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Solana (SOL) staking guide on Coinbase Prime

  • Validator types that you can use to stake asset on Coinbase Prime:

    • Coinbase Custody public validator: No

    • Coinbase Cloud public validator: Yes

    • Coinbase Cloud dedicated validator: Yes

  • Ability to stake to multiple validator addresses: No

  • Ability to change validator without unbonding and restaking: No

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*Third-party website provided for information only. Coinbase hasn't verified and doesn't guarantee the accuracy of information, including minimum requirements, staking maximums, and reward rates, provided on www.stakingrewards.com.

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Staking minimums and maximum

  • Estimated rewards rate: 5.90% - rewards rates vary - visit https://www.stakingrewards.com/cryptoassets* for current estimated reward rates

  • Estimated reward payout: Epoch | 2 days - Rewards may not settle in specified account for an additional duration depending on network conditions and batching rewards

  • Delegator reward compound: Automatic

*Third-party website provided for information only. Coinbase hasn't verified and doesn't guarantee the accuracy of information, including minimum requirements, staking maximums, and reward rates, provided on www.stakingrewards.com.

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Staking rewards 

  • Warm up period: 2 - 4 days

  • Unbonding period: 2 - 4 days

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Staking unbonding periods 

Slashing coverage available when using:

  • Coinbase Custody public validator: No

  • Coinbase Cloud public validator: No

  • Coinbase Cloud dedicated validator: No

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Staking slashing coverage 

Ability to stake when using the following entity:

  • Coinbase Custody Trust Company, LLC: Yes

  • Coinbase Custody International, Ltd.: Yes

  • Coinbase Germany GmBH: Yes

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Staking availability by Coinbase Prime entities

  • Ability to unstake assets: Yes; subject to unbonding period

  • Ability to change staking amounts: No

  • Ability to add new principal funds to a staked wallet: Yes, but funds can't be staked to the wallet unless you unstake the staked balance and then restake the new balance. You won’t generate rewards when you unstake assets due to the unbonding period. You can create a new wallet to stake new funds instead of adding them to an existing staked wallet to continue generating rewards.

  • Partial amounts allowed: No

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Fees charged when using the following validator types:

  • Coinbase Custody public validator: Not applicable - unable to delegate to validator type

  • Coinbase Cloud public validator: 8%

  • Coinbase Cloud dedicated validator: Subscription, participatory, and service fee vary. Reach out to your Account Manager or Prime Operations team for more information

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Staking pricing and fees

  • Consensus requirements: General consensus approvals required for all staking activities

  • Withdrawer key: Yes

  • Solana credit: 0.05 SOL is credited by Coinbase Prime when you create a staking wallet. You can’t use the staking wallet until the credit is added to your account. The credit is used when you initiate staking to cover the protocol’s transaction fees. The transaction which will reflect in your activity information. You can’t withdraw the credit from your staking wallet.

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Consensus settings on Coinbase Prime

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