Getting the API Key

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The API Key holds details of your Akaunting plan.

To get your API key, you need to sign up for Akaunting via the website.

  • Go to
  • Click on Get Started in the top right corner of the website.
  • Select Start on the next screen.
  • Enter the required fields – Name, Email, and Password.
  • Check the terms and conditions box.
  • Click Create New Account

You can check your email for a confirmation message and click on the Confirm email address to complete your registration and login.

  • Go to
  • Enter your account details to access the Account Dashboard.
  • On Your Account Dashboard, the API Key is at the top of the page.
API key on Account Dashboard

Entering Your API key

  • Click the API key to copy it
  • Paste in the API key field when setting up your company
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You also need the API key to access Apps on Akaunting.

Enter API Key to access apps on Akaunting
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