What do I need to sign up for an Azure free account?

To sign up for an Azure free account, all you will need is a phone number, a credit or debit card, and a GitHub account or Microsoft account username (formerly Windows Live ID). Create your Azure free account

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  • Microsoft Learn is a free, online learning platform that allows you to learn Azure technologies at your own pace. Learning Paths combine modules that allow you to start with the basics, then move to advanced methods that address real-world challenges.

  • You can view the list of software developer tools available for download here.

  • You get one free Microsoft certification exam voucher, which is available to redeem through the Education Hub. This voucher is good for either a Microsoft Technology Associate exam, or a Microsoft Certified Professional exam. You can choose any exam on either of those certifications to take for free.

  • We use your phone number for identity verification.

  • Your Azure for Students subscription will provide you with access to certain software developer tools available to download for free. You must have a current, active Azure for Students subscription to access the software developer tools. Once you have signed up with Azure for Students, you can download this software through the Education Hub.

  • As long as you have verified your academic status within the past 12 months, you will have access to this offering.