To set up this method, we will need these credentials:

  • FedEx Web Services API User Key  (called the Authentication Key in the confirmation email they send.)
  • FedEx Web Services API Password
  • FedEx Account #
  • FedEx Meter #

First, you will need to register at

  • Once you've logged in with your new account, you will need to navigate to the Develop and Test page (
  • Click the purple button that says "Get your test key", and fill out the required information.
  • Your test key, and all of the information we need to be able to generate FedEx shipping quotes, will be emailed to you after you fill out that form.

A quick note: The above steps walk through how to get "Test" credentials.  When your site is closer to launch, you will need to acquire "Production" credentials.   Here is how to get these