Welcome to the Coinbase Digital API

Our API makes it easy to integrate bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum into both new and existing applications.

Coinbase’s APIs enable a variety of capabilities; from simply gathering read-only data, to building something that’s never been done before.


  • Generate bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum wallets and addresses
  • Buy/sell and send/receive bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum
  • Securely store bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum
  • Retrieve real-time or historical price information
  • Receive notifications when payments arrive
  • Accept and request bitcoin payments as a merchant

We offer a variety of client libraries and mobile SDKs.

Pick the right tools for your project

Follow Coinbase Developer channels for updates

If you can’t find the answer to your question or need help, please explore and contact us through our dev support channels:

  • Stack Overflow where we monitor the Coinbase tag
  • Our Developer Blog where you can find product updates, tutorials and other helpful tips. Scroll down to subscribe to blog updates.

To contact us about confidential or otherwise private information, email us at api@coinbase.com.