MaxMind Dev Documentation

This site provides API documentation for MaxMind’s web services and downloadable databases. Most of our services are only available for customers, but we make available some free downloadable databases.

We provide the following products:


Our transaction fraud detection service, minFraud, consists of the following products:


GeoIP2 is MaxMind's newest IP intelligence offering and is available in the following products:

If you are a GeoIP Legacy customer, please see our "What's New in GeoIP2" document for a general overview of the changes from GeoIP Legacy to GeoIP2.

GeoIP Legacy

GeoIP Legacy is MaxMind's original IP intelligence product and is available in the following products:

GeoIP Update

  • GeoIP Update – a program to update GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy databases

General Information