How to Create an API

KuCoin provides an industry-leading API to allow advanced investors to implement trading strategies such as algorithmic trading. This article outlines how to create an API on KuCoin.

1. Go to, and log in to your KuCoin account. Find API Management in the header, then click Create API.


2. Configure your API Name and API Passphrase (Password), then select the function and IP restrictions.


3. Next, you must pass Security Verifications such as trading password, Google 2FA, and email verification. Complete the verification to proceed.


4. A confirmation email will be sent to your email. Open your email to activate your API.



5. Head back to the API Management page on KuCoin. You should find that the API that has been created successfully.


We hope this article has been helpful. If you have any other questions, please reach out to our 24/7 customer support via online chat or submit a ticket.

Happy trading on KuCoin!

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