🙋Direct Staking

How to stake your VARA via Direct Staking!

VARA Direct Staking Information & Parameters


Minimum Stake


Unstaking Period

7 Days

Rewards Payout

Rewards accrue every 12 hours and are added to your staked balance.**

Governance Participation

Staked VARA can be used to participate in Governance on the Vara protocol.

*Some Validators may require you to stake an amount which is above the minimum network stake of 50 VARA.

**It is possible to modify your rewards payout so that your staking rewards are sent to you as a transferable balance and are not restaked / compounded.

If you are trying to stake less than the minimum amount of VARA tokens for Direct Staking then Nova Wallet will direct you to Pool Staking.

Learn more 👉 Pool Staking

  1. Open the Nova Wallet application.

  2. Select the Staking screen.

  3. Select Vara.

  4. Review the staking information presented to you.

  5. Once you have understood the terms select the Start Staking button.

  6. Input the amount of VARA tokens that you wish to stake and then select continue. Note: recommended validators are selected by default.

  7. Review all of the contextual information provided and Select Confirm.

  8. Your staking position will now be displayed on the Staking screen within Nova Wallet.

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