I generated open AI API for my project for the first time

i generated open AI API for my project for the first time but i keep receiving My quota exceeded please visit payment page to upgrade when i am just registering for the first time. Please help

The API is neither free nor included with ChatGPT plus.

Here’s a link to your API account and its billing: OpenAI Platform

Does it say “add payment method?”. Then that’s what you need to do - and then buy a minimum of $5 in credits to use the service, which is billed by the amount of language data that you send and receive.