Microsoft military discount through the Home Use Program

As a member of the military, you may be eligible for a discount on Microsoft software you can use on a personal computer through the Home Use Program.

What is the Microsoft military discount?

A benefit for you

Many government agencies offer members of the service discounted software that they can use on a personal computer through the Microsoft Home Use Program. Find out if you are a member of the military who is eligible.
Discounted software for use at home

The price for Office 2013 for PC, Office 2011 for Mac, and many other products are discounted for some military personnel. Software ranges from $9.95 USD. Pricing varies by availability, location and local currency.
A benefit to your organization

Some agencies have been successful by using the Home Use Program to provide software to employees before deploying new software. In some cases, this has resulted in fewer service desk calls and reduced training costs. 
Which products are available?

Some of the following Microsoft products are available at a discount to eligible members of the military.


  • Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Office 2011 for Mac
  • Office Language Pack 2013
  • Visio Professional 2013
  • Project Standard 2013

See if you are eligible

How much does it cost?

The cost for a download of one of the participating products is $9.95 USD. If you would like a back-up copy of the software, it is approximately $13.99 USD. Price varies by market and local currency.

Find cost by location

Get this benefit for your agency

Is your agency not listed as eligible for the Microsoft Home Use Program? You can have the benefits administrator from your Microsoft Volume Licensing contract activate this benefit through Microsoft Volume License Services.

Apply for the program