Paper Wallet

This document describes how to create and use a paper wallet with the Solana CLI tools.

We do not intend to advise on how to securely create or manage paper wallets. Please research the security concerns carefully.


Solana provides a key generation tool to derive keys from BIP39 compliant seed phrases. Solana CLI commands for running a validator and staking tokens all support keypair input via seed phrases.

To learn more about the BIP39 standard, visit the Bitcoin BIPs Github repository here.