Import/Export Pricing

Azure Import/Export service enables you to transfer large amounts of data to and from Azure using hard disk drives. Import/Export is faster and more cost-effective for moving big data sets compared to transferring the data over the Internet. It enables you to transfer data to Azure using secure transport of hard disk drives to our data centres and using high-speed secure internal network.

Pricing details

Device handling: $- flat fee per storage device handled. No data transfer charge between the device and Azure Storage within the same data centre. Regular Storage transaction charges apply.

Return Shipping of Devices: Customer's shipping account will be charged for return shipping charges incurred.

Support and SLA

  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to General Availability, including Import/Export, through Azure Support, starting at $29/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • We currently do not provide an SLA for Import/Export. To learn more about our SLA, please visit the SLA page.


  • Standard Storage pricing applies for the data, once stored in Azure Storage after Import.



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