What is the Faucet?

The faucet is a web-based service that provides free tokens to users of the testnet. The tokens enable users to experiment with Cardano features without spending ada cryptocurrency on the mainnet.

Accessing the Faucet

First, create an account from the special testnet version of Daedalus. You then use the form to receive your tokens.

To request tokens using the faucet:

  1. Enter the address of the account where you want to top up funds.
  2. Optionally enter your API key to bypass rate limiting.
  3. Click on Request.
  4. Funds will be in the account you specified within a short interval.
  5. When you have finished using your test tokens, please return them to the faucet so that other members of the community can use them. Please return your test tokens to this address: 2cWKMJemoBajBczf9vBHqkwBH28MSANXz5xhprSuGZucLWypjJqLt5qiqwcprMqPMGymS

The address to send funds to

Optional API key to bypass rate limiting

Last updated: May 1, 2020 08:00 UTC