**Create your Juspay Merchant Account**
Before you can do anything with Juspay, you will have to get an account created with us. If you have not done this already, please reach out to [email protected]
An api_key is secret information that helps us to authenticate all your requests to our servers. After signing up successfully and setting up your merchant account, you can copy the api_key from [here](🔗) > Settings > Security
Please refrain from sharing api_key to anyone. Please do not share with Juspay over any medium as well.
The api_key is a 32 character alpha numeric string like this: **782CB4B3F5B84BDDB3C9EAFA6A134DC3**