This guide assumes you have a verified account on Kucoin and have completed and passed the relevent KYC steps.

  1. Click on the Create API button near the top right

  2. Ensure you are on the API-based trading tab and choose your API Name and an API Passphrase

  3. Under the API restrictions section, tick the 'Futures Trading' box then click the enable button on the popup.

  4. Click Next and complete the 2FA and Email verification

  5. Store your api key and api secret securely.

Chad Tip: To keep your Kucoin account secure, an API Passphrase is required for API calls. If you lose your API Passphrase, you must create a new API Key

If all went well you should see your API keys for your kucoin account.

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