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    Node.js & Typescript Bybit API SDK

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    Node.js connector for the Bybit APIs and WebSockets:

    • Complete integration with all Bybit APIs.
    • TypeScript support (with type declarations for most API requests & responses).
    • Over 300 end-to-end tests making real API calls & WebSocket connections, validating any changes before they reach npm.
    • Robust WebSocket integration with configurable connection heartbeats & automatic reconnect then resubscribe workflows.
    • Browser support (via webpack bundle - see "Browser Usage" below).


    npm install --save bybit-api

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    Most methods accept JS objects. These can be populated using parameters specified by Bybit's API documentation, or check the type definition in each class within this repository (see table below for convenient links to each class).


    This connector is fully compatible with both TypeScript and pure JavaScript projects, while the connector is written in TypeScript. A pure JavaScript version can be built using npm run build, which is also the version published to npm.

    The version on npm is the output from the build command and can be used in projects without TypeScript (although TypeScript is definitely recommended).

    • src - the whole connector written in TypeScript
    • lib - the JavaScript version of the project (built from TypeScript). This should not be edited directly, as it will be overwritten with each release.
    • dist - the webpack bundle of the project for use in browser environments (see guidance on webpack below).
    • examples - some implementation examples & demonstrations. Contributions are welcome!

    REST API Clients

    Each REST API group has a dedicated REST client. To avoid confusion, here are the available REST clients and the corresponding API groups:

    Class Description
    [ Derivatives v3 ] The Derivatives v3 APIs (successor to the Futures V2 APIs)
    UnifiedMarginClient Derivatives (v3) Unified Margin APIs
    ContractClient Derivatives (v3) Contract APIs.
    [ Futures v2 ] The Futures v2 APIs
    InverseClient Inverse Perpetual Futures (v2) APIs
    LinearClient USDT Perpetual Futures (v2) APIs
    InverseFuturesClient Inverse Futures (v2) APIs
    [ Spot ] The spot APIs
    SpotClientV3 Spot Market (v3) APIs
    SpotClient (deprecated, SpotClientV3 recommended) Spot Market (v1) APIs
    [ USDC Contract ] The USDC Contract APIs
    USDCPerpetualClient USDC Perpetual APIs
    USDCOptionClient USDC Option APIs
    [ Other ] Other standalone API groups
    AccountAssetClient Account Asset APIs
    CopyTradingClient Copy Trading APIs
    WebsocketClient All WebSocket Events (Public & Private for all API categories)

    Examples for using each client can be found in:

    If you're missing an example, you're welcome to request one. Priority will be given to github sponsors.


    Create API credentials on Bybit's website:

    All REST clients have can be used in a similar way. However, method names, parameters and responses may vary depending on the API category you're using!

    Not sure which function to call or which parameters to use? Click the class name in the table above to look at all the function names (they are in the same order as the official API docs), and check the API docs for a list of endpoints/paramters/responses.

    const {
    } = require('bybit-api');
    const restClientOptions = {
      /** Your API key. Optional, if you plan on making private api calls */
      key?: string;
      /** Your API secret. Optional, if you plan on making private api calls */
      secret?: string;
      /** Set to `true` to connect to testnet. Uses the live environment by default. */
      testnet?: boolean;
      /** Override the max size of the request window (in ms) */
      recv_window?: number;
      /** Disabled by default. This can help on machines with consistent latency problems. */
      enable_time_sync?: boolean;
      /** How often to sync time drift with bybit servers */
      sync_interval_ms?: number | string;
      /** Default: false. If true, we'll throw errors if any params are undefined */
      strict_param_validation?: boolean;
       * Optionally override API protocol + domain
       * e.g baseUrl: ''
      baseUrl?: string;
      /** Default: true. whether to try and post-process request exceptions. */
      parse_exceptions?: boolean;
    const API_KEY = 'xxx';
    const API_SECRET = 'yyy';
    const useTestnet = false;
    const client = new InverseClient({
      key: API_KEY,
      secret: API_SECRET,
      testnet: useTestnet
      // requestLibraryOptions
    // For public-only API calls, simply don't provide a key & secret or set them to undefined
    // const client = new InverseClient({});
      .then(result => {
        console.log("getApiKeyInfo result: ", result);
      .catch(err => {
        console.error("getApiKeyInfo error: ", err);
    client.getOrderBook({ symbol: 'BTCUSD' })
      .then(result => {
        console.log("getOrderBook result: ", result);
      .catch(err => {
        console.error("getOrderBook error: ", err);


    All API groups can be used via a shared WebsocketClient. However, to listen to multiple API groups at once, you will need to make one WebsocketClient instance per API group.

