How to open a Sub-account on the OKX exchange

how-to-create-a-sub-account-on-the-okx-exchangeWhen trading on the OKX cryptocurrency exchange, it is very often necessary to separate accounts in order to be able to install different robots on different accounts so that they do not overlap and each has its own trading balance. There is also a need, for example, to trade manually on one account, to put a robot on another, etc.

But in order not to register another account and meet the verification problem for another person, it is easier to open several Sub-accounts inside your account on the OKX exchange.

In this article, we’ll show you how to do it!

How many Sub-accounts can you create on the OKX exchange?

Depending on the level of your account, you can see in the table below how many sub-accounts you are allowed to many-can-create-sub-accounts-OKX

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Open a sub-account on the OKX exchange

Go to your personal account on the website of the OKX exchange


In your OKX account, in the menu at the top right, click on man icon OKX-man-icon


On the page that opens, click on the button on the right “+ Create sub-account”button-Create-Sub-account-OKX

After clicking on the button, a page opens with data entry form to create a sub-accountbutton-Create-Sub-account-OKX

Enter the following data

one. Login – Enter subaccount ID – Enter the name in Latin letters, for example “RobotPairTradingPRO”.

2. Password – Enter the password (be sure to write it down for yourself separately).

3. Account – choose from two options:
— Standard subaccount;
— A sub-account that trades

four. Account – trading. You can press the button “Edit” and choose individual settings for your future sub-accountOKX-sub-account-trading-settings

In this section, you can either Use the main account settings or make individual trading settings for the future sub-account.

In the tab “Leverage” you can also either set up an individual leverage, or use the settings from the main accountLeverage-setting-sub-account-OKX

5. Active – Depositing funds. Make Allow deposits for this sub-account so that wallet numbers are available via the API.

As a result, the completed form may look like this.Filled-out-sub-account-OKX-creation-form

Click the button on the top right “send”

After that, a confirmation form will appear. security codes (code from SMS and Google Authentication)Confirmation-of-creation-of-sub-account-by-codes

After that, we see that appeared new sub-accountwith which you can work further.Created-sub-account-OKX

Next, you can go to the sub-account settings. To do this, in the line with the created sub-account on the right, click the button “Settings” and choose “Access”Setting-Access-by-Sub-Account-OKX

In the tab Market choose the markets that you plan to trade on the created sub-account.Market-settings-for-sub-account-OKX

In the tab “Crypto” choose the instruments that you plan to trade on the created sub-account.setup-Crypto-partition-on-sub-account-OKX

In the tab Max. leverage” (Maximum leverage) adjust the maximum possible leverage. And click the save button at the bottom. SaveSetting-max-leverage-for-sub-account-OKX

Create API keys for a sub-account on the OKX exchange

In your personal account, being in the section “Sub-account” you can click in the created sub-account line on the right “Settings” -> “Settings Application Programming Interface”

OR you can go to the section above in the menu API


On the page API we see a list of created keys for the Main account. To create for Sub-account keys, on the left you choose for which account API keys will be createdChoosing-a-sub-account-to-generate-API-keys

After selecting the desired Sub-account on the right, click the button “+Generate V5 API Key”Button-Create-key-API-V5-for-sub-account-OKX

On the page that opens, you need to fill in the fields:

1. Name (in the example RobPairTradingOKX) — the name of the new API key

2. API password (Passphrase) — API key password. Save your password, as if you lose it, you will need to create a new API key.

3.IP address (optional) (Link IP Address (Optional)) — binding an API key to a specific IP address.

4. Permissions – to trade through the TSLab platform, select the items: Read, Trade (Read, Trade).

5. Enter codes two-factor authentication generated in your application on the phone / Email Code – will be sent to the mail.

6. To confirm click on the button “Confirm”


If everything was filled out correctly and the correct confirmation codes were entered, then as a result you get window with generated API keys (API Key and Secret Key). Don’t forget to copy them for yourself!

After a new API key has been created, you can view the details of the key in the section Profile – API (Account – API).Created-API-key-sub-account-OKX

Fund a sub-account on the OKX exchange

Being in the section “Sub-account” in the line with the required Sub-account, select the button “Translation”


The form Transferring funds to a Sub-account opensForm-transfer-of-funds-to-sub-account-OKX

1. Current sub-account – The account to which the funds will be transferred.

2. Cryptocurrency — choose in what currency the deposit will be made, for example USDT

3. “From account – To account”. Choose from which account the funds will be transferred and to which sub-account (main or trading)select-accounts-for-transfer-OKX

4. Quantity — Transfer amount in the selected currency.

5. Confirm — button Confirm the entered data.

Then confirm with security codes.

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