1. Sign in to Kraken Futures Account

  2. Click on your name on the upper-right corner.

  3. Select Settings from the drop-down menu.

  4. Select the Create Key tab in the API panel.

  5. There are two options when generating API keys with differing levels of access: General API:

    • No Access: This key does not allow any access to any endpoints. (This option could be selected if you only wanted a key with access to withdraw digital assets).

    • Read Only: This is a read-only key and allows accessing only endpoints that do not write to the server.

    • Full Access: This is a master key and allows accessing all endpoints, excluding digital asset withdrawals.

    Withdrawal API:

    • No Access: This key does not allow access to digital asset withdrawals.

    • Full Access: This key allows access to digital asset withdrawals.

  6. Press the Create Key button.

  7. View your Public and Private keys and record them somewhere safe. Your api_key (Public key):



    Your api_secret (Private key):


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    The private key is shown only once! You cannot go back and view it again later.

Security warning

API keys should be kept in a safe location and should never be shared with anyone.If you are not absolutely certain that you can store your API private key in a safe place, do not generate it.

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