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Get started using services can only be purchased by federal government agencies. We hope to provide services to state and local agencies in the future. There are a number of different ways to start using

Purchase for your federal team

If you represent an agency that wants to use services, you can purchase an access package. offers a number of packages, depending on your team’s needs. You can compare packages and rates to get a sense of the options. If you’re interested in a package for your team, contact us by emailing We’ll contact you to schedule a followup conversation to discuss your team’s goals and needs, and how we can help. services are sold through 18F, a federal digital consultancy housed within the General Service Administration’s Technology Transformation Service. 18F sells services to other agencies through the Interagency Agreement (“IAA”) process. Currently, processing an IAA takes an average of 6-8 weeks. For background on IAAs, see the Department of the Treasury Interagency Agreement Guide, including “IAAs are not contracts, and therefore do not require CO signature.” We will help you navigate each step of the IAA process.

Try a limited-use sandbox account for free

A sandbox is a free, limited way to try so you can get a sense of how would work for the applications your team builds. Anyone with a U.S. federal government email address can sign up for a sandbox space on their own. Learn more about sandboxes.

Work with an 18F team

18F teams that are working with agency partners use to develop and deploy applications, and the cost of using is included in the IAA for the entire engagement. If you’re interested in full-service delivery of a product or application, contact 18F. For example, Every Kid in a Park (for the Department of the Interior) and College Scorecard (for the Department of Education) were both developed and launched using

Use as a vendor for a federal government client can be a building block for vendors and contractors that supply services to federal agencies. If you’re part of a vendor or contractor, you can submit proposals to agencies for services to be built on top of

If you’re part of a vendor or contractor that already works with government agencies and you’re interested in using, ask your agency partners to evaluate this option.