About Fidelity Crypto

Getting started

  • What is Fidelity Crypto®?

    Fidelity Crypto® allows you to buy, sell, and secure cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum with as little as $1 and access both your traditional and crypto investments on Fidelity.com and the Fidelity Investments app. Custody and trading of crypto in a Fidelity Crypto® account are provided with institutional-level security by Fidelity Digital Assets

  • What is Fidelity Digital Assets?

    Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC (Fidelity Digital Assets) is chartered as a limited purpose trust company by the New York State Department of Financial Services to engage in virtual currency business (NMLS ID 1773897) and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FMR LLC. Fidelity Digital Assets offers an institutional-grade platform for trading and securing digital assets, beginning with bitcoin and ethereum.

  • What is the Fidelity Crypto® background pattern?

    The Fidelity Crypto® background pattern indicates when you’re interacting with your Fidelity Crypto® account or crypto market information offered by Fidelity Digital Assets.

  • Is Fidelity Crypto® a new cryptocurrency or a blockchain?

    Fidelity Crypto® is not a new cryptocurrency or a blockchain but is an account where you can buy and sell certain cryptocurrencies. Fidelity Digital Assets provides a proprietary custody and execution platform, which means it’s designed and owned by Fidelity Digital Assets. This platform is integrated with the Ethereum and Bitcoin networks, which are open-source blockchains. Private keys are stored in offline wallets, and any transfers from our platform to those wallets are done using blockchain technology.

  • Is Fidelity Crypto® available in my state?

    Check below to see if your state is eligible for Fidelity Crypto®. The good news is, even if you don't see your state on the list, Fidelity Digital Assets℠ is working hard to make services available in your state.

    Alabama
    Arkansas
    California
    Colorado
    Delaware
    Florida
    Idaho
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Kansas
    Kentucky
    Maine
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Montana
    Nebraska

    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New York
    North Dakota
    Ohio
    Oklahoma
    Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    South Carolina
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Texas
    Utah
    Vermont
    Virginia
    Washington
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming

  • Why is Fidelity Crypto® not available in my state?

    Fidelity Crypto® is available in states where Fidelity Digital Assets can serve customers. Fidelity Digital Assets is working to be able to operate in additional states.

  • What’s the difference between Fidelity Crypto® and Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC?

    Fidelity Crypto® is a cryptocurrency custody and trading service provided by Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC (Fidelity Digital Assets℠), which is chartered as a limited purpose trust company by the New York State Department of Financial Services to engage in virtual currency business (NMLS ID 1773897). Fidelity Crypto® gives you the opportunity to buy, sell, and secure certain cryptocurrencies through an account with Fidelity Digital Assets℠. Fidelity Digital Assets℠ is an affiliate of Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC (FBS), a registered broker-dealer. You can engage in securities trading through an FBS account, but FBS does not offer crypto currencies or provide trading or custody for such assets.

  • Could Fidelity Crypto® affect Fidelity Brokerage Services?

    Fidelity Crypto® is separate and distinct from Fidelity Brokerage Services, the broker-dealer platform where you invest in traditional assets like stocks, bonds, CDs, mutual funds, and ETFs. Fidelity Digital Assets provides accounts, custody, and trading for Fidelity Crypto®.

  • Can I buy spot or futures crypto in Fidelity Crypto® accounts ?

    Fidelity Crypto® accounts allow you to buy spot cryptocurrencies. Futures are not offered.

  • What cryptocurrencies can I custody in Fidelity Crypto® accounts?

    Fidelity Digital Assets℠ provides custody of bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin in Fidelity Crypto® accounts.

  • When can I trade more cryptocurrencies in a Fidelity Crypto® account?

    Fidelity Digital Assets continues to evaluate cryptocurrencies to expand trading opportunities with Fidelity Crypto®. As of today, bitcoin and ethereum are the top cryptocurrencies by market cap, meaning they hold the highest total value among all circulating cryptocurrencies

  • Can I buy crypto in my Fidelity IRA?

    Fidelity Crypto® accounts are only available for nonretirement registrations.

  • Can I open a Fidelity Crypto® account with a non-Fidelity advisor?

    If your advisor uses Fidelity Crypto® for Wealth Managers, contact your advisor to open your Fidelity Crypto® account. You’ll receive an email with instructions to open a Fidelity Crypto® account managed by your advisor, including a specific link and QR code.

  • Who can help with a Fidelity Crypto® account that was opened by my advisor?

    Only your financial advisor can help with your Fidelity Crypto® account and provide specific information about your accounts, fees, and trades. Please refer to the Fidelity Crypto® for Wealth Managers Customer Agreement, accessible through the Fidelity Crypto Agreements & Disclosures in your account profile on the Fidelity Investments® app and at the bottom of the account page on Fidelity.com.

  • Does Fidelity Crypto® offer staking?

    Fidelity Crypto® doesn't offer the ability to stake your cryptocurrency. Fidelity Digital Assets continues to explore additional features to enhance your experience with Fidelity Crypto®.

  • What is the difference between Fidelity® Wise Origin® Bitcoin Fund (FBTC) and Fidelity Crypto®

    The Fidelity® Wise Origin® Bitcoin Fund (FBTC) is an exchange-traded product offered by Fidelity Brokerage Services that seeks to track the performance of bitcoin. Fidelity Crypto® gives you the opportunity to directly buy, sell, and secure cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum through an account offered by Fidelity Digital Assets℠. Learn more about FBTC. This product is for investors with a high risk tolerance. It invests in a single asset, bitcoin, which is highly volatile and can become illiquid at any time. View the prospectus.