Experience the power of USDC on NEAR

NEAR Protocol is a high-performance blockchain featuring a unique scaling solution based on ‘sharding’ to deliver low-cost transactions that can settle in seconds.1 Developers can build on NEAR with familiar programming languages like JavaScript and Rust to accelerate time-to-market.

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Accessing USDC on NEAR

Businesses can access USDC on NEAR from a free Circle Mint account, digital asset exchanges, and apps on NEAR. Regardless of your choice, it’s easy to get started.

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Open a Circle Mint account

Signing up is simple. Provide your business information, and we’ll get the approval process started.

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Create a deposit

Once approved, you can deposit funds into your Circle Mint account via wire transfer. All funds will settle seamlessly in USDC.

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Choose USDC on NEAR

Easily withdraw USDC on NEAR and send it on-chain in seconds. Swap USDC natively from Ethereum to NEAR and back – without incurring costs or delays from third-party bridges. You can always redeem USDC on NEAR 1:1 for US dollars.

Top USDC on NEAR apps

Builders choose USDC on NEAR for their users. Here are some examples of popular apps:

FAQ

Yes, USDC on NEAR is native to the NEAR blockchain and can be found at this contract address. Bridged versions of USDC, such as USDC.e, are not issued by Circle and are not supported by Circle Mint or Circle APIs.


Please do not attempt to send bridged USDC.e on NEAR to your Circle Mint account, as it may not be recoverable and could result in a loss of funds.


To learn more about native USDC vs. bridged USDC.e, please see our blog.

Yes. Always. For every  $1 of USDC in circulation, Circle holds $1 of USD in reserve. Read more about the USDC reserve.

Yes, USDC on NEAR can be quickly and easily swapped to USDC on any other supported blockchain with Circle Mint and Circle APIs.

Please do not attempt to send bridged USDC.e on NEAR to your Circle Mint account, as it may not be recoverable and could result in a loss of funds.


To learn more about native USDC vs. bridged USDC.e, please see our blog.

Swap USDC across chains

Programmatically move USDC from one chain to another. Circle APIs make it easy for wallets, exchanges, custodians and more to rebalance their holdings of USDC across supported chains at no additional cost.
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Maximize your vision. Do more with USDC.

As an open-source, programmable dollar with global reach, USDC is powerful market infrastructure you can begin building with immediately. Developers leverage Circle APIs to do even more with USDC.

1. near.org (Last accessed September 3, 2023)