How do I create an API key for Coinbase Prime?

Oct 10, 2019
To create an API key unique to your trading account:
  1. Start by clicking the menu button at the top right of the Coinbase Prime dashboard.
  2. Select the API link from the menu, or access the Settings Page directly.
  3. Under Profile Information in the API Settings tab, click the + NEW API KEY button at the top right corner.
  4. Select your profile and appropriate permissions, create a passphrase, and then enter in your Two Factor Authentication code. 
  5. Finally, click the Create API Key button at the bottom to make a unique key. The new API key and secret will be displayed on the API Settings page.
Please note that the API Secret will be only be shown once, so remember to record your Secret in a secure location. If you lose your API Secret, we will not be able to retrieve it. 

For more information about working with our APIs, please see our API documentation here.

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