About billing for GitHub Copilot
You can either set up a GitHub Copilot subscription for your personal account, or you can set up a GitHub Copilot for Business subscription for your organization For more information about GitHub Copilot for Individuals, see "About GitHub Copilot for Individuals."
Before starting a paid subscription for a personal account, you can set up a one-time 60-day trial to evaluate GitHub Copilot. To begin a trial, you will need to choose a monthly or yearly billing cycle, and provide a payment method. If you do not cancel the trial before the end of the 60 days, the trial will automatically convert to a paid subscription. You can cancel your GitHub Copilot trial at any time during the 60 days and you won't be charged. If you cancel before the end of the trial, you will continue to have access to GitHub Copilot until the 60-day trial period ends. For more information, see "Managing your GitHub Copilot subscription for your personal account."
Note: If you were part of the free GitHub Copilot technical preview that was run between July 2021 and June 2022, you are not eligible for a 60-day trial.
Pricing for GitHub Copilot for Individuals
The GitHub Copilot subscription is available on a monthly or yearly cycle. If you choose a monthly billing cycle, you will be billed $10 per calendar month. If you choose a yearly billing cycle, you will be billed $100 per year. You can modify your billing cycle at any time, and the modification will be reflected from the start of your next billing cycle.
If you have an active GitHub Copilot subscription, and are then assigned a seat as part of a GitHub Copilot for Business subscription in GitHub Enterprise Cloud, your personal GitHub Copilot subscription will be automatically canceled. You will receive a prorated refund for any remaining portion of your personal subscription's current billing cycle. You will then be able to continue using GitHub Copilot according to the policies set at the enterprise or organization level.
A free subscription for GitHub Copilot is available to verified students, teachers, and maintainers of popular open-source repositories on GitHub. If you meet the criteria as an open source maintainer, you will be automatically notified when you visit the GitHub Copilot subscription page. As a student, if you currently receive the GitHub Student Developer Pack, you will also be offered a free subscription when you visit the GitHub Copilot subscription page. For more information about the GitHub Student Developer Pack, see "Apply to GitHub Global Campus as a student."
Pricing for GitHub Copilot for Business
The GitHub Copilot for Business subscription is available on a monthly cycle, and is billed at $19 per user per month. Billing for GitHub Copilot for Business is processed at the end of each billing cycle.
Billed users are calculated based on the number of assigned GitHub Copilot seats. Any seat assigned part way through the billing cycle will be prorated based on the number of days remaining in the cycle. Any seat assignment removed during a billing cycle will take effect from the beginning of the next cycle.
Seat assignment for GitHub Copilot for Business is managed by admins of organizations. For more information, see "Configuring GitHub Copilot settings in your organization."
Policy settings and the usage overview for GitHub Copilot in GitHub Enterprise Cloud are available at the enterprise level. For more information, see "Enforcing policies for GitHub Copilot in your enterprise" and "Viewing your GitHub Copilot usage."