How to Enable Sub-accounts
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Sub-account?
Sub-account allows you to trade through multiple accounts. You can use it to divide responsibilities and manage transactions.
Sub-account function is available for corporate account users and VIP1 (or higher) personal account users. Please note that you must complete Identity Verification and enable at least one Two-factor Authentication (2FA) device before using the service.
Who should use a sub-account?
Sub-accounts let users create multiple accounts to trade with API through email and virtual emails. It is suitable for those with a trading team and need to trade with multiple strategies, or those who need to separate their assets for risk management purposes.
How to create a sub-account
1. Click [Profile] - [Sub Accounts].
2. Click [+ Create Sub Account].
3. You can create a sub-account with a regular or virtual email address.
3.1 If you want to make a sub-account with a regular email address
Click [Create with email] and enter your email address. Please use a valid email address not used by another Binance account. Then enter a password and click [Create Sub Account].
Please note that you must verify your email address after creating your account.
3.2 If you want to make a sub-account with a virtual email
Select [Create with virtual email] and enter the name of your sub-account. A virtual email address using the name you’ve entered will be created. Then click [Create Sub Account].
Please note that when you create a sub-account with a virtual email, the sub-account can only be operated by the master account through API. The virtual email cannot be used to log in to a sub-account. Please create an API Key for the sub-account.
4. Once the sub-account is successfully created, it can be viewed in the account management list, where you can manage your account permissions.
How to manage sub-accounts
Click the [Account Management] tab to manage all sub-accounts under your master account. The number of sub-accounts you can own depends on the VIP level of your master account.
Go to the [API Management] tab to create and edit sub-account API Keys and API access. Each sub-account can create up to 30 API Keys, which can be used to place/inquiries/positions/ etc., through the sub-account in the public API interface.
You can browse the different assets and view the balance of the master account and all sub-accounts under the [Asset Management] tab. Click [Transfer] to move assets between the master account and sub-accounts instantly without any fees. In addition, you can deposit your assets into the sub-account simply by clicking [Deposit] and selecting your desired network.
You can browse and filter your order and trade history for spot, margin, and futures by date and trading pairs under the [Order Management] tab.
To export your order or trade history, click [Export] and select the time period and sub-account.
You can view all sub-account's deposit or transfer records under [Transaction History].
Under the [Login History] tab, you can view the login history for all sub-accounts by date, IP address, and location.
You can view yesterday's and last 30 days' trading volume for a specific sub-account in a line chart under the [Transaction Statistics] tab.
Before enabling sub-accounts, all users need to complete Identity Verification and enable 2FA.
All corporate users or individual accounts with VIP 1 tier (or higher) will be automatically enabled. The list of eligible accounts will be automatically updated daily at 01:00 (UTC+0).
Please fill out the sub-account application form if you want to apply for a sub-account.
The application will be reviewed based on your assets and trading volume within two business days. If the application is approved, the sub-account function will be enabled, and you will receive a confirmation message via email.
Note: Due to the number of applications, you will only be notified if your application meets the minimum requirement.
1. Are all sub-accounts entitled to the same transaction fee discount as the master account?
Your VIP tier and correspondent discounts will be defined by the aggregate trading volume of all sub-accounts and master accounts, enabling you to trade with even more favorable fees.
2. How do I calculate the sub-account trading referral bonus?
The trading volume of all sub-accounts will be calculated into the master account, and the referral bonus of the sub-account will be rebated to the referrer of the master account.
3. Do my sub-accounts have the same API order limit as my master account?
Yes, the API order limits for each sub-account are the same as the master account. The sub-accounts have their own separate API order limits.
- 300 orders / 10 seconds
- 1,200 orders / 1 minute
- 50 orders / 10 seconds
- 160,000 orders / 24 hours
Note: Each sub-account can create up to 30 API Keys.
4. Does the sub-account require 2FA?
No, you will be prompted to verify your email when you first log in to your sub-account. However, we recommend you enable the Binance/Google 2FA on your sub-accounts for security reasons.
5. Can I withdraw assets from my sub-account?
No, only the master account can manage asset transfers. Asset transfer between sub-accounts and third-party accounts is not supported.
6. How many sub-accounts can I open?
The number of sub-accounts you can open is subject to your master account’s VIP level:
Leveraged Token (BLVT)
7. Is there a way to restore a deleted sub-account?
No, this action is irreversible. However, you’ll have an additional quota to create a new one. Please note that you can’t make a new sub-account using the email you used for the deleted sub-account.
8. How to enable margin for a sub-account?
You can enable margin by transferring assets to the sub-accounts margin account on the Asset Management page.