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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get an API Key?

To get a TradeStation WebAPI Key, you must have a TradeStation account. If you already have a funded TradeStation account, please send an e-mail to to obtain a key. For more information about the WebAPI, or to open an account, please see our API Product Page.

How do I change the configuration of my API Key?

Please send an e-mail to to request changes to the configuration of your API Key.

Which version of the API should I use?

We recommend using the newest version of the API (TradeStation API v3).

Some differences between API v3 and API v2:

API v3                    API v2                    
New Features✔️

Do you have any code examples?

Code samples can be found in API Specifications.

How do I get support if I have questions about using the API?

For general questions about TradeStation, please email Client Services at

Can the API specification be downloaded?

Yes, please see the download button on our API Specification page.

How do I become a business partner?

If you want to become a TradeStation business partner, please send an e-mail to with "Business Partner Request" in the subject line.