Get Started

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!

1. Log Into Your Foursquare Developer Account


Foursquare Developer Account Required

If you do not have a Foursquare developer account, please Sign Up for an account before continuing.

2. Create a New Project

Please refer to the Create a New Project how-to guide for step-by-step instructions.

3. Generate an API Key

Please refer to the Manage API Keys how-to guide for step-by-step instructions.

4. Build & Test Your First API Call

Please refer to the Foursquare API Explorer to being building and testing your API calls.

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