years of historical data
Exchangerate.host is a simple and lightweight service for current and historical foreign exchange rates & crypto exchange rates. Reliable forex rates and easy-to-integrate API.
Let the numbers talk
Exchangerates.host API is an API service for real-time and historical
foreign exchange & precious metals rates
years of historical data
The reasons to choose us as your partner
Exchangerate.host has been designed and tested to handle thousands of request per second. Also constantly monitored.
Delivered in portable JSON format for maximum usability, ease of integration, and compatibility with any of your applications.
The API comes with guaranteed availability, scalable volumes and responds within milliseconds.
Currency data delivered are sourced from financial data providers and banks.
API also comes with separate endpoints for single currency conversion and Time-Series data.
Helpful documentation, high uptime and fast support. Very Easy to Implement.
The big benefit has been clarity of purpose. We now focus on the outcomes and the breaking down of the silos.
At exchangerate.host it's important to gain feedback on the service we deliver to you. We can continuously relay back where progress is being made to reinforce what we are doing and where it contributes to the big picture.
Just a short sample of what they say about us.
Frequently Asked Questions
Exchangerates.host is a REST API that is a service for current and historical foreign exchange rates and crypto exchange rates.
Exchangerates.host is a product built and maintained by APILayer, a technology company that provides a variety of reliable and essential APIs for developers. APILayer’s APIs are affordable for both startups and larger companies. APILayer GmbH is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
The API's system status is closely monitored around the clock. Every effort is made to ensure the highest possible level of availability and consistency, and we are proud to have an average uptime rate of nearly 100% (99.9%) throughout the last 12 months.
If your query fails, the API will return false in the success parameter, also HTTP header code 404 Not Found or HTTP 521 Timeout.
The API delivers EOD / End of Day historical exchange rates, which become available at 00:05 am GMT for the previous day and are time stamped at one second before midnight.
API requests made by a throttled user or app will fail. All API requests are subject to rate limits. Real time rate limit usage statistics are described in headers that are included with most API responses once enough calls have been made to an endpoint.
API requests are cached by default. You can try to add an additional parameter &v=_actual_date_ in the query, where _actual_date_ enter the day in the format for example Y-m-d (or you can add only hour value).