The fixer sensor will show you the current exchange rate from which is using data from the European Central Bank (ECB).

To get an overview about the available currencies.


You need to create an API key. The free account is limited to only EUR as a base currency, allows 100 requests per month, and updates every hour.


To enable this sensor, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: fixer
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    target: CHF

Configuration Variables

api_key string Required

Your API key for

target string Required

The symbol of the target currency.

name string (Optional, default: Exchange rate)

Name to use in the frontend.

Details about the API are available in the documentation.