Azure DNS Pricing

Host your domain in Azure for outstanding performance and availability

Azure DNS allows you to host your DNS domain in Azure, so you can manage your DNS records using the same credentials, billing and support contract as your other Azure services. Our global network of name servers uses Anycast routing to provide outstanding performance and availability.

Pricing details

Azure DNS billing is based on the number of DNS zones hosted in Azure and the number of DNS queries received.

Azure DNS is Generally Available as of 26 September 2016. GA pricing is provided below. A pricing discount of 50% will apply until 1 November 2016.

DNS Price
First 25 hosted DNS zones; $0.5 per zone per month1
Additional hosted DNS zones (over 25); $0.1 per zone per month1
First billion DNS queries / month; $0.4 per million2
Additional DNS queries (over 1 billion) / month; $0.2 per million2
1 Per-zone charge is calculated daily; partial months are pro-rated.
2 Queries are aggregated within an Azure subscription for billing purposes.

Support and SLA

  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to General Availability, including Azure DNS. Support is available through Azure Support starting at $29.0/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • We guarantee that DNS queries will receive a valid response from at least one of our Azure DNS name server clusters at least 99.99% of the time. To learn more about our SLA, please visit the SLA.


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