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Bing Maps Keys

Getting started with Bing Maps is simple.

First, you will need a Bing Maps account and an API key. When you register for an account, you'll create a Bing Maps key to authenticate your application.

To create a key, follow the steps below:

Go to the Bing Maps Dev Center and click “Sign In” to use your existing Microsoft Account or Enterprise Azure Directory account to get started. Don’t have a Microsoft account? Create one through the “Sign In” process.

Step 3

Go to “My Account” and click on “My Keys.”

Step 4

Fill out the form and click “Create” and get your API key details.

Step 5

Build something amazing!

Bing Maps BASIC Key

Business and Personal Use

What’s it for?

The Basic Bing Maps 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.

Basic Key types and parameters

Please see the Enterprise License for business applications used by authenticated enterprise associates and agents.

  • Website
  • Mobile App

Public and internal website, and mobile apps that are not on/for the Windows Phone: Maximum 125,000 cumulative billable transactions per calendar year at no charge


  • Windows App
  • Education
  • Non-profit

Public and private Windows App, Education and Non-profit: Maximum 50,000 cumulative billable transactions within any 24-hour period


  • Development/Testing

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.

 

Need help?

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

Bing Maps ENTERPRISE Key

Enterprise License

What’s it for?

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

Enterprise key types and parameters

For information about Enterprise Key map maker licensing options, email our team that supports your region:


  • Public Website
  • Public Windows App
  • Public Windows Phone App
  • Other Public Mobile App
  • Education
  • Non-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.

 

Need help?

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

 

Need more help?

Sales

Pricing & Licensing

If you have pricing questions or need help with licensing, contact our sales team.

Info

Map Maker

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

Technical

Forums & Enterprise Support

For technical questions, visit the Bing Maps Forum or Enterprise Support.

Bing Maps for Enterprise

Get started building powerful location-based applications and experiences with Microsoft’s Bing Maps Platform. Start building for free with a Basic Key or contact our sales team.