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Deposit funds (cryptocurrency) from an external address to a trading or vault balance on Coinbase Prime

Who can use this feature?

You must have one of the following roles on to deposit or transfer funds (cryptocurrency) on your Coinbase Prime account: Administrator, Initiator, Authorized Signatory, or Full Trader.

You can deposit funds (cryptocurrency) from an external blockchain address to your trading balance or vault balance on Coinbase Prime. Including when you want to:

  • Transfer assets from another platform into Coinbase Prime

  • Accept assets for in-kind distributions

  • Accept assets for donations

Expand the sections below to learn how to deposit funds.

Warning:

Assets deposited or withdrawn to the wrong address or unsupported network may be permanently lost. Coinbase can’t recover these assets or funds.

  1. Sign in to Coinbase Prime.

  2. From the portfolio tab, search for the asset.

  3. Click Deposit.

    • You can also click the asset to open the asset page. From the asset page, under Trading Balance, click Deposit.

  4. Click Deposit from External Address.

  5. Review and select the appropriate destination address. Confirm you’re depositing the correct asset into the correct address.

  6. Click the copy icon or click View QR Code to copy the address.

    • If you’re transferring assets from another platform, you’ll initiate a withdrawal from that account and paste this address into the destination field.

    • If you’re accepting assets for an in-kind distribution or donation, share this address with the sending party.

Warning:

Assets deposited or withdrawn to the wrong address or unsupported network may be permanently lost. Coinbase can’t recover these assets or funds.

  1. Sign in to Coinbase Prime.

  2. From the portfolio tab, search for the asset.

  3. Click the asset to open the asset page.

  4. Under Vault Balance, next to the vault wallet you’d like to use, click Deposit.

  5. Click Deposit to Prime Wallet.

  6. Review and select the appropriate destination address.

    • Confirm you’re depositing the correct asset into the correct address. Assets deposited into the wrong address may be lost and unrecoverable. 

  7. Click the copy icon or click View QR Code to copy the address. 

    • If you’re transferring assets from another platform, you’ll initiate a withdrawal from that account and paste this address into the destination field.

    • If you’re accepting assets for an in-kind distribution or donation, share this address with the sending.

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