getFees RPC Method

Returns a recent block hash from the ledger, a fee schedule that can be used to compute the cost of submitting a transaction using it, and the last slot in which the blockhash will be valid.

Deprecated Method

This method is expected to be removed in solana-core v2.0. Please use getFeeForMessage instead.

Parameters #

string required

Pubkey of account to query, as base-58 encoded string

object optional

Configuration object containing the following fields:

commitment string optional

Result #

The result will be an RpcResponse JSON object with value set to a JSON object with the following fields:

  • blockhash: <string> - a Hash as base-58 encoded string
  • feeCalculator: <object> - FeeCalculator object, the fee schedule for this block hash
  • lastValidSlot: <u64> - DEPRECATED - this value is inaccurate and should not be relied upon
  • lastValidBlockHeight: <u64> - last block height at which the blockhash will be valid

Code sample #

curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d '
  { "jsonrpc":"2.0", "id": 1, "method":"getFees"}

Response #

  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": {
    "context": {
      "slot": 1
    "value": {
      "blockhash": "CSymwgTNX1j3E4qhKfJAUE41nBWEwXufoYryPbkde5RR",
      "feeCalculator": {
        "lamportsPerSignature": 5000
      "lastValidSlot": 297,
      "lastValidBlockHeight": 296
  "id": 1