Foursquare API Overview

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New API Version Available

If you added Foursquare after 11/18/21, you automatically have access to the new version (v3) of the API. Please refer to our Places API documentation to ensure you're viewing the correct information to successfully implement Foursquare technology!

For those who are already using the current (v2) version of the API, you may continue to do so or elect to upgrade now. Please contact Foursquare Developer Support for more information.

Learn About the Places API



API Explorer

API Usage

Learn about how to use the API including authentication, rate limits and more.




Endpoints


Venues

Access to a wide variety of information related to your venues of interest.

Users

Access to a variety of user information as it relates to your application.

Photos

Access to a variety of information related to photos associated with venues.

Tips

Access to a variety of information related to tips associated with venues.

Checkins

Access to a variety of information related to checkins at venues.

Merchant API

View analytics on usage of Foursquare’s services at their Venue and/or Event.


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