Qualifications for G Suite for Education

These types of educational institutions are eligible for G Suite for Education:

  • Institutions that prepare graduates for a third-level or higher education
  • Third-level and higher educational institutions

Unless stated otherwise, the educational institution has to have a recognized not-for-profit status. Below is a partial list of countries and what is required to qualify. The terminology may vary and G Suite for Education isn’t limited to these countries.

Albania Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Australia P–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Austria Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Bahrain K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
Brazil Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
Bulgaria Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Canada K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Chile Baccalaureate or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Colombia Baccalaureate or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Denmark Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Egypt K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales Local Education Authorities (LEAs) and further and higher education institutions that are formally accredited.
Estonia Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Germany Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
India K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
Italy Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Iceland Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Lithuania Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Kuwait K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
Mexico K–12, Baccalaureate or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
Netherlands Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Norway Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Oman K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible. 
Philippines K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Qatar K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible. 
Romania Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Saudi Arabia K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
South Africa R–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
South Korea K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Spain Baccalaureate or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Sweden Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Switzerland Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
Turkey K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
United Arab Emirates K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
For-profit institutions are also eligible.
United States
  • A nonprofit K–12 or higher educational institution verified by an accepted accreditation body.
  • A homeschool co-op verified by an eligible homeschool association.


If your country isn't listed, contact our support team for details.

Note: Google reserves the right to determine an organization's eligibility for G Suite for Education. It might take up to 2 weeks for your application to be processed.

 

Here are some generic examples of fictional schools and organizations to explain how the qualifications work. 

Qualifies Doesn't qualify
Park Elementary School Park University fraternities and sororities
Park Middle School Park University student organizations, such as the choir group
Park High School Park sports teams, clubs, or instructional classes
Park School District Solution or service provider for Park Schools
Park Technical College Park City Doctors Association
Park Community College Park teacher or student website or blog
Park University Park Driving School
Park University Department of Computer Science Park Church
  Park Public Library

 

Educational institutions that get their academic and operational funding from the U.S. federal government, such as military academies, are eligible to use G Suite for Government and don’t qualify for G Suite for Education. Learn more about G Suite for Government.

If your organization meets the above requirements, follow the instructions to sign up for G Suite for Education.

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