Transaction Fees

Learn more about Avalanche's transaction fees

In order to prevent spam, transactions on Avalanche require the payment of a transaction fee. The fee is paid in AVAX. The transaction fee is burned (destroyed forever).

When you issue a transaction through Avalanche’s API, the transaction fee is automatically deducted from one of the addresses you control.

Fee Schedule

Different types of transactions require payment of a different transaction fee. This table shows the transaction fee schedule:

The C-Chain gas price is 225 nAVAX (225 GWei). The C-Chain gas limit is 8 * 10e6 (8,000,000).

+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| Chain : Transaction Type | Transaction Fee (AVAX) |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| P : Create Blockchain | 0.01 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| P : Add Validator | 0 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| P : Add Delegator | 0 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| P : Create Subnet | 0.01 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| P : Import AVAX | 0.001 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| P : Export AVAX | 0.001 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| X : Send | 0.001 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| X : Create Asset | 0.01 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| X : Mint Asset | 0.001 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| X : Import AVAX | 0.001 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| X : Export AVAX | 0.001 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
| C : Simple send | (*) 0.004725 |
+----------+-------------------+------------------------+
(*) 21000 gas units at 225 nAVAX gas price