Return the raw transaction data.

By default this function only works for mempool transactions. When called with a blockhash argument, getrawtransaction will return the transaction if the specified block is available and the transaction is found in that block. When called without a blockhash argument, getrawtransaction will return the transaction if it is in the mempool, or if -txindex is enabled and the transaction is in a block in the blockchain.

Hint: Use gettransaction for wallet transactions.

If verbose is โ€˜trueโ€™, returns an Object with information about โ€˜txidโ€™.

If verbose is โ€˜falseโ€™ or omitted, returns a string that is serialized, hex-encoded data for โ€˜txidโ€™.

Argument #1 - txid

Type: string, required

The transaction id

Argument #2 - verbose

Type: boolean, optional, default=false

If false, return a string, otherwise return a json object

Argument #3 - blockhash

Type: string, optional

The block in which to look for the transaction

Result (if verbose is not set or set to false)






The serialized, hex-encoded data for โ€˜txidโ€™

Result (if verbose is set to true)

{                                    (json object)
  "in_active_chain" : true|false,    (boolean) Whether specified block is in the active chain or not (only present with explicit "blockhash" argument)
  "hex" : "hex",                     (string) The serialized, hex-encoded data for 'txid'
  "txid" : "hex",                    (string) The transaction id (same as provided)
  "hash" : "hex",                    (string) The transaction hash (differs from txid for witness transactions)
  "size" : n,                        (numeric) The serialized transaction size
  "vsize" : n,                       (numeric) The virtual transaction size (differs from size for witness transactions)
  "weight" : n,                      (numeric) The transaction's weight (between vsize*4-3 and vsize*4)
  "version" : n,                     (numeric) The version
  "locktime" : xxx,                  (numeric) The lock time
  "vin" : [                          (json array)
    {                                (json object)
      "txid" : "hex",                (string) The transaction id
      "vout" : n,                    (numeric) The output number
      "scriptSig" : {                (json object) The script
        "asm" : "str",               (string) asm
        "hex" : "hex"                (string) hex
      "sequence" : n,                (numeric) The script sequence number
      "txinwitness" : [              (json array)
        "hex",                       (string) hex-encoded witness data (if any)
  "vout" : [                         (json array)
    {                                (json object)
      "value" : n,                   (numeric) The value in BTC
      "n" : n,                       (numeric) index
      "scriptPubKey" : {             (json object)
        "asm" : "str",               (string) the asm
        "hex" : "str",               (string) the hex
        "reqSigs" : n,               (numeric) The required sigs
        "type" : "str",              (string) The type, eg 'pubkeyhash'
        "addresses" : [              (json array)
          "str",                     (string) bitcoin address
  "blockhash" : "hex",               (string) the block hash
  "confirmations" : n,               (numeric) The confirmations
  "blocktime" : xxx,                 (numeric) The block time expressed in UNIX epoch time
  "time" : n                         (numeric) Same as "blocktime"


bitcoin-cli getrawtransaction "mytxid"
bitcoin-cli getrawtransaction "mytxid" true
curl --location --request POST '' \
--header 'x-api-key: your_api_key' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
    "jsonrpc": "1.0",
    "id": "curltest",
    "method": "getrawtransaction",
    "params": [
bitcoin-cli getrawtransaction "mytxid" false "myblockhash"
bitcoin-cli getrawtransaction "mytxid" true "myblockhash"

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