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Upgrading or downgrading your client's paid organization

Billing managers can upgrade or downgrade a client's paid organization at any time.

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If you're not a billing manger for the organization, ask your client to have an owner of the organization add you to the organization as a billing manager.

Tips:

Upgrading an organization's number of paid seats

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.
    Profile photo
  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.
    organization icons
  3. Under your organization name, click Settings.
    Organization settings button
  4. In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing.
    Billing settings
  5. Click Subscriptions.
    Subscriptions tab
  6. Use the Edit drop-down and click Add seats.
  7. Under "Add seats", type the number of seats you'd like to add.
  8. Click Add seats.

After you add seats, the payment method on file for the organization will be charged a pro-rated amount based on the number of seats you're adding and the amount of time left in your billing cycle.

Downgrading an organization's number of paid seats to free

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.
    Profile photo
  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.
    organization icons
  3. Under your organization name, click Settings.
    Organization settings button
  4. In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing.
    Billing settings
  5. Click Subscriptions.
    Subscriptions tab
  6. Use the Edit drop-down and click Downgrade to GitHub Free.
  7. Read the information about the features your organization will no longer have access to on your next billing date, then click I understand. Downgrade my organization.
    Downgrade button

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