Transformation for all. It’s simple and affordable.

Adobe Buying Programs give government agencies of all sizes the cost-effective options and control they need to put the right Adobe tools in the hands of the right employees. The end result is more efficient workflows and engaging constituent experiences.

Adobe Buying Programs for government.

  • Industry-leading apps for your teams
  • Secure, customizable deployment
  • Simplified license management
  • Budget predictability for your agency

VIP advantages for government.

The Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP) is a subscription licensing program that includes volume discounts, immediate deployment and simplified management. Whether you need a few licenses or hundreds, you can save money while giving people in your agency or department access to all the tools they need. VIP includes a centralized management tool that you can use to easily and securely administer licenses and monitor storage.

Quick access
Quick access

It takes only a few steps to make sure the right people have the right tools for creating amazing government experiences.

Centralized control
Centralized control

Centralized deployment gives everyone access to new products as soon as they’re released.

Automatic compliance
Automatic compliance

With the Admin Console, you always know how many licenses are deployed and who’s using them.

Customized deployment
Customized deployment

Get the secure, customizable deployments your IT team requires.

Term choice
Term choice

Meet agency budget cycles by choosing the length of your subscription term — one year, 18 months or more.

Complete flexibility
Complete flexibility

Agencies, departments and teams can add and remove licenses to meet their unique needs.

A plan tailored to your large agency’s unique needs.

An Adobe Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA) is a flexible buying program designed to meet the needs of large agencies and organizations. Get budget predictability over a three-year term — with one annual payment due on the same date each year. You’ll also get an Admin Console and use of the Adobe Licensing Website for easy deployment, compliance and management. And everyone at your government agency can gain access to the latest Adobe tools, apps and services. An ETLA can be customized to fit the specific needs of each department — with or without services and storage.

Compare ETLA and VIP ›


Compare programs for government.

Adobe Buying Programs offer scalable purchasing options that simplify license management and provide budget predictability. Find the ideal plan for giving your teams the apps they need and your IT department the secure, customizable deployments they require.


Value Incentive Plan (VIP)

Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA)

Cumulative Licensing Program (CLP) and Transactional Licensing Program (TLP)

Pay up front for up to 4 years

3-year term with a set annual payment date

2-year agreement for CLP; no agreement for TLP

Discounts and additional term options available through VIP Select

Named-user licensing through the Admin Console

CLP offers cumulative volume-licensing discounts for government, including an offering for special offline software; TLP is a one-time purchase

Easy deployment and management through the Admin Console

Serialized deployment through the Adobe Licensing Website (LWS)

Deployment and management through the LWS

Includes Adobe Creative Cloud for teamsCreative Cloud for enterprise, Acrobat 2020, Captivate, and Presenter Video Express

Includes Acrobat 2020 and other products such as Adobe CaptivatePresenterContributePhotoshop Elements and Premiere Elements

Want to know more?

Find out how Adobe Buying Programs can help your organization.


Call Adobe at 800-915-9428

or contact your Adobe Authorized Reseller.