How to Create a Jotform API key

October 22, 2021

What is Jotform API Key?

It is a unique value or a secret token that is assigned to Jotform users. Generally speaking, an API key simply identifies the user. It is used to authenticate users to used their information to web services.

To create your Jotform API Key, please follow these steps.

1. After logging in to your Jotform account, click the user icon on the top of the page.

2. Click your username or the Settings link to go to your account settings page.

3. Go to the API section/page.

4. Click Create New Key to create your Jotform API Key.

Each generated API Keys comes with permissions. Read Access permission to read only private information and Full Access permission to grant them with full access to your data, e.g. add, edit, delete form submissions.

Below are the API limit daily for each plan:

Free: 1,000

Bronze: 10,000

Silver: 50,000

Gold: 100,000

Enterprise: Unlimited

The API limit resets daily at midnight (EST). For more information about Jotform API, please visit Jotform’s API Documentation page (

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