How do I create an API key for Coinbase Prime?
To create an API key unique to your trading account:
- Start by clicking the menu button at the top right of the Coinbase Prime dashboard.
- Select the API link from the menu, or access the Settings Page directly.
- Under Profile Information in the API Settings tab, click the + NEW API KEY button at the top right corner.
- Select your profile and appropriate permissions, create a passphrase, and then enter in your Two Factor Authentication code.
- 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