# Top up your balance with crypto

Chainstack deducts your subscription and node usage costs from your account balance.

If your account balance is not sufficient, your credit card will be charged for the outstanding amount.

You can top up your balance with your Coinbase account, BTC, ETH, or USDC.

To top up the balance with your Coinbase account:

  1. Go to Billing (opens new window).
  2. Click Top up with crypto.
  3. Select a predefined amount or type in your amount. Click Next.
  4. Click Pay with Coinbase.

This will sign you to your Coinbase account and use your account's BTC, ETH, or USDC balance to top up the Chainstack account balance.

WARNING

For BTC, you can only use the Bitcoin mainnet.

For ETH or USDC, you can only use the Ethereum mainnet.

No other coins or tokens are accepted. No other networks are supported.

You will lose your funds if you send anything other than ETH or USDC on the Ethereum mainnet or BTC on the Bitcoin mainnet.

To top up the balance with BTC, ETH, or USDC:

  1. Go to Billing (opens new window).
  2. Click Top up with crypto.
  3. Select a predefined amount or type in your amount. Click Next.
  4. Select BTC, ETH, or USDC.
  5. Send BTC, ETH, or USDC to the respective generated address.

For BTC, the amount in USD will be credited to your balance after 3 network confirmations.

For ETH or USDC, the amount in USD will be credited to your balance after 35 network confirmations.