How to Add or Claim Your Cylex Business Listing

How to Add or Claim Your Cylex Business Listing

If you’re looking for information on how to add your business to Cylex or claim an existing listing on the Cylex business directory, you’ve come to the right place!

This guide to adding or claiming your Cylex business listing focuses on Cylex US, but for the most part, the process is the same wherever you are, whether that’s,, or You can see at Cylex’s worldwide directories here.

Ready for our step-by-step guide? Here we go!

How to Add a New Business Listing to Cylex

  1. Firstly, head to (or find your country’s equivalent, such as or Then log in to your account or, if you do not have one, click ‘Register’:


    Cylex Home Page

  2. Add the email address you would like to use for this account (we recommend using the business email matching your business website URL) or select the option to continue with Google or Facebook accounts. 

    Cylex Sign In or Register
    Make sure to agree to the T&Cs before proceeding.
  3. Add your name and password:


    Cylex Create Free Account

  4. Once you register, Cylex will need to verify your email. They will email you the code that you will need to enter into the field on the screen:


    Cylex Verify Your Email

  5. Once verified, you will be redirected to your account page. To add your business page click on the “Add your business” button:


    Cylex Add Your Business

  6. From here, you simply need to add the information asked at each step:

    1. Start with a zip code:


      Cylex Zip Code

    2. Once the zip code is added, a new field will appear automatically for the business name: start typing the name, and you will see some suggestions appear. If they don’t match your business, select the first option that offers to create a business page using the name you just added:


      Cylex Create a Business Profile Using This Name

    3. A few next steps will require adding optional data – Website URL and Facebook page. You can skip them if you do not have those or do not wish to add them to your listing:


      Cylex Business Website URL
      Cylex Facebook URL

    4. Next, you must choose whether to display your full address on the listing or hide it. You still need to provide the full business address in both cases; however, switching between both options will show you the listing preview page on the right-hand side:

      1. Show business address & map to customers:


        Cylex Show Business Address & Map to Customers

      2.  Hide business address & map from customers:


        Cylex Hide Business Address and Map from Customers

    5. Once you add your address, the next page will display the location’s coordinates. These are mandatory and are generated automatically, but if they are incorrect, you can amend them by dragging the map pin to the correct location:


      Cylex Location Coordinates

    6. Add your phone number (optional):


      Cylex Add Your Phone Number

    7. Choose whether your business email is published on the listing or hidden:


      Cylex Contact Form Option

    8. Add primary and secondary business categories. Just start typing and select one from the available options:


      Cylex Add Categories

    9. Add keywords to your listing, like the services or products you offer (mandatory):


      Cylex Add Keywords

    10. Add areas you cover and languages spoken (optional):


      Cylex Service Locations


      Cylex Foreign Languages Spoken

    11. Add business descriptions (short description is mandatory):


      Cylex Business Descriptions

    12. Add opening hours:


      Cylex Add Opening Hours

    13. Agree to the T&Cs and click “Create profile” to finish creating your business profile on Cylex:


      Cylex Create Profile
      Improve Your Visibility on Cylex

    14. Click “Go to dashboard” to see all other content you can add and manage:


      Cylex Control Panel

      You can also navigate to this section from the main page (while logged in). Simply click on “Company Data” on the top left and under the drop down menu, select the section you need to update:


      Cylex Company Data from Main Page

How to Claim an Existing Cylex Business Listing

    1. Search for your business on Cylex. Open or your regional equivalent, then enter your business name, city and state in the search fields. Next, click ‘Search’.


      Cylex claim 1

    2. If an existing listing is found for your business, click the business name.


      Cylex claim 2

    3. On the profile page, click ‘Report Incorrect Data’.


      Cylex Claim 3


    1. Select ‘Claim This Business’.


      Cylex claim 4


    1. You’ll see options to claim your listing by Company Email, Website and an alternative email. Fill in the alternative email and click “ Send email”.


      Cylex claim 6

    1. When prompted whether you can access the email account, click ‘Yes’.


       Cylex Access Email Account


    1. You’ll receive an email letting you know that your claim submission was successful. Please bear in mind that this doesn’t yet mean that the claim itself was successful.


      Cylex claim 9


    1. Once approved, Cylex will send a confirmation message. Click on ‘Admin Link’ (which should take you here if you’re using the US directory). You can use this link to update your listing.


      Cylex claim admin


    1. Fill in the required details. Check the boxes below the form to confirm and agree with the terms and conditions, then click ‘Add User’.


      Cylex claim 10


  1. You’ll receive an email verifying that you can now manage the listing.


Cylex Claim 12

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