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Version: mainnet (v0.53)

Transfer between keys

Send assets to another Vega key using transfers.

Key-to-key transfers can be one-off, or they can be set up to send assets repeatedly, for as long as the key sending the assets has enough money to keep the transfers funded and fees paid.


  • Enough of the asset to transfer and pay the transfer fee each time
  • Vega public key the assets are sent from. The same key pair must sign the transaction
  • Public key the assets are going to
  • Asset ID for the asset to transfer
  • Transfer amount. It must be written with no decimal point, but include all decimal places. Note: The amount in the below examples is based on an 18 decimal point asset, and so these would transfer 1 tVEGA

One-off transfer to Vega key

You can set a delivery date/time for when the transfer arrives with the recipient account. The deliverOn field sets whether the transfer is delivered immediately or at a predetermined date/time.

deliverOn only accepts Unix time in seconds. Setting it to 0 means the transfer will be completed immediately. Note: when you delay a transfer, the amount leaves your account but is not delivered until the date/time you chose.

A one-off transfer cannot be cancelled, regardless of when the transfer is scheduled to arrive.

vegawallet command send --wallet "wallet-name" --pubkey "pubkey" --network fairground '{
"fromAccountType": "ACCOUNT_TYPE_GENERAL",
"toAccountType": "ACCOUNT_TYPE_GENERAL",
"deliverOn": 0

Recurring transfer to Vega key

For a recurring transfer, the assets move from your account to the nominated account at the end of each epoch.

You'll need the following information to set up a recurring transfer:

  • startEpoch: The number of the epoch in which you want the first transfer to be made. It will initiate at the end of this epoch.
  • factor: Written as a decimal less than 1.0, this is the factor used to determine what portion of the full amount is transferred in each epoch. Think of it like a percentage, so the number you include, when multiplied by 100, will equal what percentage of the amount you have available will be transferred each time.
vegawallet command send --wallet "wallet-name" --pubkey "pubkey" --network fairground '{
"toAccountType": "ACCOUNT_TYPE_GENERAL",
"to": "KEY",
"asset": "fc7fd956078fb1fc9db5c19b88f0874c4299b2a7639ad05a47a28c0aef291b55",
"amount": "10000000000000000000",
"recurring": {
"startEpoch": 1,
"factor": "2"

Cancelling recurring transfers

To cancel a recurring transfer, you'll need the transfer's ID. To see the ID for every transfer your public key makes, run a transfers GraphQL query.

One-off transfers cannot be cancelled.

vegawallet command send --wallet "wallet-name" --pubkey "pubkey" --network fairground '{ "cancelTransfer": { "transferId": "123" }}'