Create a Bing Maps Key

At the Bing Maps Account Center you can register for a Bing Maps account, and create a Bing Maps key to authenticate your application.

Get a Basic Key

The Basic Key is for use with consumer-facing, education, and non-profit applications as well as for internal commercial Windows or Windows Phone applications that qualify for free use. See restrictions below.
Please see the Enterprise Key for business applications used by authenticated enterprise associates and agents.
Basic Key application types and parameters
  • Public Website
  • Public Windows App
  • Public Windows Phone App
  • Other Public Mobile App
  • Education
  • Not-for-profit
  • Public website, mobile apps that are not on/for the Windows Phone: Maximum 125,000 cumulative billable transactions within any 12-month period at no charge.
  • Public Windows app and Windows Phone apps: Maximum 50,000 cumulative billable transactions within any 24-hour period.
  • Private Windows App
  • Private Windows Phone App
  • Dev/Test
  • Applications used by authenticated enterprise users (employees or agents of the enterprise) over a private network.
  • Maximum 125,000 cumulative billable transactions within any 12-month period at no charge.