At the Bing Maps Account center, you can register for a Bing Maps account and create a Bing Maps key to authenticate your application. Create a key and start developing your app today.

Basic Key

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 per calendar year 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 per calendar year at no charge.

Get the Basic Key

Have a question about licensing? Visit our Licensing Page for more information.

Enterprise Key

Buy an Enterprise License

The Enterprise Key is for consumer applications and internal commercial applications that do not qualify for limited free use.

For information about Enterprise Key licensing options, email us at maplic@microsoft.com.

Enterprise Key application types and parameters

  • Public Website
  • Public Windows App
  • Public Windows Phone App
  • Other Public Mobile App
  • Education
  • Not-for-profit
  • Public website, available without restriction.
  • Public website, mobile apps that are not on/for the Windows Phone: Can exceed 125,000 cumulative billable transactions per calendar year.
  • Public Windows app and Windows Phone apps: Can exceed 50,000 cumulative billable transactions within any 24-hour period.
  • Private Website
  • Private Windows App
  • Private Windows Phone App
  • Applications used by authenticated enterprise users (employees or agents of the enterprise) over a private network.
  • Can exceed 125,000 cumulative billable transactions per calendar year.
  • Business asset management
  • Application is used to track, store, query, display or perform calculations using an asset’s GPS position.

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