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Exchange API Products
The Exchange API is for developers looking to create automated betting systems or custom betting interfaces for themselves or for Betfair customers. The Exchange API is available for the Global, Spanish and Italian Betfair Exchange
The API contains a powerful set of features that enable advanced market navigation, search, odds retrieval, bet placement and sports related data retrieval. The Exchange API is made up of the following key components:
There are a number of documentation resources available:
Getting Started Guide - provides all the information required regarding licensing, login and making your first requests via the Betfair API
Reference Guide - the latest documentation for the Betfair API.
Sample Code - code samples are available in a number of programming languages.
Demo Tools - allow you to quickly test API operations via an easy to use interface.
Benefits & Features
The main benefits and features of the Exchange API include:
* does not apply to commercial access. Please see Commercial Opportunities for details of commercial licensing
# You should use your Delayed Application key for development purposes.
There are a number of different Commercial API licences available and these fit into the definitions below:
Software Vendor Licence
Please see Developer Support for further information on how to apply for a Software Vendor Licence.
Odds Publisher Licence
If your already a registered Betfair Affiliate please contact our Affiliates team via Sports.Partnerships@betfair.com for more details
If your not an Affiliate, you can apply via https://affiliates.betfair.com/ > Join Now
Betting Operator Licence
Please contact us via Developer Support for further information.