Cloud Solution Provider program

Learn how to get involved with our Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program and provide your customers with products and services such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Office 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite, and Windows. If you’re not sure what business model is right for you, we can help. Tell us more about your business

Become an indirect reseller

As an indirect reseller in the CSP program, you’ll work with an indirect provider (also known as a distributor). Indirect providers can provide your customers with product support, provide you with technical assistance and marketing, and help you establish financing and credit terms.

Review the minimum requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • A Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) ID
  • The ability to sign legal agreements on behalf of your organization
Enroll in the CSP program

Prerequisite: You must have an MPN ID. If you don't have one, get one at least 24 hours before enrolling.

  1. Sign in with an Azure Active Directory (Azure AD tenant) account.
  2. Associate your MPN ID with your new Partner Center account.
  3. Create a profile, wait for verification, and then accept the Microsoft customer agreement.
Find an indirect provider to work with

After you sign in to Partner Center, and enroll as an indirect reseller in CSP, you’ll want to find an indirect provider to work with.

Learn more about enrolling in the CSP program as an indirect reseller and establishing a reseller account on Partner Center.

Become a direct partner

As a direct partner, you provide your customers with cloud services, cloud products, customer support, and you bill your customers directly. If you don’t have the infrastructure for doing this type of business, join as an indirect reseller.

Review the minimum requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • A service business model
  • A customer support infrastructure
  • Customer billing and invoicing capabilities
  • The ability to scale
Understand your commitment

Get program details about

  • Support requirements
  • Billing and invoicing
  • Managing customers
  • Incentives
  • Licensing
Enroll in the CSP Program

If you understand the requirements and commitment, apply now and we’ll review your application.

Please note that it can take several days to review and verify your information.

Learn more about how to establish partner-to-partner relationships in Partner Center.

Additional resources

Learn more about the CSP Program

Access the Microsoft Partner Network for training, support, and networking opportunities.

Learn about CSP incentives

Learn how to qualify for CSP program incentives, onboard to the incentives platform, and earn incentives funds.

Read the Program Guide

This guide provides the requirements for reselling products to customers as a CSP partner.

Review the Partner Agreement

Microsoft requires partners to sign this agreement to join the CSP program.

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