your profile icon, and select support.
  1. Under the support section, scroll down and click on the link ‘Contacting Kraken support.
  1. You will be redirected to a new page, where you have to submit a ticket request.
  1. After clicking, select ‘other category’. Now, under the category, select the reason ‘Close account.’ Check all the boxes. Next, select the reason for closing the account, you can select one or multiple reasons. Once done, you can submit the request.
  1. In a few days, you will get the confirmation via email from Kraken that your account is deactivated.

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Kunal Shivalkar
Kunal Shivalkar
Kunal is a crypto native marketer and content writer

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