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About GitHub Copilot Business

With GitHub Copilot Business you can manage access to GitHub Copilot for your organization or enterprise.

Who can use this feature?

GitHub Copilot can be managed through personal accounts with GitHub Copilot Individual or through organization or enterprise accounts with GitHub Copilot Business.

Get GitHub Copilot Business

About GitHub Copilot Business

GitHub Copilot is an AI-powered coding assistant that helps developers write code faster. GitHub Copilot is available through GitHub personal accounts with GitHub Copilot Individual or through organization or enterprise accounts with GitHub Copilot Business.

With Copilot Business, you can manage access to GitHub Copilot for organizations within your enterprise. Once you grant an organization access to GitHub Copilot, the administrators of that organization can grant access to individuals and teams. For more information, see "Managing Copilot Business."

GitHub Copilot is available as an extension in Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio, Vim, Neovim, the JetBrains suite of IDEs, and Azure Data Studio. For more information on using GitHub Copilot in Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio, Vim, Neovim, and JetBrains, see "Getting started with GitHub Copilot." For more information on using GitHub Copilot in Azure Data Studio, see GitHub Copilot extension in Microsoft Learn.

Note: Copilot Business does not retain any Prompts or Suggestions.

Understanding the differences between Copilot Business and Copilot Individual

Copilot IndividualCopilot Business
Pricing$10 USD per month
$100 USD per year
$19 USD per user per month
Types of GitHub accountsPersonal accountsOrganization or enterprise accounts
Telemetry
Blocks suggestions matching public code
Plugs right into your editor
Offers multi-line function suggestions
Organization-wide policy management
Exclude specified files
Audit logs
HTTP proxy support via custom certificates

For more information about proxy support with custom certificates, see "Configuring network settings for GitHub Copilot".

Enabling and setting up Copilot Business

To use Copilot Business, you need to set up a subscription for your organization or enterprise account. For more information, see "Managing your GitHub Copilot subscription for your organization or enterprise."

After setting up a subscription, you can enable GitHub Copilot for organizations within your enterprise. For more information, see "Enabling and setting up GitHub Copilot Business."

About billing for Copilot Business

Copilot Business subscriptions are billed monthly, based on the number of GitHub Copilot seats assigned to users within your organization or enterprise. For more information, see "About billing for GitHub Copilot."

Requesting or granting access to GitHub Copilot Business

Organization members can request access to GitHub Copilot Business from their organization's owners.

Submitting a request for GitHub Copilot Business

As a member of an organization, you can request access to GitHub Copilot Business from your organization's owners. This can be done in a couple of different ways:

Managing requests for GitHub Copilot Business

As an owner of an organization, you can manage requests for GitHub Copilot Business from your organization's settings. Additionally, GitHub sends you a weekly email with a summary of all pending requests.

  1. In the upper-right corner of GitHub.com, select your profile photo, then click Your organizations.

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu under @octocat's profile picture. "Your organizations" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Under "Organizations", next to the name of your organization, click Settings.

  3. In the "Access" section of the sidebar, click Requests from members.

  4. To accept the request and grant the member access to GitHub Copilot Business, click Buy Copilot Business.

All requests for GitHub Copilot Business are grouped together under "Copilot Business."

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