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getMinimumBalanceForRentExemption RPC Method

The API credit value for this method is 3 . To learn more about API credits and each method's value, visit the API Credits page.


  1. usize - integer - (optional) The account data length
  2. object - (optional) The configuration object with the following fields:

    Commitment - string - (optional) The level of commitment required for the query. The options include:

    Finalized - string - The node will query the most recent block confirmed by the supermajority of the cluster as having reached maximum lockout, meaning the cluster has recognized this block as finalized

    Confirmed - string - The node will query the most recent block that has been voted on by the supermajority of the cluster

    Processed - string - The node will query its most recent block. Note that the block may not be complete


  1. result - The minimum lamports required in an account to remain rent free, which is encoded as u64, 64-bit unsigned integer

Code Examples:

const web3 = require("@solana/web3.js");
(async () => {
  const solana = new web3.Connection("http://sample-endpoint-name.network.quiknode.pro/token-goes-here/");
  console.log(await solana.getMinimumBalanceForRentExemption(50));
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