Standard Usage Limits
Users of the standard API:
Enable pay-as-you-go billing to unlock higher quotas:
After exceeding the free usage limits, billing at $0.50 USD / 1000
additional requests, up to
You're all set!
Billing has been enabled for your selected project.
To enable billing and unlock higher quotas for the Google Maps APIs, we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to complete a few tasks:
- Create or choose a project
- Set up or choose your billing profile
- Enable billing on your project
Premium Usage Limits
Google Maps API for Work customers:
Additional benefits of a premium plan:
Contact Sales for more info.
Increase your Quota by Enabling Pay-as-you-go Billing
if you consistently generate a high amount of traffic, usage limits apply and you will need
to pay for extra usage. If your site or application generates
excess map loads online by
enabling billing on the project. Once billing has been
enabled, if you exceed the free usage limits, you will be billed at $0.50 USD / 1000 additional
requests, up to
The maximum billable limit defaults to
If your API usage reaches your billable limit on any given day, your application will not be able to access the API for the remainder of that day.
- Learn how to monitor, filter, and cap API usage.
- Learn how to view your cost and payment history.
- Learn how to get an invoice or payment receipt.
Note: Applications deemed in the public interest (as determined by Google at its discretion) are not subject to these usage limits. For example, a disaster relief map is not subject to the usage limits even if it has been developed and/or is hosted by a commercial entity. In addition, qualifying nonprofit organizations who demonstrate a need for increased geocoding limits or internal usage of the Google Maps API may apply for a Google Maps API for Work license through the Google Earth Outreach grants program.
Consider a Premium Plan
For complete details on allowed usage, consult the Maps API Terms of Service License Restrictions.