CryptoTrader.Tax only needs "Read" or "View" access to your accounts to import your trade history. This permission protects your accounts. Learn more about API access in this article here.

Step 1: 

Click the menu button at the top right of the Coinbase Pro dashboard and select API from the dropdown.

Step 2:

Under Profile Information in the API Settings tab, click the + NEW API KEY button at the top right corner.

Step 3:

Select your profile and check the "View" box in permissions. 

Learn more about API permissions here

Create a passphrase, and then enter in your Two Factor Authentication code. 

Step 4:

Click the Create API Key button at the bottom to make a unique key. The new API key and secret will be displayed on the API Settings page.

*Note that the API Secret will only be shown once, so remember to record your Secret in a secure location.

Step 5:

Enter your API Key, Secret, and Passphrase into CryptoTrader.Tax and click Import.

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