# How to access Coverr's Free Videos API
# Request an API Key
In order to use the Coverr API you need an API Key.
To get your API key or if you have any other questions please contact [email protected].
We usually provide a key within a week of request, assuming the use case makes sense.
# Quotas and limits
Every Coverr API key is free and will provide access to all of our API features.
# Personal use or staging - up to 1000 calls/month.
A new, “unverified” API key will be limited to a maximum of 1000 requests per month — enough for personal use, hobby projects, and staging purposes.
# Moving to production - up to 500 calls/minute(!)
Once you’re ready, you can contact us and request your production-verified key. These keys have a much higher capacity — up to 500 requests per minute — depending on your app’s needs.
And again, if you have any more questions, please contact [email protected].
Already have an API key? Let’s make our first call in the Authentication section!