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Foreign currency exchange rates api with currency conversion

Rates API is a free service for current and historical foreign exchange rates built on top of data published by European Central Bank

Fast & Reliable

40ms response time.

Compatibility

Built in Fixer.io compatibility, you can use it as a drop-in replacement.

Programming languages

Rates API is compatible with all programming languages.


API - To get latest date data


Latest Foreign Exchange rates

Get the latest foreign exchange reference rates.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/latest HTTP/2


Latest Foreign Exchange Rates with Symbols

Request specific exchange rates by setting the symbols parameter.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/latest?symbols=USD,GBP HTTP/2


Latest Foreign Exchange Rates with Base

Rates are quoted against the Euro by default. Quote against a different currency by setting the base parameter in your request.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/latest?base=USD HTTP/2


Latest Foreign Exchange Rates with Symbols and Base

Request specific exchange rates by setting the base parameter and symbols parameter in your request.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/latest?base=USD&symbols=GBP HTTP/2


API - To get past conversion rates


Specific date Foreign Exchange rates

Get historical rates for any day since 1999.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/2010-01-12


Specific date Foreign Exchange Rates with Symbols

Request specific exchange rates by setting the symbols parameter.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/2010-01-12?symbols=USD,GBP HTTP/2


Specific date Foreign Exchange Rates with Base

Rates are quoted against the Euro by default. Quote against a different currency by setting the base parameter in your request.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/2010-01-12?base=USD HTTP/2


Specific date Foreign Exchange Rates with Symbols and Base

Request specific exchange rates by setting the base parameter and symbols parameter in your request.

GET https://ratesapi.io/api/2010-01-12?base=USD&symbols=GBP HTTP/2


Please cache results whenever possible this will allow us to keep the service without any rate limits or api key requirements.
The API comes with no warranty but we do our best effort to keep the service working relibly.