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Low Code Application Development specialization

Program Overview and Requirements

Program Overview

The market for low-code application development tools is growing quickly. Using the Low Code application development platform, which includes Microsoft Power Apps and Microsoft Power Automate, partners can help customers rapidly develop custom and flexible low-code line-of-business solutions that integrate existing systems and data to drive innovation and efficiency across their organizations.

Partners with the Low Code Application Development specialization demonstrate verified knowledge, substantive experience, and documented success in supporting customer adoption of Microsoft low-code solutions.

Partners who earn a specialization will have a customer-facing label displayed on their business profile, gain access to specific go-to-market programs, and be prioritized in customer searches in Microsoft AppSource.


How long will my specialization stay active?

Your organization’s Low Code Application Development specialization will remain active for one year. After that, you can renew it, providing you meet the requirements at that time.

How do I earn this specialization?

There is no application process for the Low Code Application Development specialization. If you have a relevant Solutions Partner designation, you will be notified in Partner Center that you’ve been awarded the specialization after meeting all requirements.

What are the requirements?

Eligible partners must meet the highest standards for service delivery and support. All requirements will be verified by Microsoft and/or a third-party vendor, either automatically or by manual review, and are subject to change.


Your organization must have an active Solutions Partner for Digital & App Innovation (Azure) or Business Applications designation.


Your organization must have at least five unique customers as new deployments, each with at least one application deployed in that customer's production environment. The customer's production application must meet the following criteria within the trailing 12 months (TTM):


Your company must achieve growth in Monthly Active Users (MAU) of at least 35 percent across your customer base in the trailing 12 months (TTM). To be eligible for the growth calculation, your customer base must have at least 50 MAU at the start of the TTM. Growth in MAU is calculated:

  • Across all PAL-associated applications in your customer base.
  • At the application level, only paid subscriptions under the customer's tenant will qualify.

You must have Partner Admin Link (PAL) associated to your Partner Center account to earn this specialization. You must perform this association for all your customer deployments. PAL will be used to calculate all requirements listed in the performance section above.


Your organization must have individuals earn the following certifications:

Your organization must have at least five individuals with the certifications listed above. The certifications can be held by the same or different individuals.


Your organization must have at least one Power Apps Consulting offer published on Microsoft AppSource with Power Apps as the tagged product offer.

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