Do I need a separte AI Account for using generating API Codes?

Dear All,
I have a CHATGPT pricing plan “Plus”. Now I want to use a new API code, but here my pricing plan doesn’t exist. Do I need a seperate Account for using generating API codes?
Thanks for help.
Kai

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I have a CHATGPT pricing plan “Plus”. Now I want to use a new API code, but here my pricing plan doesn’t exist. Do I need a seperate Account for using generating API codes?
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Idea Summary:
The user has a ChatGPT Plus subscription and wants to use a new API code. They are unsure if their current subscription covers the use of the API or if they need a separate account for generating API codes.

Extracted Questions and Answers:

  1. Question: Does my ChatGPT Plus subscription cover the use of the API?
    Answer: No, the ChatGPT Plus subscription and the API usage are billed separately. The ChatGPT Plus subscription covers usage on chat.openai.com only and costs $20/month. API usage has its own separate cost. You can find more details on the Pricing page (https://openai.com/pricing) of the API platform. (Source: Help Article (https://help.openai.com/en/articles/7039783-how-can-i-access-the-chatgpt-api))

  2. Question: Do I need a separate account for generating API codes?
    Answer: No, you don’t need a separate account. However, you need to manage and bill the API service separately. You can upgrade your API service to pay-as-you-go by adding a payment method in your API account billing settings (https://platform.openai.com/account/billing/overview). (Source: Help Article (https://help.openai.com/en/articles/8156019-i-want-to-move-my-chatgpt-subscription-to-the-api))