Crypto Asset Custody for Institutions

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Coinbase Custody is a qualified custodian

Coinbase Custody operates as a standalone, independently-capitalized business to Coinbase, Inc. Coinbase Custody is a fiduciary under NY State Banking Law. All digital assets are segregated and held in trust for the benefit of our clients.

The world’s most trusted cold storage

Segregated cold storage

Dedicated on-chain addresses secured by Coinbase’s battle-tested cold storage.

Insurance

The industry’s leading insurance policy.

Financial & security controls

We undergo regular financial and security audits by external firms.

  • SOC 1 Type II
  • SOC 2 Type II

Network Participation

Staking

As many funds act as a fiduciary to their investors, earning rewards through Delegated Proof of Stake (staking) activities has always been difficult due to risk. As the first custodian to offer staking from safe, offline storage of assets, Coinbase Custody changes this calculus.

Governance

Much like Coinbase Custody is enabling safe staking for the first time, participating in governance activities like voting on protocol measures is now possible while assets are kept offline. We currently offer support for Maker Governance, with support for more networks coming soon.

Support for the assets you care about

Coinbase Custody aims to support all the crypto assets that institutional investors care about and more.

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Built for institutions

Dedicated Coverage

Client service from Coinbase's Institutional Coverage team in London, Dublin, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

SLAs on fund transfers

Industry leading four hour withdrawal SLAs.

Robust Reporting

Audited statements and customized reporting for both you and your administrators.

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"Coinbase's suite of institutional products is moving the industry forward by allowing fund managers and institutional investors to focus on what they do best - investing. I am excited to be partnering with Coinbase for Autonomous Partners' custodial needs."

Arianna Simpson

Arianna Simpson

MANAGING DIRECTOR, AUTONOMOUS PARTNERS

Seamless integration with Coinbase Pro institutional trading platform

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Coinbase Custody?

Launched in 2018, Coinbase Custody offers clients access to the secure, institutional-grade offline storage solution that has been used by Coinbase’s exchange business since 2012. Coinbase Custody is an independent, NYDFS-regulated entity built on Coinbase’s crypto-first DNA, offering the most sophisticated and reliable custody solution in the world.

Is Coinbase Trust a regulated entity?

Yes. We are regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), and operate as an independently capitalized entity, Coinbase Trust Company, LLC.

How is Coinbase Custody different from a traditional custodian?

While we offer a custody solution designed from the ground up for the unique challenges of storing crypto assets, we operate very similarly to traditional custodial services. We are overseen by the same regulators, held to the same capital requirements, and audited in the same way as a traditional financial custodian.

What crypto assets can I store with you?

We offer an array of assets and are always adding more. See our asset page for an up-to-date list of the assets you can store with Coinbase Custody.

Still have questions? View our FAQs

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