How To Get Sendgrid Api Key

During this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps of obtaining a SendGrid API key. SendGrid is a widely used email delivery platform that enables developers to send emails from their applications. The API key serves as a distinctive identifier that verifies requests made for your project, for both usage and billing purposes. Let’s begin!

Step 1: Create a SendGrid Account

If you don’t already have an account with SendGrid, you’ll need to create one. Visit and click on the “Start For Free” button to sign up.

Step 2: Log In to Your Account

Once you have created your SendGrid account, log in. You’ll be directed to your SendGrid dashboard.

Step 3: Navigate to the API Keys Page

In your SendGrid dashboard, navigate to the “Settings” section. This should lead you to a drop-down menu where you can find and select the “API Keys” option.

Step 4: Generate a New API Key

On the API Keys page, click on the “Create API Key” button. You’ll need to provide a name for your key and select the level of access you need.

The access levels available include:

  • Full Access: This allows you to both read and write.
  • Restricted Access: You can customize permissions for this access level.
  • Read Access: This will only allow you to read.

Once you’ve selected the access level, click on “Create & View” button.

Step 5: Save Your API Key

After clicking the “Create & View” button, your new API Key will be created and displayed on the screen. Make sure to copy and store it safely. SendGrid will not store the API Key and you won’t be able to retrieve it later.

Copy the API Key and store it securely.

And that’s it! You now have your SendGrid API key and you can start integrating SendGrid into your application.


Obtaining a SendGrid API key is a straightforward process that allows you to start sending emails from your application. Remember, it’s crucial to keep your API key secure to avoid any malicious use. Happy emailing!