Announcement: As of March 13, 2019 Coinbase will add Stelar Lumens (XLM) to our supported assets. Coinbase customers in qualifying countries will now be able to buy, sell, send, and receive XLM at Coinbase and Coinbase Pro. For info about which products and regions will support the new asset, please see our Supported Digital Currencies page. Please note, XLM is currently in transfer-only mode.
XLM is the cryptocurrency used by the Stellar distributed ledger, which facilitates cross-asset transfers of value. XLM can function as an intermediary currency in transactions involving different currencies in use on the XLM network.
Coinbase customers from eligible regions can buy XLM from Coinbase and Coinbase Pro. To see which regions support trading XLM, please see our Supported Digital Currencies page.
Purchased XLM will be displayed as an asset within your Coinbase wallet in your Accounts page on Coinbase.com or in the Coinbase mobile app.
There is no minimum purchase amount of XLM on Coinbase.
Yes, however, XLM utilizes Destination Tag technology and a Memo is required to send XLM to Coinbase. Incorrectly inputting the Memo will result in permanent loss of funds. For more information on Memos, visit our help page.
If you attempt to send XLM to Coinbase without a Memo your funds will not be received. Please contact the exchange that you sent the funds from for help.
Is there a minimum amount to send?
There is no minimum amount required to send funds to Coinbase. However, most exchanges charge a minimum of 2 XLM to send XLM. Sending XLM from Coinbase requires a minimum send of 2 XLM.
Please note, Coinbase does not support Federation for XLM.
What is a Memo?
A memo is type of Destination Tag that is used with XLM transactions. To send XLM to Coinbase, customers must use the XLM memo associated with thier XLM Coinbase wallet. Customers can send XLM from Coinbase using a memo ID or memo Text.
For more information on how Memos work, please visit our help page.
Destination Tag/Memo FAQ
Using Destination Tag/Memo on Coinbase
Using Destination Tag/Memo on Coinbase Pro