Crypto Orders

You can submit crypto orders through the traditional orders API endpoints (POST/orders).

  • The following order types are supported: market, limit and stop_limit
  • The following time_in_force values are supported: gtc, and ioc
  • We accept fractional orders as well with either notional or qty provided

You can submit crypto orders for a any supported crypto pair via API, see the below cURL POST request.

curl --request POST '' \
--header 'Apca-Api-Key-Id: <KEY>' \
--header 'Apca-Api-Secret-Key: <SECRET>' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
  "symbol": "BTC/USD",
  "qty": "0.0001",
  "side": "buy",
  "type": "market",
  "time_in_force": "gtc"

The above request submits a market order via API to buy 0.0001 BTC with USD (BTC/USD pair) that is good till end of day.