Fees and Taxes

Account Creation Fee

Account Creation and Maintenance FeeFREE

JPY Deposit and Withdrawal Fees

JPY Deposit Fees

Bank Transfer FeesAmount for Each Bank

Quick deposit fee (Through SBI Sumishin Net Bank)

Free

Quick deposit fee (Other than SBI Sumishin Net Bank)

330 JPY (tax included) per deposit

JPY Withdrawal Fees

For customers of Mitsui Sumitomo Bank

Withdrawals less than 30,000 JPY 220 JPY (tax included)
Withdrawals of at least 30,000 JPY 440 JPY (tax included)

For customers of banks other than Mitsui Sumitomo Bank

Withdrawals less than 30,000 JPY 550 JPY (tax included)
Withdrawals of at least 30,000 JPY 770 JPY (tax included)

Trading Fee

Market Trading Fee

FREE

* Customers are responsible for the spread (the difference between the buy price and the sell price).

Easy Exchange Fee

BitcoinExecution amount x 0.01 ~ 0.15% (Base unit: BTC)

bitFlyer Lightning Fee

Lightning Spot
(BTC/JPY, ETH/JPY, XRP/JPY, XLM/JPY, MONA/JPY)

Execution amount x 0.01% ~ 0.15%
(Unit varies by Virtual Currency)

Lightning Spot (ETH/BTC, BCH/BTC)

Execution amount x 0.2%
(Unit varies by Virtual Currency) ETH/BTC FREE (Until November 30, 2022, more information can be found here).

Lightning FX/Futures

FREE
(We will announce any changes 2 weeks in advance.)

Details of Exchange and Lightning Spot Exchange Fee

Excludes ETH/BTC and BCH/BTC
* The trading fees are updated daily between 12:00 AM and 12:10 AM (JST).
* Trade volumes subject to this calculation include Buy/Sell Bitcoin, the Bitcoin Exchange, Lightning Spot, Lightning FX, and Lightning Futures.

Past 30 day volumeExchange / Lightning Spot
Less than 100,000 JPY0.15%
100,000 - Less than 200,000 JPY0.14%
200,000 - Less than 500,000 JPY0.13%
500,000 - Less than 1 million JPY0.12%
1 million - Less than 2 million JPY0.11%
2 million - Less than 5 million JPY0.10%
5 million - Less than 10 million JPY0.09%
10 million - Less than 20 million JPY0.07%
20 million - Less than 50 million JPY0.05%
50 million - Less than 100 million JPY0.03%
100 million - Less than 500 million JPY0.02%
At least 500 million JPY

0.01%
* Fees may be negotiated based on volume and trade frequency.

Lightning FX/Futures Exchange Fee

Lightning FX/Futures Exchange Fee

FREE

(We will announce any changes 2 weeks in advance.)

Lightning FX/Futures Swap points

*Swap points may occur on Lightning FX and Lightning Futures.

Buy position

The total of (the absolute value of open positions x 0.04% per day), (Base unit: JPY)
The total value of open positions is calculated by multiplying the total volume of open positions the customer holds by the closing price of the previous day.

Sell position

Lightning FX/Futures Margins

Margin rate (for individual accounts)

50% (2x Leverage) to 100% (1x Leverage)
* The max leverage for corporate accounts is adjusted based on the the assumed crypto asset risk ratio announced on a weekly basis by Japan Virtual and Crypto assets Exchange Association. As long as the "max" leverage option is selected, the leverage will be automatically updated every week. Please click here for more information.
* For margin calculation, please see
About Lightning FX and About Lightning Futures. For additional details, please see Lightning FX User Guide and Lightning Futures User Guide.

Lightning FX SFD (Swap For Difference)

When the price disparity between Lightning FX and Lightning Spot (BTC/JPY) reaches at least 5%, a Lightning FX SFD occurs at the time of execution and is applied when the position is settled. However, it will not be granted to settlement orders.

New Order

The execution reducing price disparityThe execution increasing price disparity
Is granted SFDPays SFD

Settlement Order

The execution reducing price disparityThe execution increasing price disparity
No SFDPays SFD

Price Disparity is calculated as follows.

Price Disparity (%) = [Last Lightning FX trade price ÷ Last Lightning Spot (BTC/JPY) trade price - 1] x 100

SFD is calculated as follows.

