Assets API


The Assets API is a RESTful web service and uses the OAuth (v1.0a) protocol to authenticate 3rd party applications.

The Assets API exposes fixed asset related functions of the Xero Accounting application and can be used for a variety of purposes such as creating assets, retrieving asset valuations etc.


The base url for all assets endpoints is

The initial set of endpoints for the Assets API includes:

GET/POST AssetTypes
GET Settings Settings

e.g. The URL for the Assets endpoint is


All API applications have access to the Assets API.

Requests and Responses

The Assets API supports JSON only. XML is not supported.


The Assets API is currently version 1.0 and may be updated separately to the Core API. Please see the Assets API release notes for the latest improvements.

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