Why choose us?


We strive to offer the most accessible and functional API for locating IP addresses.

Fast

IPWHOIS.io servers are spread worldwide for security and speed.

Cheap

Lowest prices among competitors.

Security

All data sent to and processed by the ipwhois.io API is secured via 256-bit SSL encryption (HTTPS).

Unlimited

IPWHOIS.io has no restrictions for paid rates.

Free for small projects

Our API is free for up to 10,000 requests per month (IP and Referer identification). See our pricing details if you need more.

Exact data

We update our database in real time. For each API request, you will always have the most accurate location data, without having to worry about updating a local database.

Frequently Asked Questions


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

What is your API for?

You can use ipwhois.io to filter out bot traffic, customize content based on visitor's location, display full country names, perform bulk IP geolocation, and more.

How often is IP data updated?

We update our database in real time. ipwhois.io is integrated with multiple channels (RIPE, APNIC, ARIN, AFRINIC and others) delivering real-time IP data.

Do I need an API key for the free endpoint?

No. The free API does not require an API key.

How many requests can I do?

Our API is free for up to 10,000 requests per month (IP and Referer identification). See our pricing details if you need more.

What is the average response time of the API?

With powerful servers on multiple continents and highly optimized software we achieve real response up to 90 milliseconds in most parts of the world.

Can I use this on my commercial website?

Currently, we do not allow commercial use of our free endpoint. Please see our pro service for SSL access, unlimited queries and commercial support.