    The WebsocketClient can be configured to a specific API group using the market parameter. These are the currently available API groups:

    API Category Market Description
    Unified Margin - Options market: 'unifiedOption' The derivatives v3 category for unified margin. Note: public topics only support options topics. If you need USDC/USDT perps, use unifiedPerp instead.
    Unified Margin - Perps market: 'unifiedPerp' The derivatives v3 category for unified margin. Note: public topics only support USDT/USDC perpetual topics - use unifiedOption if you need public options topics.
    Futures v2 - Inverse Perps market: 'inverse' The inverse v2 perps category.
    Futures v2 - USDT Perps market: 'linear' The USDT/linear v2 perps category.
    Futures v2 - Inverse Futures market: 'inverse' The inverse futures v2 category uses the same market as inverse perps.
    Spot v3 market: 'spotv3' The spot v3 category.
    Spot v1 market: 'spot' The older spot v1 category. Use the spotv3 market if possible, as the v1 category does not have automatic re-subscribe if reconnected.
    Copy Trading market: 'linear' The copy trading category. Use the linear market to listen to all copy trading topics.
    USDC Perps market: 'usdcPerp The USDC perps category.
    USDC Options market: 'usdcOption' The USDC options category.
    Contract v3 USDT market: 'contractUSDT' The Contract V3 category (USDT perps)
    Contract v3 Inverse market: 'contractInverse' The Contract V3 category (inverse perps)
    const { WebsocketClient } = require('bybit-api');
    const API_KEY = 'xxx';
    const PRIVATE_KEY = 'yyy';
    const wsConfig = {
      key: API_KEY,
      secret: PRIVATE_KEY,
        The following parameters are optional:
      // defaults to true == livenet
      // testnet: false
      // NOTE: to listen to multiple markets (spot vs inverse vs linear vs linearfutures) at once, make one WebsocketClient instance per market
      market: 'linear',
      // market: 'inverse',
      // market: 'spot',
      // market: 'spotv3',
      // market: 'usdcOption',
      // market: 'usdcPerp',
      // market: 'unifiedPerp',
      // market: 'unifiedOption',
      // how long to wait (in ms) before deciding the connection should be terminated & reconnected
      // pongTimeout: 1000,
      // how often to check (in ms) that WS connection is still alive
      // pingInterval: 10000,
      // how long to wait before attempting to reconnect (in ms) after connection is closed
      // reconnectTimeout: 500,
      // config options sent to RestClient (used for time sync). See RestClient docs.
      // restOptions: { },
      // config for axios used for HTTP requests. E.g for proxy support
      // requestOptions: { }
      // override which URL to use for websocket connections
      // wsUrl: 'wss://'
    const ws = new WebsocketClient(wsConfig);
    // subscribe to multiple topics at once
    ws.subscribe(['position', 'execution', 'trade']);
    // and/or subscribe to individual topics on demand
    // Listen to events coming from websockets. This is the primary data source
    ws.on('update', data => {
      console.log('update', data);
    // Optional: Listen to websocket connection open event (automatic after subscribing to one or more topics)
    ws.on('open', ({ wsKey, event }) => {
      console.log('connection open for websocket with ID: ' + wsKey);
    // Optional: Listen to responses to websocket queries (e.g. the response after subscribing to a topic)
    ws.on('response', response => {
      console.log('response', response);
    // Optional: Listen to connection close event. Unexpected connection closes are automatically reconnected.
    ws.on('close', () => {
      console.log('connection closed');
    // Optional: Listen to raw error events. Recommended.
    ws.on('error', err => {
      console.error('error', err);

    See websocket-client.ts for further information.

    Customise Logging

    Pass a custom logger which supports the log methods silly, debug, notice, info, warning and error, or override methods from the default logger as desired.

    const { WebsocketClient, DefaultLogger } = require('bybit-api');
    // Disable all logging on the silly level
    const customLogger = {
      silly: () => {},
    const ws = new WebsocketClient(
      { key: 'xxx', secret: 'yyy' },

    Browser Usage

    Build a bundle using webpack:

    • npm install
    • npm build
    • npm pack

    The bundle can be found in dist/. Altough usage should be largely consistent, smaller differences will exist. Documentation is still TODO.

    However, note that browser usage will lead to CORS errors due Bybit. See issue #79 for more information & alternative suggestions.

    Contributions & Thanks



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    Contributions are encouraged, I will review any incoming pull requests. See the issues tab for todo items.

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