All Collections
Supported Exchanges
Add an API Key for an OKX Subaccount
Add an API Key for an OKX Subaccount

This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to create a subaccount and its API key on the OKX exchange

Updated over a week ago

1. Create a subaccount on OKX

1.1 Hover over your profile icon and open the “Sub account” page:

1.2 Click the “Create sub-account” button:

1.3 Enter the details and choose "Standard sub-account" in the list. The assets deposits are enabled if needed. Click the "Submit" button:

1.4. Enter the code from your authentication app

Done! You’ve successfully created a subaccount on the OKX exchange:

2. Create an API key for an OKX subaccount

2.1 Go to the “API” tab. Select a subaccount for which you want to create a key. Click on the “Create V5 API key'' button:

2.2 Fill in the details on the Create API Key V5 page. Select “Linking third-party apps” and find “Coinmatics” in the “App Name” list. Now enable "Trade" permission. After filling out the form, click on “Confirm”:

2.3 If data has been entered correctly, a window with the API key details pops up. Please note: you need to safely save the passphrase at this step. Then click “Confirm”:

Done! You have successfully created an API key for your OKX subaccount.

Did this answer your question?