[429] You exceeded your current quota, please check your plan and billing details

I´ve just upgraded to ChatGPT 4 but when I try to automate some other applications with chatGPT, I get that message even though I have a brand new ChatGPT 4 paid plan.

I have read there was some kind of bug with this but it seems it was not solved yet.

It´s seems that my plan is not updated.


Thanks for any help.


ChatGPT and openai API (platform) are two separate products and their billing has nothing to do with each other.

The API billing is here: https://platform.openai.com/account/billing/overview
and the quotas are here: https://platform.openai.com/account/limits

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Hi; thanks for your answer.

I have just paid for chatgpt 4 yesterday which I am using now but when I try to run an automation I recieve the message of this post.
Where can I see my chatgpt account balance?
Do you have any clue what is happening?

Thanks a lot for your help


can you post a screenshot of what you’re doing? what do you mean with automation?

as far as I’m aware there’s no such thing as a chatgpt account balance.

Hi, I paid for the GPT4 account on december 14 and I received a confirmation email that´s paid, in fact, I am using chatGPT4 but when I go to https://platform.openai.com/account/billing/payment-methods there´s a message saying that I haven´t started a billing plan yet.

I send images of the message in the openai platform:

Thanks for your help


Hi JC,

It looks like you have found the OpenAI API platform, which is for developers, and has a completely different billing and payment system than ChatGPT.

Your ChatGPT Plus subscription is not found there. All resources available to discover your subscription status are solely within chat.openai.com - the ChatGPT interface.


Just to make sure that I get it right.
If I want to use chatgpt4 and connect it with an application like MAKE, I have to pay for two services, one the chatgpt4 (chatpgt plus) $20 and other payment for the api usage.

Is this correct?

Thank you

You do not need to be a ChatGPT Plus subscriber in order to use the API.

GPT-4 models are not available on API only under a free trial; you must make your first purchase of a prepay credit to the account to unlock gpt-4 class models, which is a minumum of $5. Not a subscription, an account balance used toward your data use.

ChatGPT, to be clear, is just the name of the web chatbot at chat.openai.com.