Add licenses to a subscription purchased through the Volume Licensing Service Center

Licenses for Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Premium, and the Office 365 Enterprise plans need to be purchased through the third party partner that you originally purchased Office 365 from. If the partner that the subscription was purchased from is known by Microsoft, you can find out how to contact your partner using the following procedure.

Use the new admin center to add licenses

The new admin center is available to all Microsoft 365 admins. You can opt in by selecting the Try the new admin center toggle located at the top of the Home page. For more information, see About the new Microsoft 365 admin center.

  1. In the admin center, go to the Billing > Products & services page.

  2. Select the subscription to which you want to add licenses, then select the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) link.

  3. Follow the steps in the VLSC to complete your purchase.

Use the old admin center to add licenses

  1. In the admin center, go to the Billing > Subscriptions page.
  1. In the admin center, go to the Billing > Subscriptions page.
  1. In the admin center, go to the Billing > Subscriptions page.
  1. On the Subscriptions page, select the subscription to which you want to add licenses, then select the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) link.

  2. Follow the steps in the VLSC to complete your purchase.