Before you can stake your PIVX you will need to meet all of these requirements:
- A PIVX balance exceeding 0 PIVX with at least 600 confirmations.
- A PIVX wallet running the latest PIVX release and synchronized to the latest block.
- The wallet needs to be unlocked for staking.
- The wallet also needs to be open and connected to the internet 24/7 to stake.
- For cold staking your staking node needs to meet all above conditions and has whitelisted it's delegation for staking.