Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that allows you to easily create and securely share your documents, spreadsheets and presentations with all the premium apps you know and trust. Microsoft 365 Family and Personal annual subscriptions are 30% off for Home Use Programme eligible customers.
IT pros and HR managers
Check if your company is eligible for the Microsoft Home Use Programme.
Frequently asked questions
The Microsoft Home Use Programme allows employees at eligible companies to buy an annual subscription of Microsoft 365 Family or Microsoft 365 Personal at a discount for use on personal devices.
*Note – If your company participated in the previous HUP programme and you are looking for additional product offerings, please refer to the question below: What has changed with the Home Use Programme?
Microsoft 365 provides powerful productivity apps that make life more creative, organised and secure. The subscription includes premium Office apps, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage, advanced security features, support from Microsoft experts, and more.
Microsoft 365 Family. Great for families and households. Includes subscription benefits for up to six people.
Microsoft 365 Personal. Great for individuals. Includes subscription benefits for one person.
Yes. If you already have Microsoft 365 Family or Microsoft 365 Personal, you can still take advantage of this discount. Once you purchase, additional time is added to your existing subscription, and the discounted rate will begin at your existing subscription’s annual renewal date. Be sure to specify the Microsoft account that’s associated with your current Microsoft 365 subscription during the purchase process.
You can still take advantage of this discount. Your Office 365 subscription was automatically renamed to Microsoft 365 on April 21, 2020. No action is needed from your end.
If you were an Office 365 Personal subscriber, you were switched to a Microsoft 365 Personal subscription.
If you were an Office 365 Home subscriber, you were switched to a Microsoft 365 Family subscription.
If you were an Office 365 Solo subscriber (available only in Japan), you were switched to a Microsoft 365 Personal subscription.
Once you purchase Microsoft 365 through the HUP programme, additional time is added to your existing subscription and the discounted rate will begin at your existing subscription’s annual renewal date. Be sure to specify the Microsoft account that’s associated with your current Microsoft 365 subscription during the purchase process.
1. Check Eligibility: Visit the Microsoft Home Use Programme page. Enter your corporate email address. Click on the ‘Get Started’ button.
2. Confirm: If you are eligible, an email will be sent to your corporate email address inbox with a link that will validate your eligibility for the programme.
3. Sign In: Once your eligibility is confirmed and you register for the programme with your personal Microsoft account that is associated with your personal email address, you can begin the purchase process by viewing the discounts available to you based on your Home Use Programme benefit eligibility.
4. Shop: Your purchase is processed and completed in the Microsoft Store. You, the eligible employee, can install Microsoft 365 on your personal devices after the purchase is complete. If you purchase Microsoft 365 Family, you can share your subscription with up to five additional members of your household.
Microsoft has updated the Home Use Programme to offer discounts on the latest and most up to date products, such as Microsoft 365, which is always up to date with premium versions of Office apps across all your devices. Office Professional Plus 2019 and Office Home and Business 2019 are no longer available as Home Use Programme offerings. Please go to the Order History page for more information on previous purchases through the Home Use Programme.
Home Use Programme discounts on Visio Professional 2019 and Project Professional 2019 are only available if your employer’s Home Use Programme (HUP) administrator has selected you for one or more product specific discounts.
Please make sure you are signed in to the Microsoft Store with your personal account associated with the Home Use Programme in order to view the discounted price of the products.
If you expected to see a discount on these products, please contact your organisation’s Home Use Programme benefit administrator. Typically, the Home Use Programme is managed by your organisation’s benefits co-ordinator, HR or IT department.