How to import data via Kraken API key?

How do I get my Kraken API key?

  1. Log into your Kraken account.
  2. Click in the top-right corner on your profile and select Security followed by API.
  3. Click on Add Key and grant the API key permissions only "Query Ledger Entries""Query Open Orders & Trades""Query Closed Orders & Trades", "Query Funds" and "Export Data" as shown in the image below.
  4. Do not use IP whitelisting for now.


  5. Now finish by selecting Generate key.
  6. Your API key and Secret are now visible in the API-List.
    Your Secret is now shown only once and available to copy!
  7. To import your data, you must first create a Depot in the Blockpit Web App.
    To do so, click the top menu item on Create New and select Add Depot.
  8. Select Kraken from the list of exchanges, and then copy the API key and the Secret into the designated fields. Confirm your entries by clicking Create.

Kraken Futures transactions must be imported into a separate Blockpit Depot following these instructions.


Which data can be imported via Kraken API?

Your complete transaction history always serves as the basis for your tax report. Preferably, automatic API solutions are used to import your transactions. Our team is committed to implementing all API data provided by your exchange for you.

Using the following list, you can identify all products that are implemented:


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check.png Deposits & Withdrawals
check.png Fee Payments
check.png Converts
check.png Spot Market Trades
check.png Earn & Funding: Rewards & Distributions (Staking, Lending, Airdrops, Bounties, Hardforks)


Internal transfers from Parachain Auctions are imported as unlinked Deposits and Withdrawals and must be excluded manually)

In case of missing transactions, you can identify them in the history of your exchange and help our support team via ticket to include them in our import spectrum.


Asset Balance Display:

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Please note the information about how the asset balance is calculated in this article.
If balances are not displayed or are displayed incorrectly, you can help our support team via Ticket to add them to our API import scope.

Here you will find instructions on how to create an API-Depot in Blockpit.


Will Kraken automatically deduct the tax for me?

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