How to file a question or an issue

Start here if you have any questions on how to use Alpaca, questions about code, etc.

If you’re encountering an issue with code that works with the Alpaca API and you are looking for help debugging the problem, following this template will make it easier for others to find out what might be wrong.


Let us know what language you’re writing your code in. Please include the version number you’re running, if possible.

Alpaca SDK Version
If using an SDK library to interface with the Alpaca API, please include the version number you have installed in your environment.

Other environment details
If there’s anything else you’d like to include about the environment you’re running your code in - operating system, cloud provider, etc. - list it here.


Describe the problem you’re running into here.

Paper or Live Trading?
Let us know if you’re experiencing the issue when using the paper trading simulator or live trading API.

Example Code
If you have code that reproduces the problem or will make your issue clearer, please include it here.

Thank you,
Alpaca Team