Enroll in the Cloud Solution Provider program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

Applies to

  • Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

Microsoft partners can now sell Microsoft's cloud solutions and services to US federal, state, local, and tribal entities through the Cloud Solution Provider program (CSP) for Microsoft Cloud for US Government.

Microsoft Cloud for US Government provides a private, dedicated, and isolated instance of Microsoft Azure that meets the US government's requirements for data security, privacy, and compliance. Your company must meet Microsoft's eligibility requirements to participate in the CSP program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government. For more information, see Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government.

Before you begin

Before you can enroll in the CSP program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government, we need to verify that your company meets the requirements to sell to US government entities. Before you kick off the enrollment process, complete the Microsoft Government Cloud Validation form so we can verify your company's eligibility. After we verify your company's eligibility, we'll provide you with an Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) tenant specific to the Microsoft Cloud for US Government.

To create a Partner Center account and enroll in CSP for Microsoft Cloud for US Government, you'll need to supply the following information (you may want to gather this information before you kick off the enrollment process):

  • Global admin credentials for your organization's new Azure AD tenant for Microsoft Cloud for US Government
  • Your organization's Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) ID
  • A business address in the United States

Important
If you have an existing account in Partner Center and you want to enroll in CSP for Microsoft Cloud for US Government, you must create a new, separate account specifically for the US Government market.

How to enroll

Step 1 - Create a Partner Center account for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

  1. Kick off the enrollment process here.

  2. Sign in with global admin credentials for your organization's Azure AD tenant for Microsoft Cloud for US Government. If your organization doesn't have an account for this portal, you can request one by completing the Microsoft Government Cloud Validation form.

Step 2 - Apply to participate in the Cloud Solution Provider program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

  1. Fill in any missing information on the enrollment form, including your Microsoft Partner Network ID and your organization's customer support details.

  2. Select Accept and continue. Reviewing your application may take us several days. We'll email you when we've completed our review.

    Important
    By selecting Accept and continue, you're confirming that you're authorized to act on your organization's behalf, and you're agreeing to allow Microsoft to run a background credit check before reviewing your organization's Cloud Solution Provider application.

Step 3 - Sign the reseller agreement for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

  1. Sign in to Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government using the link provided in the application approval email.

  2. On the Agreement page, read the terms, and if you agree, select Accept and continue to digitally sign the reseller agreement for Microsoft Cloud for US Government. Creating your account may take several hours. Sign out of Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government and then sign back in later.

Step 4 - Assign users to the Admin Agent role in the Microsoft Azure admin portal for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

Microsoft Cloud for US Government provides a separate instance of Microsoft Azure that meets government compliance, security, and privacy standards. To allow admins to manage users and licenses in the Microsoft Azure portal, you'll need to manually assign the Admin Agent role to them.

Note
After you assign users to the Admin Agent role, they'll be able to access your customer list on the Customers page and add new customers.

  1. Sign in to the Microsoft Azure admin portal at https://portal.azure.us/.

  2. Assign the Admin Agent role to the appropriate users in your organization. To do this, you'll need to add these users to the built-in AdminAgent group. See Manage the members for a group in Azure Active Directory for information about how to do this.

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