SFD (JPY) = execution amount x Lightning FX trade price x SFD rate

The SFD rate is determined as follows.

Price DisparitySFD Rate
At least 5% but less than 10%0.25% of the settlement
At least 10% but less than 15%0.50% of the settlement
At least 15% but less than 20%1.00% of the settlement
At least 20%2.00% of the settlement

Exchange Fee on Spot Settlement of Lightning FX

Weighted average settlement price of the Lightning FX board at our discretion on the next business day based on the order received from our customer x Amount of open positions x JPY amount calculated at 20%.

Unit of Each Virtual Currency Transaction and Minimum Order Size

Bitcoin

0.00000001 BTC (=1 satoshi)
* The minimum order size is 0.001 BTC for the Bitcoin Exchange and Lightning Spot (BTC/JPY), 0.01 BTC for Lightning FX, and 0.00000001 BTC for the Bitcoin Market.

Ether (Ethereum)

0.00000001 ETH
* The minimum order size is 0.01 ETH for the Lightning Spot and 0.00000001 ETH for the Ether (Ethereum) Market.

Ether (Ethereum Classic)

0.00000001 ETC
* The minimum order size is the same

Litecoin

0.00000001 LTC
* The minimum order size is the same

Bitcoin Cash

0.00000001 BCH
* The minimum order size is 0.01 BCH for the Lightning Spot and 0.00000001 BCH for the Bitcoin Cash Market.

Monacoin

0.00000001 MONA
* The minimum order size is 0.1 MONA for the Lightning Spot and 0.00000001 MONA for the Monacoin Market.

Lisk

0.00000001 LSK
* The minimum order size is the same

Ripple (XRP)

0.000001 XRP
* The minimum order size is 0.1 XRP for the Lightning Spot and 0.00000001 XRP for the Ripple (XRP) Market.

Basic Attention Token

0.00000001 BAT
* The minimum order size is the same

Stellar Lumens

0.0000001 XLM
* The minimum order size is 0.1 XLM for the Lightning Spot and 0.0000001 XLM for the Stellar Lumens Market.

NEM

0.000001 XEM
* The minimum order size is the same

Tezos

0.000001 XTZ
* The minimum order size is the same

Polkadot

0.00000001 DOT
* The minimum order size is the same

Chainlink

0.00000001 LINK
* The minimum order size is the same

Symbol

0.000001 XYM
* The minimum order size is the same

Polygon

0.00000001 MATIC
* The minimum order size is the same

Maker

0.00000001 MKR
* The minimum order size is the same

Transaction Fee for Each Virtual Currency and Minimum Withdrawal Size

Bitcoin

0.0004 BTC
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.001 BTC, Excludes bitWire

Ether (Ethereum)

0.005 ETH
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.001 ETH

Ether (Ethereum Classic)

0.005 ETC
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.001 ETC

Litecoin

0.001 LTC
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.001 LTC

Bitcoin Cash

0.0002 BCH
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.001 BCH

MonacoinFREE
Lisk0.1 LSK
Ripple (XRP)FREE
Basic Attention Token

5 BAT
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.001 BAT

Stellar Lumens

FREE
* Minimum withdrawal size is 2 XLM

NEM3 XEM
Tezos

0.1 XTZ
* Minimum withdrawal size is 0.1 XTZ

Polkadot

0.1 DOT
* Minimum withdrawal size is 1 DOT

Chainlink1 LINK
Symbol2 XYM
Polygon19 MATIC
Maker0.02 MKR

bitWire

bitWire Fee

FREE

bitWire SHOP 2.1 Usage Fees

FREE

* Participating stores pay a 1% handling fee (tax excluded) for the value of each Bitcoin purchase.

Information on domestic tax treatment for virtual currencies

For more information on tax treatments for Japanese domestic virtual currency transactions, please consult your local tax office or qualified tax advisor for further information.

The Japanese tax authorities' current stance on virtual currency is summarized below. However, this may change at any time. bitFlyer is not responsible for any tax declarations, tax burdens, or damages incurred by customers or third parties.

Capital gains resulting from trading activity in virtual currencies are subject to income tax.
Purchasing goods and services in virtual currency is subject to consumption tax. The displayed prices of goods and services on our website include consumption tax.