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Contribute to Google Maps and earn points

Sign up to be a Local Guide and get points for contributing content to Google Maps. Collect points to increase your level and get Local Guide benefits.

How to get points

You can get points in seven ways. Learn how to:

How many points you’ll get

You'll earn points based on the type of contribution you make.

Maps contribution Points you get
Review 5
Rating 1
Photo 5
Answer 1
Edit 5
Place added 15
Fact checked 1

Learn more about Local Guides points and levels.

See your points breakdown

  1. On your computer, open Google Maps.
  2. Click the Menu Menu and then Your contributions.
  3. Click on your name.
  4. Your points will appear in your profile. After you make a contribution, it may take up to 24 hours for your points to appear on your profile.

Note: As a Local Guide, you can move up in levels when you earn more points. Learn about the benefits at each level.

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