Why do thousands of developers choose our API?

We strive to offer the fastest and most versatile IP geolocation API.

Fast IP Geolocation API


ipwhois.io servers are distributed worldwide for speed, reliability and security. We direct requests to the nearest and fastest node using GeoDNS, which provides a quick response from any place in the world.

IP API - Easy to integrate

Powerful and simple

Our company provides a user friendly and totally functional API interface. Use our IP location API right now! You do not need to register and enter your data. It takes a few minutes.

Accurate IP location Database

Exact data

A self-learning neural network real-time updates the database. You always have the most accurate geolocation data for each API request. You do not need to worry about the local database update.

Unlimited geolocation api

Multilingual response

Our IP API Stack supports multi-language response including English, Russian, German, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

free ip lookup

Free for novice webmasters

You can use our service for free up to 10,000 requests per month. Choose a tariff plan that suits your project.

SSL encryption support


All data sent to and processed by our servers is secured via 256-bit SSL encryption (HTTPS).

Personalize content based on geolocation using our API

Earn the trust of buyers living on the other side of the globe. Become an internationally recognized brand

Find out the location by IP


By personalizing content based on the visitor's location, you can improve behavioral factors by up to 70%. Using our IP geolocation API you can redirect visitors to the site version in their language, correctly set up advertising targeting, automatically fill in the form fields with the name of the country, city, phone code, currency, etc. Detect and prevent fraud by knowing the actual location of your users and comparing it with the billing address provided.

$ curl http://ipwho.is/
  "country": "United States",
  "region": "California",
  "city": "Mountain View",
  "latitude": 37.3860517,
  "longitude": -122.0838511,

$ curl http://ipwho.is/
  "id": "America/Los_Angeles",
  "abbr": "PDT",
  "is_dst": true,
  "offset": -25200,
  "utc": "-07:00",
Check the time zone by IP

Time Zone

Handling multiple time zones is a hectic and challenging task for every developer. We will do it for you by providing a time zone API. It returns data about the name of this time zone, time offset from UTC and summer time. Show time in your projects in a format familiar to the visitor.

Check currency by IP


By simply displaying prices in local currency only, you can increase the conversion rate to 40%. That is why we have created our service with this opportunity in mind. It will allow you to find out the name of the local currency, ISO code and currency symbol, as well as the current exchange rate in relation to the US dollar, thanks to which you can automatically convert prices depending on the location.

$ curl http://ipwho.is/
  "name": "US Dollar",
  "code": "USD",
  "symbol": "$",
  "plural": "US dollars",
  "exchange_rate": 1,

How has IP geolocation helped our clients?

Tens of thousands of developers and thousands of companies around the world trust us

Elena Gromova

Elena Gromova

"Thanks to the IP geolocation of our visitors, using the API from ipwhois.io, we calculate the approximate dates and shipping costs directly on the site, depending on the region. We have been using the service for about a year, during which time sales have grown significantly."

Ben Hoover

Ben Hoover

"IPWHOIS.io helped solve the problem of content personalization on our multilingual app. There hasn't been a single bug or crash in over a year of using the API. The service is really easy to use, and the data is always accurate and useful for almost any application."

Ivan Bezrukov

Ivan Bezrukov

"We’ve tried dozens of IP geolocation services, but settled on ipwhois.io. First and foremost, due to data accuracy and speed of response, and also a very pleasant pricing policy. We found the REST API that meets all modern requirements."

FAQ about IP Geolocation API

View the most common questions people ask about ipwhois.io.

What is your API for?

You can use ipwhois.io to filter traffic, customize content based on a visitor's location, display full country names, auto-complete forms, and more.

How often is IP data updated?

Our database is updated almost in real time. Thanks to integration with multiple channels (RIPE, APNIC, ARIN, AFRINIC and others) delivering IP data in real time.

Do I need an access token for a free plan?

No, free tariff does not require an access token. You can immediately start testing the API, without unnecessary registrations, we value your time.

How many requests can I make?

For free, you can make up to 10,000 requests per month. See our paid tariffs if you need more.

What is the average server response time?

Due to powerful and optimized servers located on different continents and our productive database, we achieve a real response of up to 90 milliseconds in most parts of the world.

Can I use it on my commercial site?

No, we do not allow commercial use of the free plan. Please see our pro service to access Bulk IP Lookup, usage statistics, advanced features and commercial support.