Sell Minecraft: Education Edition subscriptions to education customers

Applies to

  • Partner Center

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 seller (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 the Partner Center menu.

  2. Select your education customer from your customer list and then select Add subscriptions.

  3. Choose the billing frequency that best meets your needs, and then select Education in the Catalog section.

  4. Select the Minecraft subscription you want to buy on behalf of your customer and enter the number of licenses. Select Next: Review.


    You'll be able to see and manage these licenses in Partner Center. Your cucstomer 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).

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

  6. 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, they can learn more here.

    If your customer isn't familiar with the Store for Education, they can learn more about it on this overview page.