Pay the Solutions partner designation fee

Appropriate roles: MPN Partner Admin | Account admin


The Microsoft Partner Network is now called the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program.

This article shows you how to subscribe for Solutions partner designation.


For payment instruction, see the Make a payment

Requirements, fees, and benefits

Purchase Solutions partner designation


Before you can subscribe to Solutions Partner designation, you must:

  • Be a partner who is a member of the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program.

  • Be a Global admin or MPN Partner Admin in Partner Center.

    If you don't have one of those roles, you won't have access to some of the Partner Center pages described in this article. Contact your Global admin and ask them to assign you the appropriate role.


To make an order for Solutions partner designation:

  1. Sign in to Partner Center and select Membership. Make sure to use the credentials for your work account.

  2. Select Membership offers.

  3. If you haven't met the requirements for a Solutions partner designation, you won't be able to purchase or renew.

  4. On this page, select the Solutions Partner designation and select Buy now.

    Screenshot of Solutions partner designation eligibility page.

  5. A right pane is opened. On the right pane, select the button next to "Solutions Partner" Read the important instructions.

    Screenshot of Solutions partner right pane.

  6. Select the checkbox and click on "Accept agreement & place order."

    Screenshot of Solutions partner offer accept agreement and place order page.

  7. In the pop-up, select either Credit card or Wire Transfer, then select Proceed. Depending on the country, you would see both the credit card option and wire transfer option or only one option.

    Screenshot of payment preference.

Cancel an order

To cancel an order and request refund, the following conditions should be met:

  • Order must not have been placed more than 30 days ago
  • No benefits can have been consumed

Use the following steps to cancel an existing order.

  1. Sign in to Partner Center and select Membership.
  2. Select Membership offers.
  3. In the Purchased offers list, locate the offer that you want to cancel.
  4. In the Action column for the offer, select Cancel Order.
  5. Follow the remaining steps to cancel the order.

Next steps