How to get your API Key

The API is implemented as vanilla XML/JSON over HTTP and uses basic HTTP authentication.

To use the API you need to use your API Key which you can find by following the steps below once you have logged in:

  • Click your username in the top right hand corner
  • Click 'My Account'

Here you will see your API Key (and have an opportunity to change if necessary), eg.:


For additional information on the Employment Hero Payroll API, please refer to our API Documentation.


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