Theservice will assign two Application Keys (App Keys) to your Betfair account.
Upon creation, the Live Application Key will be inactive.
- The Delayed App Key operates on the live (production) Betfair Exchange and not a testbed/sandbox environment.
The Delayed App Key should be use for development purposes and any functional testing. The key provides delayed Betfair price data. The delay is variable between 1-180 second snapshots.
- The Delayed App Key must also be used in simulation/practice applications where the facility to bet into live Betfair markets is not available.
- The Delayed App Key does not return traded volume data 'totalMatched' or EX_ALL_OFFERS via listMarketBook.
- To apply for a to activate your Live Application key please click here and select Exchange API > For My Personal Betting and complete the application form at the bottom of the page. If
- If approved, a one-off activation fee of £299 applies; this is debited directly from your Betfair account. Your Betfair account must be funded and fully verified for your application to be considered.