Generate API Keys

Know how new and existing merchants can generate Test Mode and Live Mode API keys from the RazorpayX Dashboard.

After you

, you can generate API keys in both Test mode and Live mode.

The actions taken in the Test mode have no consequences in your live environment. No real money is used in the test mode. Know more about


All RazorpayX APIs are authenticated using Basic Auth, which is a combination of [YOUR_KEY_ID] and [YOUR_KEY_SECRET].

Watch Out!

API Keys generated in the Live mode will not work in the Test mode and vice versa.

The steps to generate API keys in the Test mode is the same as the live environment. Read along, or watch this video to see how to generate API Keys in the Test mode.

To generate API keys in test mode:

  1. Log in to your


  2. Navigate to the user icon in the top-right corner of the screen and click `My Profile' → My Accounts & Settings.

  3. Navigate to Developer Controls and click Generate Key.

    Handy Tips

    When generating API keys in Live mode, you must enter the OTP sent to you. This is to authroize the new user generating a new set of keys.
    The same is not applicable for Test Mode.

  4. Download the keys when the pop-up appears.

We have a Postman collection to make the integration quicker and easier. Click the Run in Postman button below to get started.

If you are an existing Razorpay user, use your existing API key to fire RazorpayX APIs. Do not regenerate your API Keys.

You must activate your account to make live payouts. To activate your account, provide the following KYC information from your Dashboard:

  • Contact Info
  • Business Details
  • Your Bank Account Information
  • Business Documents such as ID proof, Business Registration proof and Company PAN.

Watch Out!

After generating the keys from the Dashboard, DOWNLOAD KEY DETAILS and save them securely. The Key secret is not visible on the Dashboard due to security reasons. If you have misplaced the key details, regenerate the keys and replace them wherever required.

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