Documentation exported from Bitcoin Core 0.20.0

sendtoaddress (0.20.0 RPC)










sendtoaddress "address" amount ( "comment" "comment_to" subtractfeefromamount replaceable conf_target "estimate_mode" avoid_reuse )

Send an amount to a given address.
Requires wallet passphrase to be set with walletpassphrase call if wallet is encrypted.

1. address                  (string, required) The bitcoin address to send to.
2. amount                   (numeric or string, required) The amount in BTC to send. eg 0.1
3. comment                  (string, optional) A comment used to store what the transaction is for.
                            This is not part of the transaction, just kept in your wallet.
4. comment_to               (string, optional) A comment to store the name of the person or organization
                            to which you're sending the transaction. This is not part of the 
                            transaction, just kept in your wallet.
5. subtractfeefromamount    (boolean, optional, default=false) The fee will be deducted from the amount being sent.
                            The recipient will receive less bitcoins than you enter in the amount field.
6. replaceable              (boolean, optional, default=wallet default) Allow this transaction to be replaced by a transaction with higher fees via BIP 125
7. conf_target              (numeric, optional, default=wallet default) Confirmation target (in blocks)
8. estimate_mode            (string, optional, default=UNSET) The fee estimate mode, must be one of:
9. avoid_reuse              (boolean, optional, default=true) (only available if avoid_reuse wallet flag is set) Avoid spending from dirty addresses; addresses are considered
                            dirty if they have previously been used in a transaction.

"hex"    (string) The transaction id.

> bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress "bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl" 0.1
> bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress "bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl" 0.1 "donation" "seans outpost"
> bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress "bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl" 0.1 "" "" true
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "sendtoaddress", "params": ["bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl", 0.1, "donation", "seans outpost"]}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'