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Microsoft Azure Government Sponsorship Offer Details

This offer for a limited sponsored Microsoft Azure Government account is available by e-mail invitation only for limited customers selected by Microsoft. If you are entitled to the Microsoft Azure Government Sponsorship offer, you would have received an e-mail invitation to accept this offer for your Account Id.

Special Pricing

The pricing for your Microsoft Azure usage under this offer will be 100% off standard published Azure Government Region prices.

Term & Conversion to Enterprise Account

The special pricing will terminate and your subscription(s) under the Microsoft Azure Sponsorship offer will be disabled at the earlier occurrence of (1) when your total cumulative usage reaches your Usage Cap (as specified in your invitation e-mail) at standard Azure Government rates prior to application of any discount or (2) when you reach your End Date (as specified in your invitation e-mail). Your special pricing will terminate if your Account ID (as specified in your invitation e-mail) is associated with an applicable Enterprise Agreement enrollment, in which case you will be subject to the pricing and terms of your Enterprise Agreement. You will be responsible for all usage charges after the special pricing expires.


Azure Government is only available for purchase through an Enterprise Agreement. Once the Enterprise Agreement is enabled you should work with Azure Business Operations to transition Azure Government Sponsored account into your Enterprise Agreement enrollment.

Cancelation Policy

You may cancel this subscription at any time. Payment is required for any outstanding fees incurred if transitioned to Enterprise Enrollment.

Offer availability

This offer is available only to limited customers invited by Microsoft to receive a limited sponsored Microsoft Azure Government account. Customers must be validated as Azure Government qualified tenants.

Limits, Quotas and Constraints

Please refer to this document for a list of common Microsoft Azure limits, quotas and constraints.

Service-level agreements

We offer a set of robust service level agreements for each of the Azure platform services. More details on each of our SLAs can be found on our SLA page. Service level agreements are not provided for services during preview.

Resource Commitment

All increases in usage levels of service resources (e.g. adding to the number of compute instances running, or increasing the amount of storage in use) are subject to the availability of these service resources. Any quota described in the Limits, Quotas and Constraints section is not a commitment that there will be sufficient resources available for you to reach the quota.

For any subscriptions of this offer that are not incurring charges and are inactive for more than 90 days, we reserve the right to remove any compute resources including hosted service(s), virtual machines and websites. Please note that no data would be deleted and customers can redeploy at any time. We will also provide advance notice prior to removing any compute resources.

You can also avoid having your compute resources removed by doing either of the following every 90 days:

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure portal.
  2. Access your resources via our Azure APIs.