You can build and deploy many different types of applications with ArcGIS location services, such as web, native, and service-based applications. No matter what type of application you build, there are guidelines and Terms of Use you need to review before you deploy.

This section provides the information that you need to know before you deploy an application built with ArcGIS location services.


  1. Account: Review how your ArcGIS account impacts service usage and deployment.
  2. Services: Access location services with an access token using a valid authentication method.
  3. Data usage: Follow the Terms of Use for all content and data your application uses.
  4. Basemap attribution: Follow the credit and attribution guidelines when using ArcGIS basemap layers.
  5. Distribution: Adhere to licensing or distribution requirements when deploying or distributing applications.
  6. Terms: Review Esri's Terms of Use and related legal documents.

Learn more in the topics below.



Learn how your account type affects building and deploying applications.

Content and data

Learn about Terms of Use for data used in your application.

Basemap attribution

Learn how to provide the correct basemap attribution in your application.


Learn about the requirements for distributing and deploying applications built with different APIs.

Terms of Use

Learn about Terms of Use and other legal documents.

For more information about accounts, licensing, pricing, and service usage, visit the FAQs.

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