Sell Minecraft: Education Edition subscriptions to education customers

Appropriate roles: Global admin | User management admin | Sales agent | Admin agent

Partners who work with education institutions can offer Minecraft: Education Edition subscriptions to them. You purchase the subscription on the customer's behalf in Partner Center, and then the customer downloads the software from the Microsoft Store for Education.


To sell education offers to education customers, you must be enrolled in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program and be an Authorized Education Provider (AEP). Additionally, your customer must be a Qualified Education User.

Buy Minecraft: Education Edition on behalf of your customer

Follow the steps below to buy Minecraft: Education Edition subscriptions in the Partner Center (sign in required):

  1. Select Customers from the Partner Center menu.

  2. Select your education customer from your customer list. Selecting a customer loads their Subscriptions page. Select Add new.

  3. Choose Segment: Education in the Discover section.

  4. Identify the Minecraft subscription you want to buy on behalf of your customer and enter the number of licenses. Select Add to Cart and then select Review to view the product(s) in your cart and continue with the checkout process.

  5. Choose the Term and Billing frequency for the product(s). You may also choose to align the subscription's end date with other offers the customer may have.


    You'll be able to see and manage these licenses in Partner Center. Your customer will see and manage these licenses from their inventory under the Minecraft: Education Edition details page (you must be signed in to the Store for Education to see the details page).

  6. If the order is correct, select Submit. If you need to make changes to the order, select Cancel and make the desired changes.

  7. After you've successfully bought the subscription, direct your education customer to their inventory on the Microsoft Store for Education to download the software and distribute the licenses.

    If your customer needs more information about distributing software licenses to their users, see Get and deploy Minecraft Education: Distribute Minecraft Education.

    If your customer isn't familiar with the Store for Education, they can learn more at Microsoft Store for Business and Microsoft Store for Education overview.