The Yandex.Maps Commercial API was created for commercial use in closed systems, applications, and software modules.The fee-based Maps API does not have the standard licensing restrictions, so it can be used for online transportation monitoring, in proprietary accounting and management systems, or for developing desktop applications.
The following restrictions are applied in the commercial version:
In all other aspects, the commercial version is the same as the free version 2.1.
To get started with the commercial API, you need to get a key in the Developers' Dashboard and sign an agreement with Yandex. After you request a key, you will get a message at your Yandex email address with an example of the license agreement. You can use the Developers' Dashboard to see the status and expiration date of your key, statistics for geocoder and router requests, and warnings if you exceed the request limit.