A Laravel package for the Firebase PHP Admin SDK

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A Laravel package for the Firebase PHP Admin SDK.

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This package requires Laravel 5.8 and higher or Lumen 5.8 and higher.

composer require kreait/laravel-firebase

If you use Lumen or don't use Laravel's package auto-discovery, add the following service provider in config/app.php (Laravel) or bootstrap/app.php (Lumen):


// config/app.php
return [
    // ...
    'providers' => [
        // ...
    // ...   


// bootstrap/app.php



In order to access a Firebase project and its related services using a server SDK, requests must be authenticated. For server-to-server communication this is done with a Service Account.

The package uses auto discovery to find the credentials needed for authenticating requests to the Firebase APIs by inspecting certain environment variables and looking into Google's well known path(s).

If you don't already have generated a Service Account, you can do so by following the instructions from the official documentation pages at

Once you have downloaded the Service Account JSON file, you can use it to configure the package by specifying the environment variable FIREBASE_CREDENTIALS in your .env file:

# or

For further configuration, please see config/firebase.php. You can modify the configuration by copying it to your local config directory or by defining the environment variables used in the config file:

# Laravel
php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Kreait\Laravel\Firebase\ServiceProvider" --tag=config

# Lumen
mkdir -p config
cp vendor/kreait/laravel-firebase/config/firebase.php config/firebase.php


Component Automatic Injection Facades app()
Authentication \Kreait\Firebase\Auth FirebaseAuth app('firebase.auth')
Cloud Firestore \Kreait\Firebase\Firestore FirebaseFirestore app('firebase.firestore')
Cloud Messaging (FCM) \Kreait\Firebase\Messaging FirebaseMessaging app('firebase.messaging')
Dynamic Links \Kreait\Firebase\DynamicLinks FirebaseDynamicLinks app('firebase.dynamic_links')
Realtime Database \Kreait\Firebase\Database FirebaseDatabase app('firebase.database')
Remote Config \Kreait\Firebase\RemoteConfig FirebaseRemoteConfig app('firebase.remote_config')
Storage \Kreait\Firebase\Storage FirebaseStorage app('')

Once you have retrieved a component, please refer to the documentation of the Firebase PHP Admin SDK for further information on how to use it.

You don't need and should not use the new Factory() pattern described in the SDK documentation, this is already done for you with the Laravel Service Provider. Use Dependency Injection, the Facades or the app() helper instead



Firebase Admin PHP SDK is licensed under the MIT License.

Your use of Firebase is governed by the Terms of Service for Firebase Services.