Compare Google Workspace Flexible and Annual/Fixed-Term billing plans

 

Plan types

Google Workspace offers two billing plans.

Flexible Plan

You’re billed monthly for each user account. You can add and remove accounts at any time and pay only for the accounts you have during that month. You can cancel service at any time without penalty.

For details, go to Flexible Plan.

Annual/Fixed-Term Plan

Not available when you sign up online.

You commit to purchasing the service for a full year or multiple years. If your team grows, you can purchase more licenses and your monthly rate goes up. You can reduce licenses or monthly payments only when renewing your plan at the end of the contract. If you cancel your subscription before the contract is up, you still pay for the full commitment.

Recommended for: Organizations with a constant or growing workforce.

For details, see Annual/Fixed-Term Plan.

Pricing

Standard prices are shown. Google occasionally offers special discounts to some customers for both the Flexible and Annual/Fixed-Term Plan.

  Flexible Plan Annual/Fixed-Term Plan
Commitment None

1, 2, or 3 years of service for licenses purchased at the start of the contract.

Note: To choose a multi-year plan, contact a Google Sales representative.

Billing cycle Monthly Monthly
Monthly payment Business Starter: USD 6 per user
Business Standard: USD 12 per user
Business Plus: USD 18 per user
Business Starter: USD 6 per user
Business Standard: USD 12 per user
Business Plus: USD 18 per user
Yearly total Business Starter: USD 72 per user
Business Standard: USD 144 per user
Business Plus: USD 216 per user
Business Starter: USD 72 per user
Business Standard: USD 144 per user
Business Plus: USD 216 per user
Add users At any time for additional monthly cost At any time for additional monthly cost
Remove users At any time (reduces monthly cost) Only when you renew the contract. Until then, you pay for all purchased licenses.
Cancel service At any time without a penalty Must pay full commitment (even if you cancel early).

Questions

What are rates in other currencies?

Standard rates for Business subscriptions are shown here. Google occasionally offers country-based discounts on Google Workspace pricing. View pricing details for your country on the Google Workspace pricing page.

Business Starter

Learn more about Business Starter.

  Flexible Plan
(per month)
Annual Plan
(per year)
Contract None 1 year (billed monthly)
Price per user USD $6 $72
EUR €5.2 €62.4
GBP £4.6 £55.2
INR Rs420 Rs5040
JPY ¥680 ¥8160
AUD A$8.4 A$100.8
CAD C$7.8 C$93.6
MXN Mex$117 Mex$1404
BRL R$27 R$324
TRY ₺36 ₺432
DKK kr.40 kr.480
SEK 58kr 696kr
NZD $9 $108
PLN 23zł 276zł
SGD $8 $96
HKD HK$47 HK$564
MYR RM25 RM300
THB 185฿ 2220฿

Business Standard

Learn more about Business Standard.

  Flexible Plan
(per month)
Annual Plan
(per year)
Contract None 1 year (billed monthly)
Price per user USD $12 $144
EUR €10.4 €124.8
GBP £9.2 £110.4
INR Rs840 Rs10080
JPY ¥1360 ¥16320
AUD A$16.8 A$201.6
CAD C$15.6 C$187.2
MXN Mex$234 Mex$2808
BRL R$54 R$648
TRY ₺72 ₺864
DKK kr.80 kr.960
SEK 116kr 1392kr
NZD $18 $216
PLN 46zł 552zł
SGD $16 $192
HKD HK$94 HK$1128
MYR RM50 RM600
THB 370฿ 4440฿

Business Plus

Learn more about Business Plus.

  Flexible Plan
(per month)
Annual Plan
(per year)
Contract None 1 year (billed monthly)
Price per user USD $18 $216
EUR €15.6 €187.2
GBP £13.8 £165.6
INR Rs1260 Rs15120
JPY ¥2040 ¥24480
AUD A$25.2 A$301.44
CAD C$23.4 C$280.8
MXN Mex$351 Mex$4212
BRL R$81 R$972
TRY ₺108 ₺1296
DKK kr.120 kr.1440
SEK 174kr 2088kr
NZD $27 $324
PLN 69zł 828zł
SGD $24 $288
HKD HK$141 HK$1692
MYR RM75 RM900
THB 555฿ 6660฿
Which billing plan should I choose?

This depends on the size and variability of your work force.

Note: The Annual/Fixed-Term Plan isn’t available in certain situations. See Annual/Fixed-Term Plan, above.
  • Annual/Fixed-Term contract: With the Annual Plan, you commit to paying for 1 year or more of service, while there is no contract with a Flexible Plan.
  • Removing users: With the Annual Plan, you commit to paying a monthly fee for a minimum number of user licenses, for the length of your contract. You can't reduce the number of licenses (and therefore your monthly payments) until it's time to renew the contact. With the Flexible Plan, you can remove user accounts at any time and your next monthly payment will go down accordingly.

The Flexible Plan might therefore be best if you have a variable workforce. For example, businesses that provide vacation services might double in size during the summer months. A Flexible Plan allows these companies to provide temporary employees with Google Workspace and only pay for the service while it’s used. User accounts can then be deleted when employees leave at the end of the summer.

The Annual/Fixed-Term Plan might be best if you have a larger workforce and your team is generally growing in size. You can add licenses as your workforce grows.

Can I switch billing plans later?

Annual/Fixed-Term to Flexible Plan

You can switch from the Annual/Fixed-Term to the Flexible Plan:

  • During your free trial
  • When it’s time to renew your subscription

Flexible to Annual/Fixed-Term Plan

You can’t switch directly from the Flexible to the Annual/Fixed-Term Plan. To make this change, contact a:

For details, see Switch billing plans.

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