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 50% off on your first year for Home Use Program eligible customers.*
IT pros and HR managers
Check if your company is eligible for the Microsoft Home Use Program.
Frequently asked questions
The Microsoft Home Use Program 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 program and you are looking for additional product offerings, please refer to the question below: What has changed with the Home Use Program?
Microsoft 365 provides powerful productivity apps that make life more creative, organized, and secure. The subscription includes premium Office apps, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, 1TB 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 6 people.
Microsoft 365 Personal. Great for individuals. Includes subscription benefits for 1 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 program, 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 Program page. Enter your corporate email address. Click on ‘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 program.
3. Sign In: Once your eligibility is confirmed and you register for the program 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 Program 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 5 additional members of your household.
Microsoft has updated the Home Use Program 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 Program offers. Please go to the Order History page for more information on previous purchases through the Home Use Program.
Home Use Program discounts on Visio Professional 2019 and Project Professional 2019 are only available if your employer's Home Use Program (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 Program in order to view the discounted price of the products.
If you expected to see a discount on these products please contact your organization’s Home Use Program benefit administrator. Typically, the Home Use Program is managed by your organization’s benefits coordinator, HR or IT departments.
For information on previous purchases, visit the Order History Page
*Offer available to new eligible customers only from April 23, 2021 6:00 AM PST through June 16, 2021 8:59 PM PST. Receive a 50% discount for the first 12 months. After 12 months, discount amount will revert to standard 30% discount. Your subscription remains active and the discount continues to apply if you maintain recurring billing on your subscription. Not valid on prior purchases. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time. Other exclusions and limits may apply.