Polkadot (DOT) Staking FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

What is Polkadot?

Polkadot is a multi-chain blockchain system being developed by Web3. Polkadot is developing interchangeable networks which enable side-chains to connect with public blockchains.

What is Polkadot staking APR?

The Polkadot staking reward is approximately 15%. More info here.

How often are staking rewards distributed?

Polkadot staking rewards are claimable by stakers every 24 hours. More info here.

Is there an unstaking period?

The Polkadot network has a 28 day unstaking period throughout which your tokens will not be transferable.

Is there a slashing risk for validators?

There is slashing risk for nominators.

Is there a minimum staking amount for Polkadot?

The minimum amount to stake is 250 DOT. As it can be variable, please verify here for any updates.

Do staking rewards compound?

Yes, Polkadot staking rewards are compounded automatically.

What is the Polkadot inflation rate?

The Polkadot network inflation rate is approximately 10% per year.

For more information on staking Polkadot (DOT) with P2P Validator and our special offer for large DOT delegations, visit https://p2p.org/polkadot.

For additional staking support, visit the P2P Polkadot support center.

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