Mark a location permanently closed

If any of your locations permanently closes, mark it as permanently closed on Google to keep your customers up to date.

If you have only one listing

  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. Click Info from the menu.
  3. Under “Close or remove this listing”, click Mark as permanently closed.
  4. In the dialog that appears, click OK.

The listing will now appear as permanently closed on Google Maps and Search.

If you have multiple listings

  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. From the list of locations, select one or more locations that you want to mark permanently closed.
  3. On the toolbar above, click Actions, then click Permanently closed. (If you see a three dot menu  icon, click that icon, then click Mark as permanently closed.)
  4. In the dialog that appears, click Mark permanently closed.

The location(s) will now appear as permanently closed on Google Maps and Search.

If you're using the mobile app

  1. Open the Google My Business app.
  2. If you have multiple locations, go to the location that you want to mark permanently closed.
  3. Tap Profile.
  4. Scroll down and tap Mark as permanently closed.
  5. In the dialog that appears, tap Yes.
  6. Tap Save

The location will now appear as permanently closed on Google Maps and Search.

Locations reported as closed

You might see a “Reported as permanently closed” notification if Google has updates indicating that a location has permanently closed. 

To confirm:

  1. Click Reported as permanently closed.
  2. Click Confirm closed.
  3. Click Review to confirm the status.

The location will now appear as permanently closed on Google Maps and Search.

Has any of your locations mistakenly been marked permanently closed? Learn how to reopen a location.

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