doctl balance get

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doctl balance get [flags]




This command retrieves the following details about your account balance:

  • Your month-to-date balance including your account balance and month-to-date usage.
  • Your current overall balance as of your most recent billing activity.
  • Your usage in the current billing period.
  • The time at which balances were most recently generated.


The following example uses the --format flag to display only your month-to-date balance:

doctl balance get --format MonthToDateUsage


Option Description
--format Columns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: MonthToDateBalance, AccountBalance, MonthToDateUsage, GeneratedAt.
--help , -h Help for this command
--no-header Return raw data with no headers
Default: false
Command Description
doctl balance Display commands for retrieving your account balance

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false