Concierge Chat in Visual Studio subscriptions

The Concierge Chat service provides assistance finding product information and technical documentation and helps with using your Visual Studio subscription benefits.

The service is available 24/7, and is currently offered in English only (for questions other than accounts, billing, and subscriptions).

Activation steps

Getting help via the Concierge Chat service is easy.

  1. Sign in to

  2. Locate the Concierge Chat tile in the Support section of the benefits page and select on Chat now.

    Concierge Chat Tile

  3. Select Continue.

  4. A chat window opens, and you see a counter showing your position in the queue.

  5. When an agent is available, the chat starts.

    Concierge Chat Session


Subscription Level Channels Benefit Renewable?
Visual Studio Enterprise (Standard) VL, Azure, Retail, selected NFR* Available Yes
Visual Studio Enterprise subscription with GitHub Enterprise VL Available Yes
Visual Studio Professional (Standard) VL, Azure, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Professional subscription with GitHub Enterprise VL Available Yes
Visual Studio Test Professional (Standard) VL, Retail Available Yes
MSDN Platforms (Standard) VL, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Enterprise (monthly cloud), Visual Studio Professional (monthly cloud) Azure Not available N/A

* Includes: Not for Resale (NFR), Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP), Microsoft Certified Trainer, BizSpark. Excludes: FTE, Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Regional Director (RD), Microsoft Cloud Partner Program, Imagine. Excludes: NFR Basic


Microsoft no longer offers Visual Studio Professional Annual subscriptions and Visual Studio Enterprise Annual subscriptions in Cloud Subscriptions. There will be no change to existing customers experience and ability to renew, increase, decrease, or cancel their subscriptions. New customers are encouraged to go to to explore different options to purchase Visual Studio.

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Frequently asked questions

Q: Is the chat service available in multiple languages?

A: Assistance with accounts, billing and subscriptions issues is available in multiple languages. Assistance with locating product information and technical documentation is available in English.

Support resources

See also

Next steps

For more information about Microsoft tools and services, check out the documentation for:

If you haven't already activated the Azure DevTest individual credit benefit that comes with your subscription, visit Select the Azure tile in the Tools category to set up your Azure subscription and redeem your Azure DevTest individual credit.