This article will explain why a business might not be able to upload to Google Street View.


The business may not be able to upload to Google Street View if it is new and/or if the building where the business exists is newly constructed.  


New Business


In this case, the building has a new business and has not yet been registered with Google Maps. A new place must now be added to Google Maps, follow the steps below to add a missing place: 


  1. Go to www.google.com/maps.


  1. Beside the Search Google Maps address field, click on the three horizontal lines to open up the Menu.


  1. From the Menu scroll down and select Add a Missing Place.


  1. Fill in all of the required information; Name, Location, and Category. When the required information has been entered in click the Send button. Refer to figure 1. 






Figure 1 - Adding a missing place to Google Street View



NOTE: Changes made here might take some time to be updated on the map. Google may email you about the status of the updates. Google may also forward you questions from other people who have reviewed your edits.


New Construction (Missing Building)


In this case, there is a missing building due to new construction. When there is a brand new business in a newly constructed building, completion of the steps from New Business and New Construction are required if the building is not visible on Google Maps. Follow the steps below for a missing building:


  1. Go to www.google.com/maps.


  1. Beside the Search Google Maps address field, click on the three horizontal lines to open up the Menu.


  1. Scroll down in the Menu and select Send Feedback


  1. Select Wrong Information and locate where the error exists. Refer to figure 1. 


  1. After clicking on the map to locate the area that is in error, a prompt will pop up requiring information about the error to be filled out. 


  1. In the case of a missing building select Other. Add a note explaining the situation. Refer to figure 2.  


NOTE: Google will send you an email confirming the submission of the error log. 



Figure 1 - Send feedback




Figure 2 - Suggest an edit


Once everything has been completed and filled out it will be up to Google to make these changes. When the information has been updated, uploading to Google Street View will now be possible.