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Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) pricing

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Microsoft Azure Active Directory is a comprehensive identity and access management cloud solution that combines core directory services, application access management and advanced identity protection.

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Azure Active Directory comes in four editions – Free, Office 365 apps, Premium P1 and Premium P2. The Free edition is included with a subscription of a commercial online service e.g. Azure, Dynamics 365, Intune and Power Platform. Office 365 subscriptions include the Free edition, but Office 365 E1, E3, E5, F1 and F3 subscriptions also include the features listed under the Office 365 apps column. The Premium editions are available through your Microsoft representative, the Open Volume Licence programme and the Cloud Solution Providers programme. Azure and Office 365 subscribers can also buy Azure Active Directory Premium P1 and P2 online. Sign in here to purchase.

Premium P1

Designed to empower organisations with more demanding identity and access management needs, Azure Active Directory Premium edition adds feature-rich enterprise-level identity management capabilities and enables hybrid users to seamlessly access on-premises and cloud capabilities. This edition includes everything you need for information worker and identity administrators in hybrid environments across application access, self-service identity and access management (IAM), and security in the cloud.

Premium P2

Azure Active Directory Premium P2 includes every feature of all other Azure Active Directory editions enhanced with advanced identity protection and privileged identity-management capabilities.

Feature comparisons for each tier located on Active Directory documentation.

Purchase method Premium P1 Premium P2 Free Office 365 apps
Microsoft representative Included with Microsoft 365 Included with Microsoft 365 Included with Microsoft 365 Included with Microsoft 365
Online $6 user/month* $9 user/month* Included with Microsoft 365 Included with Microsoft 365

* Annual commitment

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  • You will need an Azure or Office 365 subscription. You can use an existing subscription or set up a new one and then sign in to the Office 365 portal with your credentials to buy Azure AD licences. This video explains how.

  • To manage your Azure Active Directory Premium P1 or P2, or Enterprise Mobility & Security licences, sign in here with your credentials.

  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E3 licences include Azure Active Directory Premium P1, and Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 licences include Azure Active Directory Premium P2.

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