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Where & how to stake
Near Protocol NEAR

Earn up to
8.04% APY

What you’ll learn

  1. 1

    How to stake Near Protocol

    An in-depth guide on the best way to stake NEAR.

  2. 2

    Statistics about Near Protocol staking

    We have a lot of data on staking Near Protocol and we share some of this with you.

  3. 3

    Other coins you can stake

    We show you some staking options with other coins that could be of interest.


Staking Near Protocol can be a great option for those who want to hold NEAR but earn yield in a safe way while contributing to the network. The steps can be a little daunting, especially the first time you do them. That’s why we’ve put this guide together for you.


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    Obtain Near Protocol (NEAR) tokens

    In order to stake Near Protocol, you need to have it. To obtain Near Protocol, you'll need to purchase it. You can choose from these popular exchanges.

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    Choose a Near Protocol wallet

    Once you have NEAR, you’ll need to choose a Near Protocol wallet to store your tokens. Ledger is always a good option.

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    Delegate your NEAR

    We recommend using a staking pool when staking NEAR. It’s simpler and faster to get up-and-running. A staking pool is a group of validators who combine their NEAR, which gives them a higher chance of validating transactions and earning rewards. You can do this through your wallet’s interface.

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    Start validating

    You’ll need to wait for your deposit to be confirmed by your wallet. Once it’s confirmed, you’ll automatically validate transactions on the Near Protocol network. You’ll be rewarded with NEAR for these validations.

What to be aware of

There are transaction and staking pool fees you need to consider. There can also be a waiting period before you start earning rewards. The staking pool will need to generate blocks, and this can take some time.

Latest movements

Near Protocol (NEAR) is currently priced at $6.47, with a 24-hour trading volume of $534.84M. In the last 24 hours, Near Protocol has seen an increase to 0.34. The market cap of Near Protocol stands at $5.94B, with 1.06B in circulation. For those looking to buy or trade Near Protocol, reputable platforms like OKX, Binance, Coinbase, BTSE, Kraken and YouHodler offer avenues to do so securely and efficiently.

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