Sign up for a Microsoft Copilot Studio trial


Power Virtual Agents capabilities and features are now part of Microsoft Copilot Studio following significant investments in generative AI and enhanced integrations across Microsoft Copilot.

Some articles and screenshots may refer to Power Virtual Agents while we update documentation and training content.

This article explains how to sign up for Microsoft Copilot Studio as an individual. If you're an admin, see Assign user licenses and manage access to Microsoft Copilot Studio.

Follow the instructions below to sign up for a Microsoft Copilot Studio trial. After you complete the process you'll be able to use Microsoft Copilot Studio to create and publish bots.

  1. Go to the sign-up page.
  2. Enter your email address and then select Sign up.

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You'll then be taken to the Microsoft Copilot Studio sign-in page and you can start using your account.


Trial expiration

Trial expiration notification.

After you finish the sign-up process, your time-limited free trial for Microsoft Copilot Studio will start. You will see notification and receive emails to inform you about the trial expiry. When the trial expires, you will be able to extend the trial by 30 days.

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Your bot will continue to work for up to 90 days after your trial has expired so you don't have to worry about extending at the exact time of expiry.

Troubleshooting the sign-up process

In most cases, you'll be able to sign up for Microsoft Copilot Studio using the steps in this article. Some issues might prevent you from signing up.

Personal email address

You can't sign up for Microsoft Copilot Studio using a personal email address. You need to use your work or school account to finish the sign up.

Self-service sign-up disabled

If you receive a message that your sign-up couldn't be completed it means your organization's IT administrator has disabled self-service sign-up for Microsoft Copilot Studio. To finish signing up, contact your IT administrator and ask them to follow the instructions to enable sign-up.

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