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Google Apps is now G Suite. Same service, new name. More about the name change.

Qualifications for G Suite for Education

Third-level and higher education institutions or institutions that provide a basic education to prepare graduates for third-level or higher education are eligible. Unless stated otherwise, the educational institution has to have a recognised 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 is not limited to these countries.

  • Albania: Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
  • AustraliaP–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
  • Austria: Gymnasium or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
  • 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: 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.
  • Mexico: 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.
  • Philippines: K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.
  • Romania: Gymnasium 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 States: K–12 or higher education institution that is formally accredited.

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

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 for different fictional schools and organizations to help 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 University Alumni Park Public Library

Educational institutions that receive 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, please follow the instructions to sign up for G Suite for Education.

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