Exchange Rate API

Please note that there may be up to a 1-hour delay in fetching the latest exchange rates, so we advise against using this API for any application that requires real-time exchange rates.

The Exchange Rate API provides exchange rates on global currencies. Choose from hundreds of different currency pairs.

Click here to show all supported currencies.

/v1/exchangerate

HTTP GET

Returns the exchange rate for a given currency pair.

Parameters

pair (required) - currency pair to query. Must be in the form of (currency1)_(currency2) (e.g. USD_EUR)

Headers

X-Api-Key (required) - API Key associated with your account.

Sample Request URL

Live Demo!

https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/exchangerate?pair=

Sample Response

{
  "currency_pair": "USD_EUR",
  "exchange_rate": 0.826641
}

import requests

api_url = 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/exchangerate?pair=USD_EUR'
response = requests.get(api_url, headers={'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'})
if response.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
    print(response.text)
else:
    print("Error:", response.status_code, response.text)
$.ajax({
    method: 'GET',
    url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/exchangerate?pair=USD_EUR',
    headers: { 'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'},
    contentType: 'application/json',
    success: function(result) {
        console.log(result);
    },
    error: function ajaxError(jqXHR) {
        console.error('Error: ', jqXHR.responseText);
    }
});
const request = require('request');

request.get({
  url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/exchangerate?pair=USD_EUR',
  headers: {
    'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'
  },
}, function(error, response, body) {
  if(error) return console.error('Request failed:', error);
  else if(response.statusCode != 200) return console.error('Error:', response.statusCode, body.toString('utf8'));
  else console.log(body)
});
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;

URL url = new URL("https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/exchangerate?pair=USD_EUR");
HttpURLConnection connection = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty("accept", "application/json");
InputStream responseStream = connection.getInputStream();
ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper();
JsonNode root = mapper.readTree(responseStream);
System.out.println(root.path("fact").asText());
let url = URL(string: "https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/exchangerate?pair=USD_EUR"!)!
var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.setValue("YOUR_API_KEY", forHTTPHeaderField: "X-Api-Key")
let task = URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) {(data, response, error) in
    guard let data = data else { return }
    print(String(data: data, encoding: .utf8)!)
}
task.resume()
If your programming language is not listed in the Code Example above, you can still make API calls by using a HTTP request library written in your programming language and following the above documentation.