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API Overview

To use the api you must provide your API key in all requests in the querystring with the apikey in the querystring ?apikey=.

Our API endpoint is:

                http://api.exchangeratelab.com
            

Most API functions should be called with GET requests. Please note that some functions are reserved for users who have subscribed.

Simple Example

To retrive a list of current exchange rates

http://api.exchangeratelab.com/api/current?apikey=YOURKEY

This will return a list of current rates, with USD as the base currency. This data can be used to convert to a different currency.

[
    {
        "rate": 1.2843215,
        "from": "USD",
        "to": "AUD"
    },
    {
        "rate": 1.2407575,
        "from": "USD",
        "to": "CAD"
    },
    {
        "rate": 0.738492,
        "from": "USD",
        "to": "EUR"
    },
    {
        "rate": 0.726395,
        "from": "USD",
        "to": "GBP"
    },
    {
        "rate": 119.490002,
        "from": "USD",
        "to": "JPY"
    }
]
            

To find out more about using our API's please use the menu on the left.

Error Messages

"Authorization will be denied" if the API key is not provided.

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