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. There is a rate limit of 1000 calls per month.


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.