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Commissions Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency Commissions

  • Transparent low commissions with no added spreads, markups or custody fees.
  • Seamlessly access crypto markets through IBKR's professional grade desktop platform and intuitive mobile and web platforms.
  • Cryptocurrency trade execution and custody are provided by Paxos Trust Company.

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 - Pricing Structure

Fee Per Trade Value Minimum per Order (USD) MONTHLY TRADE VALUE (USD) 1
0.18% * Trade Value USD 1.75, but no more than 1% of trade value ≤ 100,000
0.15% * Trade Value USD 1.75, but no more than 1% of trade value 100,000.01 - 1,000,000
0.12% * Trade Value USD 1.75, but no more than 1% of trade value > 1,000,000


  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.