Bitstamp now offers Over the Counter (OTC) trading

Bitstamp now offers Over the Counter (OTC) trading
Place block trades quickly and at optimal prices with Bitstamp OTC RFQ

We’re launching our Over-the-Counter Request-for-Quote* (OTC RFQ) service for high-volume traders who need to fill large orders whilst avoiding slippage and disruption of the regular spot market.

OTC trading takes place within the Bitstamp platform, meaning you can fully utilize our institutional-grade NASDAQ trading infrastructure and non-stop availability.

You find the opportunity; we take care of everything else

Our OTC service is available for buy/sell orders between $50k-500k. We provide you with this service on an automated Request-for-Quote basis by instantly obtaining the optimal price quotes from our multiple dealers for each trade. There’s no 3rd party needed, you simply log in to your Bitstamp account using our web platform and choose OTC in the top menu. Build your order from a range of options and your trade gets executed in a single transaction after accepting our all-inclusive price quote. It’s all seamless and intuitive, done directly via your existing trading interface.

Available trading pairs for OTC RFQ trading:

  • XRP/USD (Not available for US customers)

Instant large trades are just a click away

The Bitstamp OTC RFQ service provides you with a block trading service that is discreet, fast and ultra-competitive. We’ve made your trading experience as smooth as possible. Simply log into the Bitstamp web platform and take your block trading to the next level with OTC or contact our team for more information at

*Not offered to customers in Singapore and the following US states: Hawaii, Louisiana, and Nevada. Bitstamp is licensed to engage in virtual currency business activity by the New York State Department of Financial Services.

This webpage has been approved as a financial promotion by Bitstamp UK Limited which is registered with the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. Please read the Risk Warning Statement before investing. Cryptoassets and cryptoasset services are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. You are unlikely to be protected if something goes wrong. Your investment may go down as well as up. You may be liable to pay Capital Gains Tax on any profits you earn.