Contribute to Google Maps & earn points

When you sign up to be a Local Guide, you can contribute content to Google Maps and get points if it’s published. Collect points to increase your level and get Local Guide benefits

Learn more about Local Guides points and levels and find tips for contributing high quality reviews and photos.

How to get points

Check your points breakdown

View your contributions

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute.
  3. Tap your name.
  4. Tap the arrow arrow to open up the breakdown.
  5. Your points show up in your profile.

Tip: When you make a contribution, it takes up to 24 hours for your points to appear on your profile.

Find content to contribute

Contribute now

You can find a list of things you can contribute to Google Maps. These might include:

  • Places to review.
  • Photos to add.
  • Questions to answer about a place.
  • Places that have missing information, like business hours or phone numbers.
  • Places with information that must be verified, like business hours or closures.

To contribute to Google Maps:

  1. On your phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute and then Contribute now.

Learn how to help check facts about places nearby.

Tip: Only Level 2 and above Local Guides can ask and answer questions about a city. City questions and answers aren't available in all countries or regions. Suggested places come from Location History and Search History.

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