How Do I Renew My AutoCAD License?

Are you an AutoCAD user whose license is about to expire? Don’t worry, renewing your AutoCAD license is a straightforward process that can be done in just a few simple steps. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the entire renewal process, ensuring that you can continue using AutoCAD without any interruptions.

Step 1: Accessing the Autodesk Account

To renew your AutoCAD license, you need to access your Autodesk Account. The Autodesk Account is a central hub where you can manage all your Autodesk software subscriptions and licenses. To access your account, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Autodesk website: Open your preferred web browser and navigate to
  2. Sign in: Click on the “Sign In” button located at the top right corner of the webpage. Enter your Autodesk account credentials and click “Sign In”.
  3. Navigate to “Manage License”: Once signed in, click on your name or profile picture at the top right corner of the webpage and select “Manage License” from the drop-down menu.

Step 2: Renewing AutoCAD License

Now that you have accessed your Autodesk Account, it’s time to renew your AutoCAD license. Follow these steps:

  1. Select AutoCAD subscription: On the “Manage License” page, locate your active AutoCAD subscription and click on it.
  2. Click on “Renew”: On the subscription details page, click on the “Renew” button.
  3. Select renewal term: Choose the renewal term that suits your needs. Autodesk offers various subscription lengths, such as monthly, annual, or multi-year.
  4. Review and confirm: Review the renewal details, including the price and any applicable discounts.

    If everything looks good, click on the “Confirm” button to proceed.

  5. Provide payment information: Enter your payment information and complete the payment process. Autodesk accepts various payment methods, including credit cards and PayPal.

Step 3: Activating the Renewed License

Congratulations! You have successfully renewed your AutoCAD license.

Now, it’s time to activate it on your computer. Follow these steps:

  1. Launch AutoCAD: Open AutoCAD on your computer.
  2. Sign in to Autodesk account: When prompted, sign in to your Autodesk account using the same credentials you used to access your Autodesk Account earlier.
  3. Select license type: Choose the license type that matches your renewed subscription (e.g., Single-user or Multi-user).
  4. Complete activation: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the activation process. This may involve entering a product key or choosing a network license server.

Congratulations again! You have successfully renewed and activated your AutoCAD license.

You can now continue using AutoCAD without any interruptions. Remember to keep track of your license expiration date to ensure timely renewals in the future!

We hope this tutorial has helped you understand how to renew your AutoCAD license easily. If you have any further questions or encounter any issues during the renewal process, don’t hesitate to reach out to Autodesk’s customer support for assistance.