Office 365  U S  Government plans

Office 365  U S  Government plans are designed for the unique needs of  U S  government organizations. They provide all the features and capabilities of Office 365 services in a segmented government cloud community that enables organizations to meet  U S  compliance and security standards.
Office 365  U S  Government plans are available to (1) qualified government entities, including US federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities, and (2) other entities (subject to validation of eligibility) who handle data subject to government regulations and requirements, where use of Office 365  U S  Government is appropriate to meet these regulations and requirements. Each plan is offered as a monthly subscription and can be licensed to an unlimited number of users. Start the free trial to begin the special compliance validation process required for eligibility. Once your organization has been validated, you can begin using the trial. Learn more about eligibility requirements.

Getting started is easy! Office 365  U S  Government Community  G 3  and  G 5  trials are available to  U S  Government organizations. Microsoft just needs to validate that you are a U.S. Government entity, and we’ll have you set up and running in no time.

Get started with a free trial

Please note: Office 356  U S  Government trials are not available for contractors or Defense offerings

Not eligible for Office 365  U S  Government plans? Try Office 365 Enterprise E3 for free.
Comparison of Office 365 U.S. Government plans
Available Features

Exchange Online U S Government Plan 1 feature details, and more

Exchange Online U S Government Plan 2 feature details, and more

Office 365 U S Government Community G 1 feature details, and more

Office 365 U S Government Community G 3 feature details, and more

Office 365 U S Government Community G 5 feature details, and more

Feature Fully installed Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, and OneNote on up to 5 PCs or Macs per user Tooltip with information about Publisher and Access availability and compatibility of Office 365 with previous versions of Office apps
Now includes the new Office 2016 apps for your PC and Mac.
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Feature Online versions of Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more
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Feature File sharing and at least 1 TB OneDrive storage Tooltip about OneDrive for Business sync client availability
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Unlimited OneDrive storage Tooltip with details about the OneDrive for Business unlimited storage plans
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Feature Business-class email, calendar, and contacts with a 100 GB inbox Tooltip with details about connecting previous versions of Outlook with Office 365
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Feature Unlimited online meetings, IM and HD video conferencing. Includes Skype for Business app Tooltip about Skype for Business app capabilities and availability for Mac
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Feature Inform and engage employees with a SharePoint intranet, and connect teams to content, expertise and processes with SharePoint team
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Feature Personalized search and discovery across Office 365 using the Office Graph
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Feature Enterprise management of apps with Group Policy, Telemetry, Shared Computer Activation
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Feature Self-service Business Intelligence to discover, analyze, and visualize data with Excel
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Feature Compliance and information protection Legal hold, rights management, and data loss prevention for email and files
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Feature eDiscovery Center tools to support compliance
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Feature Voicemail Hosted voicemail support with auto attendant capabilities
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Feature Unified communications to make calls using a PC and enhance or replace a PBX phone system with the enterprise calling capabilities of Skype for Business Server 2015 Tooltip with requirements for Skype for Business voice
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Feature Advanced eDiscovery with Predictive Coding and Text Analytics
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Feature Advanced Threat Protection helps defend your data against malware and viruses and safeguard your messaging system.
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Feature Analytics tools for personal and organizational insights with Power BI Pro and MyAnalytics
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Feature PSTN conferencing to allow invitees to join Skype for Business meetings by dialing in from a landline or mobile phone
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Feature Cloud PBX for cloud-based call management to make, receive, and transfer calls across a wide range of devices
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Feature PSTN calling—subscribe to domestic and international calling plans from Office 365 and use existing phone numbers or get new ones.
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Feature User maximum
The User Maximum for Exchange Online U.S. Government Plan 1 is Unlimited The User Maximum for Exchange Online U.S. Government Plan 2 is Unlimited The User Maximum for Exchange Online U.S. Government E 1 is Unlimited The User Maximum for Exchange Online U.S. Government E 3 is Unlimited The User Maximum for Exchange Online U.S. Government E 4 is Unlimited
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All of the Office 365 plans above include:

Guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially backed service level agreement
IT-level web support and 24/7 phone support for critical issues
Active Directory integration to easily manage user credentials and permissions
World-class data security

Eligibility requirements

Office 365 U.S. Government plans are available to (1) qualified government entities, including US federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities, and (2) other entities (subject to validation of eligibility) who handle data subject to government regulations and requirements, where use of Office 365 U.S. Government is appropriate to meet these regulations and requirements. Each plan is offered as a monthly subscription and can be licensed to an unlimited number of users.
A government organization is typically (a) any government agency, department office, division, unit, or other entity of state or local government or (b) any county, borough, commonwealth, city, municipality, town, township, special purpose district, or similar type of government instrumentality established by laws of customer’s state and located within customer’s state jurisdiction and geographic boundaries or (c) any other entity in customer’s state expressly authorized by the laws of customer’s state to purchase under state contracts.
Microsoft reserves the right to verify eligibility at any time and suspend the service for ineligible customers.
Not eligible for Office 365 U.S. Government plans? Try Office 365 Enterprise E3 for free.