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Explore free Azure services

See which services offer free monthly amounts.

There are two groups of free services

Certain types of these services are free up to a monthly amount.
  • Popular services are free for your first 12 months

    Get monthly free amounts of these services for 12 months from the date you create your Azure account.*

  • 55+ other services are free always

    Keep getting monthly free amounts of these services for as long as you have an Azure account.

Take advantage of free products

These products are free up to the specified monthly amounts. Some are always free to all Azure customers, and some are free for 12 months to new customers only.

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Try free Azure services today

Create your Azure free account and get popular services free for 12 months and 55+ other services free always. Plus, get $200 credit to use in your first 30 days.

Other ways to start with Azure

  • Pay as you go

    Get started with pay-as-you-go pricing and only pay for what you use beyond monthly free amounts of services. No up-front commitment. Cancel anytime.

  • Azure for Students

    Get access to free developer tools and $100 credit. No credit card required—all you need is an academic email address.

See what Azure costs beyond free services


See pricing by product, ways to save, cost management tools, and price match guarantees.


Estimate your expected monthly costs for using any combination of Azure products.

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*12 months free services is available only to new customers who have not previously had an Azure account or received 12 months of free services. It is not currently available to customers who sign up directly for pay as you go in China and India. Customers who try Azure free must move to pay as you go within 30 days to continue receiving 12 months free services.