Introduction & Documentation to RIF Rollup | Rootstock (RSK)

RIF Rollup is a trustless protocol for fast and scalable low-cost payments on Rootstock powered by zkRollup Technology. It is a fork of the Zero Knowledge zkSync Lite (v1) developed by Matter Labs. Its current functionality and scope includes low gas transfers of RBTC and ERC20 tokens on the Rootstock network.

Disclaimer: The RIF Rollup is ONLY available on Testnet at this time.

Use Cases

RIF Rollup can be used for the following purposes:

  • Payments: RIF Rollup provides numerous benefits to businesses and developers that want to build a secure and trust-minimized scalable payment solution.
  • Non-fungible tokens (NFTs): Rollups can be used to improve the scalability of NFT marketplaces and other NFT applications.

Read the article on RIF Rollup Explained: Top 4 Use Cases for Cheaper & Faster Payments.

To get started, read more in the RIF Rollup Documentation | Overview or see the RIF Rollup Tutorials

For Developers

If you are interested in developing with RIF Rollup. See the developer reference guide.


For more information, support and general enquiry on how to integrate the RIF Rollup or explore use cases for your team, please reach us via or join the Rootstock Discord Community.


The zkSync platform, a Zero-knowledge Rollup implementation was created by Matter Labs - Creators of zkSync in 2020 to improve Ethereum scaling. The RIF Rollup Codebase, Javascript SDKs, and Rollup Tools like the RIF Rollup Wallet and RIF Rollup Explorer were forked from the zkSync Lite platform by Matter Labs.

Important Links

Here are some important links to take note of:

Table of Contents


All you need to know about the RIF Rollup

Developer Reference Guide

Get started building on RIF Rollup

Design and Architecture

Learn more about the RIF Rollup architecture


Take a look at the dapps currently available on Rootstock (RSK)


A collection of tutorials and guides on how to perform selected tasks on RIF Rollup.


See how security is achieved with the RIF Rollup.

Frequently Asked Questions

A set of frequently asked questions about the RIF Rollup.

Troubleshooting and Common Errors

Find common errors and how to troubleshoot them.


A set of terms used on RIF Rollup.

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