Service-area businesses on Google

Not all local businesses serve their customers from a brick-and-mortar storefront. Some businesses operate from a home address. Others are mobile and don't have a storefront that customers visit.

If your business doesn't serve customers at its address, you should list it as a service-area business on Google.

Some verified businesses require another round of verification for address or category changes.

Add and edit a service area

Add and edit a service area

To edit your service area details, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. If you have multiple locations, open the location you'd like to manage.
  3. Click Info from the menu.
  4. Click Edit  for the Address section.
  5. In the window that appears, select Yes next to "I deliver goods and services to my customers at their locations."
  6. Enter your service area information. You can set your service area based on the zip codes or cities that you serve, or on a given area around your location. Note: If you want your complete address to appear on Google and your business location is staffed to help customers during its stated hours, check the box next to "I also serve customers at my business address.” 
  7. Click Apply.

Remove a service area

If your business is marked as a service area business but is actually a storefront, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. If you have multiple locations, open the location you'd like to manage.
  3. Click Info from the menu.
  4. On the left side of the screen, click the field that lists your service area.
  5. In the window that appears, find "I deliver goods and services to my customers at their location", then click the No button.
  6. Click Apply.
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