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.

Overview

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.