JS API Rate limit - Chargebee

Modified on: Fri, 28 May, 2021 at 8:32 AM

Chargebee restricts API requests when you exceed the limits entitled for your plan. The limiting mechanism is employed considering two criteria:
 
Requests per minute - Number of requests in the past 60 seconds.
Concurrent requests - Number of requests at an instance of time.
When the upper limit is breached on either of the above criteria, an HTTP 429 error response is returned for subsequent requests. As a result, no more requests are served until the limit resets (in approximately a minute).
 
If you need a temporary increase in the API rate limit, you can contact support@chargbee to avail of it. Further, if you breach the limit frequently, we suggest you move to a higher plan to accommodate the volume of requests

Listed below are the API rate limits for each Chargebee plan:

PLAN  REQUESTS PER MINUTE LIMIT CONCURRENT REQUESTS LIMIT  
 Live site Test site  Live site  Test site 
 Launch 150 150Up to 150 simultaneous requests, of which GET requests should not exceed 50 and POST requests should not exceed 100.Up to 100 simultaneous requests, of which the GET and POST requests must not exceed 50 each.    
 Grow200 
 Scale 300 
 Enterprise 500
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