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You and your team can now purchase Visio cloud subscriptions directly with your business domain. There’s no need to create a new account at onmicrosoft.com account or request a license through your IT department unless the self-service purchase is disabled for your organization. Aside from your credit card, all you need is an Azure Active Directory account to get Visio. Start using Visio when you need it and collaborate with your team right away!
Visio Plan 1 and Visio Plan 2 monthly commitment plans are available for self-service purchase by individuals at the Visio website.
Please note, self-service purchase capabilities aren’t currently available in India, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), or to customers who are eligible for Government or Education offers.
The self-service purchase experience lets you purchase as many licenses as you’d like and then assign them to your colleagues at Microsoft 365 admin center in the limited admin mode. There’s more information about Visio self-service purchase for individuals on our Self-service purchase FAQ support page.
The new self-service purchase option doesn’t compromise IT oversight or control. If you have IT admin rights, you can disable or enable self-service purchases for users in your organization. You can also see all self-service purchases of Visio and related details in the Microsoft 365 admin center. Moreover, you can either take over self-service purchase subscriptions or assign existing licenses to users who purchased licenses on their own. See more details how to manage self-service purchases as an IT admin here.
This blog post is the first of four that dive into the update details from our Microsoft Ignite roundup blog. The remaining three will be published in the coming weeks, so keep checking our Tech Community Blogs site. In the meantime, please continue to send us your product feedback and ideas through UserVoice.
Brought to you by Dr. Ware, Microsoft Office 365 Silver Partner, Charleston SC.