Getting started

How do I get started?
Go to Create an account or sign in to your existing account Use your API key to login to your Dashboard to make more requests. Login to yo...
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 at 12:27 PM
Why haven't I received the API key from LocationIQ?
Here's what we recommend: First, check to see if the email is in your spam folder. If you can't find it in your spam folder, then try the Forgo...
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 at 2:41 PM
Where do you get your data?
LocationIQ is layered over multiple datasets, some of the widely accredited ones being OpenStreepMaps, OpenAddresses, Geonames, Tiger, Quattroshapes, G-NAF....
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 at 2:39 PM
What is the level of accuracy that can be expected?
We have excellent house level accuracy for:  US, Canada, Mexico (city), Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Portugal, Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy, ...
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 at 2:39 PM
Can I use LocationIQ on my site with other Location Based Service products?
Yes. You can use LocationIQ with products from other LBS providers. We don't have any restrictions on that. :)
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 at 2:34 PM
What is batch geocoding and how does this work?
If you have a one time batch of coordinates that you wish to convert into addresses (vice versa), we are happy to do that for you. You can give us a sample d...
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019 at 3:56 PM
Is there an online API to batch process my data?
Currently, we do this manually on per-request basis. We understand the convenience of an online API and we have this on our road map. Stay tuned for more up...
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 at 2:34 PM