You have heard all about chatGPT / GPT-3, you are looking forward to using it.
You try to create an account on OpenAI website and you get an error message saying chatGPT / GPT-3 is not available in your country.
You find out your country of residence is not supported by OpenAI for chatGPT / GPT-3 API access. In this article, we find out what are your alternatives if GPT-3 is not available in your country.
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chatGPT / GPT-3 is not available in your country: List of countries
Some notable countries and territories where chatGPT / GPT-3 is not available are:
- Egypt (Multiple readers has reached out and told they are not able to access chatGPT)
What to do if chatGPT / GPT-3 is not available in your country?
Let’s look at some legal ways for you to use GPT-3 indirectly and some alternatives
Countries where chatGPT / GPT-3 is currently available
The below countries are where chatGPT / GPT-3 is currently supported and available for you to use. So if you are from these countries, you are free to create an account and start using GPT-3.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
- Costa Rica
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Czechia (Czech Republic)
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- Holy See (Vatican City)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- North Macedonia
- Papua New Guinea
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- Sri Lanka
- Timor-Leste (East Timor)
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
If you are not a resident of one of the above countries, you cannot sign-up for or use GPT-3 currently.
However, there are some alternatives you can try.
What are your alternatives?
chatGPT / GPT-3 is not available in your country. What are your alternatives then?
It depends upon what’s your usage need.
Do you want to use chatGPT / GPT-3 for text generation as a content creator yourself? read on then.
Wanted to Use chatGPT, the chat-based GPT-3 from OpenAI but can’t
Well, try this WhatsApp AI chatbot that uses GPT 3.5.
Use 3rd party AI content application
You can a third-party service like Copy.ai. They use OpenAI chatGPT / GPT-3 API to generate text
You can create all kinds of content using copy.ai tools, including full blog posts.
There are a lot of other alternatives too depending on your need and your budget.
However, if you need to develop apps where you need direct access to the OpenAI API, then keep reading to understand the alternatives.
Alternatives to OpenAI chatGPT / GPT-3 API
Since OpenAI released chatGPT / GPT-3 API, there have been other AI companies and teams who have released their own GPT-3 like models. Some of them are available as open source and some are available as paid services.
Some paid and free GPT-3 like API services and models are CohereAI, GooseAI, NLPCloud, HugingFace, GPT-Nexo-X-20B, AI21 labs, etc. Read our comprehensive guide on GPT-3 alternatives that you can start using today.
There are certain users who are not able to use OpenAI chatGPT / GPT-3 API due to various reasons one of which is GPT-3 is not available in your country.
However, there are some alternatives to OpenAI GPT-3 API that is available for those users. Hope some of the alternatives in this post will help you to get started with a GPT-3 like AI API.