eth_getTransactionReceipt - Ethereum

Returns the receipt of a transaction by transaction hash.

This can also be used to track the status of a transaction, since the result will be null until the transaction is mined. However, unlike eth_getTransactionByHash , which returns null for unknown transactions, and a non-null response with 3 null fields for a pending transaction, eth_getTransactionReceipt returns null for both pending and unknown transactions.
This call is also commonly used to get the contract address for a contract creation tx.

Note: the receipt is not available for pending transactions.


DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of a transaction

params: ["0xab059a62e22e230fe0f56d8555340a29b2e9532360368f810595453f6fdd213b"];


Object - A transaction receipt object, or null when no receipt was found:

  • transactionHash: DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of the transaction.
  • transactionIndex: QUANTITY - integer of the transactions index position in the block.
  • blockHash: DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of the block where this transaction was in.
  • blockNumber: QUANTITY - block number where this transaction was in.
  • from: DATA, 20 Bytes - address of the sender.
  • to: DATA, 20 Bytes - address of the receiver. null when its a contract creation transaction.
  • cumulativeGasUsed: QUANTITY - The total amount of gas used when this transaction was executed in the block.
  • gasUsed: QUANTITY - The amount of gas used by this specific transaction alone.
  • contractAddress: DATA, 20 Bytes - The contract address created, if the transaction was a contract creation, otherwise null.
  • logs: Array - Array of log objects, which this transaction generated.
  • logsBloom: DATA, 256 Bytes - Bloom filter for light clients to quickly retrieve related logs.

It also returns either:

  • root : DATA 32 bytes of post-transaction stateroot (pre Byzantium)
  • status: QUANTITY either 1 (success) or 0 (failure)



curl \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getTransactionReceipt","params":["0xab059a62e22e230fe0f56d8555340a29b2e9532360368f810595453f6fdd213b"],"id":0}
RequestType: POST


	"jsonrpc": "2.0",
	"id": 0,
	"result": {
		"transactionHash": "0xab059a62e22e230fe0f56d8555340a29b2e9532360368f810595453f6fdd213b",
		"blockHash": "0x8243343df08b9751f5ca0c5f8c9c0460d8a9b6351066fae0acbd4d3e776de8bb",
		"blockNumber": "0x429d3b",
		"contractAddress": null,
		"cumulativeGasUsed": "0x64b559",
		"from": "0x00b46c2526e227482e2ebb8f4c69e4674d262e75",
		"gasUsed": "0xcaac",
		"logs": [
				"blockHash": "0x8243343df08b9751f5ca0c5f8c9c0460d8a9b6351066fae0acbd4d3e776de8bb",
				"address": "0xb59f67a8bff5d8cd03f6ac17265c550ed8f33907",
				"logIndex": "0x56",
				"data": "0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000012a05f200",
				"removed": false,
				"topics": [
				"blockNumber": "0x429d3b",
				"transactionIndex": "0xac",
				"transactionHash": "0xab059a62e22e230fe0f56d8555340a29b2e9532360368f810595453f6fdd213b"
		"logsBloom": "0x00000000040000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000080000000010000000000000000000000000000000000040000000000000000000000000000000000000000008000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000002000000000000000000000000010000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000002000000000000000000000000000000010100000000000000000000000000004000000000000200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
		"root": "0x3ccba97c7fcc7e1636ce2d44be1a806a8999df26eab80a928205714a878d5114",
		"status": null,
		"to": "0xb59f67a8bff5d8cd03f6ac17265c550ed8f33907",
		"transactionIndex": "0xac"
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