Service Credits Overview
ArcGIS Online is based on an annual subscription with flexible plans you can choose from. Each plan includes a number of named users and service credits. Service credits are the currency for ArcGIS Online and are consumed when using certain functions, for example spatial analysis or geocoding.
What Uses Service Credits?
||Service Credits Used
|Map Tile Generation
||1 credit per 1,000 tiles generated
|Feature Services Storage
||2.4 credits per 10 MB stored per month
|Tile and Data Storage
||1.2 credits per 1 GB stored per month
||40 credits per 1,000 geocodes
||0.04 credits per simple route
||0.5 credits per optimized route
|Drive-Times (Service Areas)
||0.5 credits per drive-time
||0.5 credits per closest facilities route
|Multi-Vehicle Routes (VRP)
||1 credit per multi-vehicle route
|Demographic and Lifestyle Maps
||10 credits per 1,000 map requests
|10 credits per 1,000 data variables (attributes)
|10 credits per 1,000 views
||10 credits per report
||1 credit per 1,000 features
Map Tile Generation
Find out how many service credits you might use when you create map tile services for various geographies.
Find out how many service credits you might use when you perform geocoding.
Find out how many service credits you might use when you perform network analysis.
Find out how many service credits you might use when you perform spatial analysis.
Find out how many service credits you might use when you use GeoEnrichment.
Service credits that are included with a subscription expire at the end of the subscription term (12 months). Any additionally purchased service credits expire after 24 months, starting from the date of purchase.
What Doesn't Use Service Credits?
- Leveraging your own ArcGIS for Server capabilities to host and publish map services
- Use of ArcGIS Online basemaps
- Use of World Traffic service as a layer in a web map
- Data transfer
- Tile loading
- Geosearch (single address search)
How Can I Estimate How Many Service Credits I Need?
Use the interactive service credits estimator to estimate how many service credits you might use based on your input or example scenarios.