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Transparent low commissions with no added spreads, markups or custody fees. Seamlessly access crypto markets through IBKR's professional grade platforms.

While other crypto exchanges and brokers charge trading fees as high as 2.00% of trade value or more, and add spreads or markups to the cryptocurrency price, cryptocurrency trading with Paxos on Interactive Brokers' platform has a low commission of just 0.12% to 0.18% of trade value1 with a USD 1.75 minimum per order (but the minimum is subject to a cap of 1% of trade value). Plus, there are no added spreads, markups, or custody fees. Cryptocurrency trade execution and custody are provided by Paxos Trust Company.1

Monthly Trade Value (USD)2 Fee
≤ 100,000 0.18% * Trade Value
100,000.01 - 1,000,000 0.15% * Trade Value
> 1,000,000 0.12% * Trade Value
Minimum per order USD 1.75, but no more than 1% of Trade Value


  1. Paxos will charge a commission on every trade of 18 bps of trade value, subject to a USD 1.75 minimum commission on any executed order. IBKR receives a portion of that commission as a referral fee from Paxos. Above the monthly volume tiers shown above (or for any order charged a commission exceeding 1% of trade value), customers will receive rebates from IBKR of a portion of the referral fee, such that the customer's effective commission rate will be the lesser of the commission shown above or 1% of the trade value.


    • Capital gains tax may apply.
    • Neither IBUK nor any of its affiliates are party to any transactions in digital assets and do not custody digital assets on your behalf. Paxos Trust Company LLC ("Paxos") is your counterparty to any transactions in digital assets, and any positions in digital assets are custodied solely with Paxos and held in an account in your name outside of IBUK. Paxos is a New York Limited Trust Company and is regulated by the NY Department of Financial Services.
    • Digital assets held with Paxos are NOT protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) or the U.S. Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Cryptoassets are not subject to regulation beyond anti-money laundering requirements.
    • Trading in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, is especially risky and is only for individuals with a high risk tolerance and the financial ability to sustain losses. For more information about the risks surrounding the trading of Digital Assets, please see the "Disclosure of Risks of Trading Digital Assets".
    • For more information about eligibility to trade digital assets with Paxos, please see the FAQ.

  • IBKR may change these rates at any time in its sole discretion. Commission rates may also vary by program or arrangement. Restrictions apply. The published rates are for direct clients of IBKR. Clients introduced through another broker or managed by an advisor may pay additional commissions set by their introducing broker or advisor. Clients should contact their introducing broker or advisor about the rates that will apply to their account.

The risk of loss in online trading of stocks, options, futures, currencies, foreign equities, and fixed income can be substantial. Options are not suitable for all investors. For more information, read the "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options".

Your capital is at risk and your losses may exceed the value of your original investment.

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Reference Number 208159.

Cryptoassets are unregulated in the UK. Interactive Brokers (U.K) Limited ("IBUK") is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority as a cryptoassets firm under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017.

Interactive Brokers LLC is regulated by the US SEC and CFTC and is a member of the SIPC ( compensation scheme;
products are only covered by the UK FSCS in limited circumstances.

Before trading, customers must read the relevant risk disclosure statements on our Warnings and Disclaimers page.

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