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How can I retrieve my organization's API key?
How can I retrieve my organization's API key?

Instructions for locating your Access Token for Submittable's API

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Written by Pam English
Updated over a week ago

Action Required - API Updates
Versions 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 of the Submittable API will be deprecated as of June 30th, 2024. All API endpoints must be updated to the 4.0 version to avoid disruptions.

See the API documentation to complete your update, or contact your Customer Success Manager with questions.

To retrieve your API key from your Submittable account:

1. Sign into your account and navigate to More>Integrations>API Access.

2. Copy the API Key.

You must present the API Key provisioned for your organization to access the API.

The API Key is sent using a basic authentication header. Please ensure that the value is formatted as :{apiKey}.

Authorization: Basic {apiKey}

Request Content-Type

All endpoints, unless otherwise noted, accept and produce application/json. Please ensure the Content-Type header for POST and PUT requests is set correctly.


You'll need to send your Access Token along with every API call. Your Access Token is found in your Submittable account on the More>Integrations>API Access page.

Throttling Constraints

  • 10 transactions per second

  • 10000 transactions per hour

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