# News: As of December 2020, the rate limit will change for some endpoints in the Messaging API

As of December 2020, the rate limit will change for some endpoints in the Messaging API

In the Messaging API, each endpoint has a rate limit.

The rate limit will change for some endpoints starting December 1, 2020. Refer to this table for the differences between before and after changes.

Endpoint Before Change After Change
60 requests/hour no change
60 requests/minute no change
1,000 requests per minute no change
Other API endpoints 100,000 requests per minute
1,700 requests per seccond
2,000 requests per second *

* Before the change, there were both per-minute and per-second rate limits, but after the change, there will only be a per-second rate limit. If you send requests exceeding the rate limit, you will receive an error message saying, 429 Too Many Requests.

# Expected Date of Specification Change

December 1, 2020

The details and date of this specification change are subject to change without notice.

LINE will continue to work to further improve its service to our customers. Thank you for your understanding.