Build better app experiences with industry leading geospatial APIs and SDKs

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Build better app experiences with industry leading geospatial APIs and SDKs

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Built to meet your needs

  • Retail rewards apps

    Guide active deal seekers that want to optimize their budget and discover new products.

    The Movement SDK helps to deliver rewards at the right place and right time. Increase and audit data quality for your marketing and competitive analytics offerings too.

    Enhance your retail rewards app by leveraging Places API for seamless user check-ins, ensuring accurate visit verification and increased customer engagement.

  • Travel tracking & recommendation apps

    Help travelers easily map out and follow their itineraries and share stories about their travel experiences.

    Places API helps with precise location searches, seamless geotagging and check-ins, and efficient trip planning, ensuring a more intuitive and enriched travel experience for your end-users.

    Use our Movement SDK for snap-to-place place identification, integrations for taxi coordination, and more.

  • Ride-hailing apps

    Empower end-users seeking efficient, safe, and seamless travel experience.

    Movement SDK ensures precise pick-ups and drop-off with real-time location tracking, ensuring ride accuracy and efficiency.

    Use Places API to offer end-users quick and intuitive location searches, accurate address data, and effortless ride check-ins, delivering an unmated ride experience every time.

Developer tools

Our suite of SDKs & APIs


Leverage our SDKs to not only engage app users by delivering context-aware content in real-time, but also visualize and analyze geospatial data on a planetary scale.

Movement SDK

Embed foreground and background location awareness into your iOS and Android apps, and engage users with contextual content in real-time.

Studio Data SDK

Allow your web applications to access geospatial assets, invoke analytics services and start pipeline tasks for bulk processing of geospatial data.

Studio Map SDK

Designed for building custom geospatial web applications. Control, embed and customize Studio maps on web pages or Jupyter notebooks.


Leverage our APIs to build location-driven features in your app or website. Drive user engagement and retention through access to millions of high-quality and accurate POIs available to you in real-time.

Places API

Access global POI data and rich content from 100k+ trusted sources via our API for real-time venue search, discovery, and ranking.

Search & Data

Returns places based on user-submitted keywords. Matches against names, categories, tips, and tastes.

Geotagging & Check-in

Provide POI tagging that supports check-in based on where your end-user’s device is and what is around them.


Returns a list of top addresses, places, geos, and/or searches partially matching the provided keyword and location inputs.

Address Data

Retrieve details for any address including non-Places. Works only in conjunction with the Autocomplete endpoint.

Guide & Tutorial

Getting started guides


Set up your FSQ developer console

Put the most trusted, independent location data and technology platform to work for your business.

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Get started with the Places API

New to the Foursquare Places API? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. In just a few simple steps, you’ll be up and running with your first API call in no time!

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Get started with Foursquare Studio

Using Foursquare Studio, you can create powerful geospatial visualizations that you can share with the world.

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Developer tools

API demos

View working web experiences leveraging our most popular API endpoints, including code samples.

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Geospatial data catalog

Explore a growing list of geospatial datasets provided by Foursquare Studio and our partners.

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API explorer

View working code examples and make authenticated API requests with full responses.

Explore API

Studio map community

Interact with a wide array of Studio Maps created by Studio engineers and other community members. 

Explore maps

API status

Real-time info on the uptime and status of the Foursquare Developer Console and our API endpoints.

Check current API status

Studio map playground

Explore the Studio Map SDK in an interactive sandbox before implementing any code.

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Foursquare Developer Community

Find solutions, share ideas and discuss all things geospatial through our dedicated community of developers on Discord and Slack.


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