Adding USDT to Your MetaMask Wallet
On the Binance Smart Chain


Welcome to our comprehensive guide on how to add USDT (Tether) to your MetaMask wallet on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC). If you're looking to seamlessly integrate USDT into your MetaMask wallet and leverage the benefits of the BSC, you've come to the right place. In this article, we will walk you through the step-by-step process, ensuring you have a clear understanding of each action required.


Before we dive into the process, please make sure you have the following: If you don't have MetaMask installed, you can easily add it as a browser extension from the official MetaMask website. Some USDT tokens that you wish to add to your MetaMask wallet. If you don't have any USDT, you can obtain them from supported exchanges or platforms.

Step 1: Accessing the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) Network

To begin, we need to configure MetaMask to interact with the Binance Smart Chain. Follow these steps: Launch your MetaMask wallet by clicking on the extension in your browser. If you have not yet connected to the Binance Smart Chain network, click on the network selection dropdown (usually displaying "Ethereum Mainnet" by default). Scroll down to the bottom of the network list and select "Custom RPC." Now, you need to fill in the Binance Smart Chain details in the provided fields. Use the following information:

Network Name: Binance Smart Chain
ChainID: 56
Symbol: BNB
Block Explorer URL:
After filling in the details, click "Save" to add the Binance Smart Chain network to your MetaMask.

Step 2: Adding the USDT Token to MetaMask

Now that your MetaMask wallet is configured to interact with the Binance Smart Chain, let's proceed with adding the USDT token to your wallet:
  1. Make sure you are on the MetaMask wallet homepage.
  2. Click on the "Assets" tab at the top of the screen.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the assets list and click on the "Add Token" button.
  4. In the "Token Contract Address" field, enter the USDT token contract address on the Binance Smart Chain: 0x55d398326f99059ff775485246999027b3197955.
  5. MetaMask will automatically fill in the remaining fields with the appropriate information for the USDT token. Click on "Next."
  6. On the following screen, you will have the option to customize the token's name, symbol, and icon. Adjust these details according to your preferences and click on "Add Tokens."
Congratulations! You have successfully added the USDT token to your MetaMask wallet on the Binance Smart Chain. You can now view your USDT balance and manage your transactions.

Step 3: Sending USDT to Your MetaMask Wallet

If you already possess USDT in another wallet or exchange, you may want to transfer it to your MetaMask wallet on the Binance Smart Chain. Follow these instructions to complete the transfer:
  1. Open the wallet or exchange where you currently hold your USDT tokens.
  2. Initiate the withdrawal process for USDT.
  3. When prompted for the withdrawal address, provide your MetaMask wallet address associated with the Binance Smart Chain network. To find this address, go to your MetaMask wallet homepage and click on the account avatar or account name. Copy the displayed address to your clipboard.
  4. Complete the withdrawal process as per the instructions provided by the wallet or exchange from which you are withdrawing.
Please note that each wallet or exchange may have its own unique withdrawal process, so be sure to follow their specific instructions carefully.


In this guide, we have explored the step-by-step process of adding USDT to your MetaMask wallet on the Binance Smart Chain. By following these instructions, you should now have a fully functional MetaMask wallet that supports USDT transactions on the BSC network. Whether you are participating in decentralized finance (DeFi) activities, trading, or simply holding USDT, this integration allows you to leverage the features and benefits of the Binance Smart Chain seamlessly.

If you encounter any issues during the process or have further questions, we recommend referring to the official MetaMask documentation or reaching out to their support team for assistance.

Now that you have successfully added USDT to your MetaMask wallet, you can explore the vast opportunities offered by the Binance Smart Chain and enjoy the benefits of secure and convenient USDT transactions. Happy exploring!