Special Licensing and Programs Resource Center for CY21 Q1/Q2 Licensing and Programs Publications

Created Date: 2020-05-15 |  Last Modified: 2021-04-29

Applies to: Qualified Partners

This document has been updated to include Final Licensing and Programs document information.

Licensing and Programs Overview for Final April 2021

Update Summary – March 22, 2021

This document has been updated to include the Preview Documents available March 22, 2021 for MDA, Jumpstart, and Device Configuration.

This Special Licensing and Programs Resource Center provides a centralized portal for accessing documents covering:

  • Final editions of Windows Pricing and Licensing documents for New Windows, effective June 1, 2021;
  • Final editions of Microsoft Office Pricing and Licensing documents, effective June 1, 2021;
  • Final editions of Applications and Gaming Pricing and Licensing documents, effective July 1, 2021;
  • 2021 Program Year updates for New Windows, effective October 1, 2020 updated on April 23, 2021 on the 2021 Program Year sites, accessible below; and
  • Preview documents for Jumpstart, MDA, and Device Configuration Programs, effective October 1, 2021 to be updated in May 2021.

We’d like to address your attention first to the Key Update Summary above, as a helpful guide to the information that is represented in the various documents.


Final Edition Windows Pricing and Licensing Documents for New Windows, Effective June 1, 2021

The Final Edition of the Windows Price List and Product Terms for New Windows is provided in "Clean" and "Redline" formats. The documents only address New Windows, i.e., Windows 10 products are not included; ATs that are expected to be shared by Windows 10 and New Windows products are included, and updated accordingly. The Redline version of the Price List and Product Terms reflects terms in contrast to the Preview Edition of the Windows Price List and Product Terms for New Windows terms. The following documents are also available in the customary location for Windows Price List and Product Terms found on the main page of the DPC Licensing and Programs Resource Center, under Product Terms and Price List/Windows – OEM.

Final New Windows Price List and Product Terms: Clean | Redline

Final Windows Placemat (New Windows Only, effective June 1, 2021)

Final Processor List (New Windows Only, effective June 1, 2021)

Final Windows EULA


Microsoft Office Pricing and Licensing Documents Effective June 1, 2021

The Final Edition of the Office Price List and Product Terms is provided in “Clean” and “Redline” formats. The documents includes new Products and Additional Terms for M365 Digital Attach, Office 2019 Digital Attach, and Office 2021 AFOLB.

The Office Price List and Product Terms document will be updated in May to add Office 2021 Digital Attach.

Final Office Price List and Product Terms: Clean | Redline


Applications and Gaming Pricing and Licensing Documents Effective July 1, 2021

The Final Edition of the Applications and Gaming Price List and Product Terms is provided in “Clean” and “Redline” formats. The documents includes changes to Additional Terms that create alignment with the new Digital Attach terms in the Product Execution Guide – OEM. It also incorporates the full product list with pricing and any minimum quantities from the DA Catalogue, creating one simplified resource document to order applications and gaming products.

Final Application and Gaming Price List and Product Terms: Clean | Redline


Device Configuration Documents Effective October 1, 2020

The Device Configuration Document Addendum for Program Year 2021 (effective October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) for the October Windows 2021 Release is located in the Device Configuration Resource Center.

MDA Program Documents Effective October 1, 2020

The MDA Program Addendum for Program Year 2021 (effective October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) for the October Windows 2021 Release is located in the MDA Resource Center.

Device Configuration Documents Effective October 1, 2021

The Preview Program Terms are provided in “Clean” and “Redline” formats and can be found on the Device Configuration Resource Center.

MDA Program Documents Effective October 1, 2021

The Preview Program Terms are provided in “Clean” and “Redline” formats and can be found on the MDA Resource Center.

Jumpstart Program Documents Effective October 1, 2021

The Preview Program Terms are provided in “Clean” and “Redline” formats and can be found on the Jumpstart Resource Center.