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Parachain Transfer Guide

User guide for token transfers between parachains.

Parachain (not-Statemine)

Sending tokens from Parachain to Karura

1) Connect to Karura Apps and click Bridge on the left-hand side.
2) Select the chain that has the token you'd like to send as the Origin Chain and set Karura as the Destination Chain. Select token and amount you'd like to Transfer.

Sending tokens from Karura to Parachain

1) Connect to Karura Apps and click Bridge on the left-hand side.
2) Set Karura as the Origin Chain and select your Destination Chain. Select the token and amount you'd like to transfer. Click Transfer.

Statemine (USDT)

Withdrawing USDT from Exchange to Statemine

1) Before you can withdraw your USDT to Statemine, you must first have a small KSM balance in Statemine on the receiving address. To do this, make sure you have some KSM in your non-custodial wallet on the Kusama Relay Chain. Then connect to Polkadot.js Apps and connect to the Kusama Network.
2) Go to Accounts and click Teleport.
3) Select any of your accounts that has a KSM balance and make that the send from account. Then, make the destination chain Statemine and the send to address your corresponding non-custodial account on Statemine. Enter at least 0.01 KSM as the amount of KSM you'd like to transfer to Statemine. You'll be using this KSM to pay for transaction fees when you send your USDT. Click Teleport.
4) Next, follow the Bitfinex's instructions when it comes to withdrawing USDT to Statemine. If you are unsure how to proceed, please contact their support team.

Sending USDT from Statemine to Karura

1) Once you have your USDT on Statemine, you can now bridge them to Karura. Go to the Bridge on the Karura App. Select Statemine as the Origin Chain and Karura as the Destination Chain. Enter the amount of USDT you'd like to send and click Transfer.
2) Return to the Portfolio tab to see your USDT on Karura.

Sending tokens from Karura to Statemine

1) Connect to Karura Apps and click Bridge on the left-hand side.
2) Before transferring, please note the following:
  • Transaction fees for this type of transfer must be paid in KSM.
  • Transfers to an account on Statemine that don't meet Statemine's existential deposit limits will be lost.
Set Karura as the Origin Chain and set Statemine as the Destination Chain. Select the token you'd like to send and enter the amount you'd like to transfer. Click Transfer.