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Welcome to Exchange APIs

Welcome to Coinbase Exchange API documentation for traders and developers! The APIs are separated into two categories, trading and market data:

  • Trading APIs require authentication and let you place orders and access account information.
  • Market Data APIs provide market data and are public.

To Get Started

  1. Generate an API key per REST API Authentication.

  2. Select an API:

Python examples of REST, WebSocket, and FIX APIs are available on the Coinbase Samples GitHub.


By accessing the Exchange Market Data API, you agree to be bound by the Market Data Terms of Use.

Exchange's developer docs are part of Coinbase Cloud, the single portal from which to access Coinbase's full suite of APIs and blockchain infrastructure products.

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