For the first time Google Cloud Platform users

If you are new to the Google Cloud Platform, you would need the following steps to configure your GCP for Maps API Keys.

  • Sign up for Google Cloud Platform and provide billing details
  • Enable Maps APIs
  • Create Maps API Keys and add security constraints

Sign up for Google Cloud Platform and provide billing details

As a new user to sign up for Google Cloud Platform, you would follow the below steps – 

  1. Signup for Google Cloud Platform (https://cloud.google.com), preferably using your active Google Account so as to get receive timely alerts or other communication from Google.
  2. Provide billing details such as Business Name, Tax Information, Address, Credit Cards etc. Google will ask for this information based on the prevailing rules in a country/region.
  3. On successful signup and adding the billing information, Google will credit USD 300; it is part of an offer currently provided by Google for all new Google Cloud customers. You could use this credit for Maps API billing. It is valid for a year.

For detailed instructions please check the below video.

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