Here at Canva, we think learning is a gift. That’s why Canva for Education is free for eligible teachers and students, is available all over the world and isn’t restricted to any country.
Please note, Canva for Education is currently available for K-12 (primary or secondary) teachers and institutions. It is not currently available for higher education teachers and institutions (colleges and universities).
To access Canva for Education, you must be currently active in one of the following roles:
A certified K-12 (primary or secondary) teacher from a formally accredited school, who is currently in a teaching position
A certified K-12 (primary or secondary) school librarian
A certified K-12 (primary or secondary) learning support assistant or teacher
A certified K-12 (primary or secondary) curriculum specialist
A certified teacher at a technical or vocational school, serving primary or secondary students (or equivalent)
The following organizations can also access Canva for Education:
Government recognized, formally accredited:
K-12 (primary, secondary, or pre-college) schools
Other global school systems
How long does my access to Canva for Education last?
For as long as you’re an active and eligible teacher or organization. All Canva for Education users are prompted to re-verify their credentials every 3 years.
Who can’t access Canva for Education?
Certified K-12 (primary or secondary) teachers, who are not currently in teaching positions
Public librarians - for example, city or county librarians
Preschool or daycare assistants
Homeschool educators who are not licensed or currently employed with a K-12 institution.
Private, volunteer, or online tutors
Colleges, Universities, and other higher education institutions, including lecturers and staff
College and university students
Continuing/further education institutions
Adult education institutions
Organizations providing extracurricular activities outside of school
Early stage start-ups with an educational focus
Parents of children who are in K-12 (primary or secondary) education
How do I prove I’m eligible for Canva for Education?
If you sign up for Canva for Education with a verified educational email domain, you’ll get access right away.
Don’t have a verified email? No problem. Just upload a photo or scanned copy of one of these approved documents, and we’ll review your application within 48 hours.
Official teacher identification that shows current status, e.g.:
Photo or scan of a license/certification indicating teaching qualification
Photo or scan showing employment status at a school, e.g. a letter of employment, pay slip
Photo or scan of school ID indicating teaching status
Document proving an organization’s status as a government recognized, formally accredited K-12 (primary, secondary, or pre-college) educational institution