Partner with Microsoft

Join the Microsoft Partner Network

The Microsoft Partner Network provides three types of membership. Each type provides a set of benefits to help your business grow. As you achieve your goals, participate in the program at the level that suits your unique business needs to access more benefits and develop your relationship with us and other partners in the network.

  • Network member When you join at this no-cost, basic level, you receive a set of core internal-use rights benefits that can help you save time and money while you strengthen your capabilities, better serve customers, and build connections to reach your full business potential.

  • Action Pack Purchase Action Pack, an affordable yearly subscription, for additional network benefits, including access to developer tools, support, training, and software. At this level you can enhance your expertise and develop new skills.

  • Competency Demonstrate your proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in one or more specialized areas of business. Microsoft competencies are designed to prepare you to meet your customers’ needs and be recognizable to prospective customers. Join the elite tier of Microsoft partners and stand out from your peers.

    • Earn Silver competencies to demonstrate your consistent capability, expertise, and commitment

    • Earn Gold competencies to demonstrate your best-in-class capability within a specific Microsoft solution area

    Learn more about earning Silver and Gold competencies

Get started with the Partner Dashboard

To make it easier to partner with Microsoft and to help save you time and money, we're working behind the scenes to move capabilities, features, and workflows that are currently spread across several websites and tools to the Partner Dashboard, this site.

As we move specific capabilities to the Partner Dashboard, we're retiring the legacy sites that used to house them. To continue to take advantage of these features, you'll need to create an account on this site, the Partner Dashboard.

For example, if you used to get and manage referrals in Pinpoint, that site has been retired and all referral-related capabilities are now on the Partner Dashboard. Take the following steps to get started on the Partner Dashboard: