The testnet faucet is a service that provides test ada (tAda) to users of the Cardano testnet. These tokens have no value, but they enable users to experiment with Cardano testnet features without spending real ada on the mainnet. You can use test ada to mint native tokens, to play around with Cardano wallets or to learn how to operate a stake pool.
#How to get test ada
- Default funds are in
tAda. If you'd like to test the native token functionality, select
Testcoinfrom the dropdown menu.
- Enter the address of the account where you want to top up funds.
- If you have been issued with an API key, please enter this to access any additional funds you may have been allocated.
- Confirm the
I'm not a robotbox and solve the captcha if needed.
- Click on
Requestand the funds will be in the testnet account you specified within a few minutes. Use the Cardano testnet explorer in case you want to check any transactions on the Cardano testnet.
Return the test ada
Please return your test ada once you are done with testing so that other members of the community can use them. Send your test tokens to this address: