addmultisigaddress (wallet command)

Bitcoin Core 25.0 RPC

addmultisigaddress nrequired ["key",...] ( "label" "address_type" )

Add an nrequired-to-sign multisignature address to the wallet. Requires a new wallet backup.

Each key is a Bitcoin address or hex-encoded public key.

This functionality is only intended for use with non-watchonly addresses.

See `importaddress` for watchonly p2sh address support.

If 'label' is specified, assign address to that label.


1. nrequired       (numeric, required) The number of required signatures out of the n keys or addresses.
2. keys            (json array, required) The bitcoin addresses or hex-encoded public keys
       "key",      (string) bitcoin address or hex-encoded public key
3. label           (string, optional) A label to assign the addresses to.
4. address_type    (string, optional, default=set by -addresstype) The address type to use. Options are "legacy", "p2sh-segwit", and "bech32".


{                            (json object)
  "address" : "str",         (string) The value of the new multisig address
  "redeemScript" : "hex",    (string) The string value of the hex-encoded redemption script
  "descriptor" : "str",      (string) The descriptor for this multisig
  "warnings" : [             (json array, optional) Any warnings resulting from the creation of this multisig
    "str",                   (string)


Add a multisig address from 2 addresses
> bitcoin-cli addmultisigaddress 2 "[\"bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl\",\"bc1q02ad21edsxd23d32dfgqqsz4vv4nmtfzuklhy3\"]"

As a JSON-RPC call
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "addmultisigaddress", "params": [2, "[\"bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl\",\"bc1q02ad21edsxd23d32dfgqqsz4vv4nmtfzuklhy3\"]"]}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'