How do I get Microsoft Azure credits? For receiving the Microsoft Azure credits, you will need to set up an Azure account. When you set up a new account, you can get access to some services for free, along with a $200 credit that can be used for the first 30 days. After you've got your account set up, be sure to have a look at the following page on managing your costs in Azure. Steps to set up your Azure account Go to Azure home page. Click on the "Start Free" Button. You can use your existing "GitHub" or "Outlook" account—or click on "Create One". Finish your registration. Please note that you will need to enter your Credit Card information.