Downloading the ODBC Driver

The license agreement for the Snowflake ODBC driver is available at Please review the license agreement before installing the software.

The installer for the Snowflake ODBC driver is distributed through the Snowflake Client Repository.

Before downloading an updated version of the driver, you might want to first verify the version of the driver you are currently using. To verify your driver version, connect to Snowflake through a client application that uses the driver and check the version. If the application supports executing SQL queries, you can call the CURRENT_CLIENT function.

You can use yum to download and install the driver, or you can download the installer yourself.


If you are using yum, skip ahead to Using yum to Download and Install the Driver.

To download the installer for the latest version of the driver for your platform, go to the Snowflake Client Repository:


The Linux installation package is provided in three variations:

  • TGZ (TAR file compressed using .GZIP)

  • RPM

  • DEB

The TGZ package requires some manual configuration tasks. The RPM and DEB packages include an automated installer and support validation using the public GPG key provided by Snowflake.

After downloading the appropriate installer for the driver for your platform, use the following instructions (and related information) to install and configure the driver: