# Create a Kucoin account

# Create a Kucoin account

Go to the Kucoin (opens new window) (or Kucoin sandbox (opens new window)) website and create an account.

Move your assets (ETH, BTC…) from your main account to your trading account (Click on Main Account (opens new window) link and then click on transfer in front of the corresponding cryptocurrency).

# Get API credentials

Click on your profile on the top right of the screen and then API management, you will have to set up security before accessing the create API menu

Choose an API Name and API Passphrase. In the following configuration screen, set permissions to ̀General and Trade and IP limit to No Limit.

This will give you the credentials required :

Name Description
Passphrase cassandre
Key 5df3bbf6e6b1700008dff356
Secret 1106c8db-6a79-4c4d-bfd1-e6065c85889a

TIP

Write down immediately the secret as it will disappear if you make any change to the page.