Amazon Web Services (AWS) is providing 12 months of Free Tier account to new subscribers to get hands-on experience with all the AWS cloud services. In this AWS Free Tier account, Amazon is giving no. of deferent services use with some of the limitations to get hands-on practice and more knowledge on AWS Cloud services as well regular business use.
The AWS Free Tier is mainly designed to give hands-on experience with AWS Cloud Services for customers on free of cost for a year.
With AWS Free Tier account all the services are offered have limits on what we can use without being charged. On AWS many services have multiple types of limitations. For example, Amazon EC2 has limits on both the type of instance you can use and how many hours you can use in one month.
For more information about Free Tier limits, check the below links
AWS Free Tier Limits: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/awsaccountbilling/latest/aboutv2/free-tier-limits.html
AWS Free Tier Limits: https://aws.amazon.com/s/dm/optimization/server-side-test/free-tier/free_nc/#details
AWS Free Tier Terms: https://aws.amazon.com/free/terms/
When you newly create an account with AWS, automatically we’ll get the free tier for 12 months. Your free tier eligibility expires at the end of the 12-month period. When your free tier expires, AWS starts charging the regular rates for any AWS services and resources that you are using.
So, before getting start with AWS Free Tier, Read and check all the limitation and terms of Free Tier account Usage, then proceed to create a new AWS Account.
In this article, we are going to give you a step by step instruction’s to create AWS Free Tier account. Follow the below steps to Create a New Free Tier Account with AWS.
Step 1: First Open your web browser and navigate to https://aws.amazon.com/free/
- Click on the “Sign Up Now” or “Create an AWS Account” button.
- If you already have an Amazon store account you can use the same account to log into Amazon Web services (AWS) and then register for the free tier. If you don’t have an Amazon store account you can create a new account here by typing your valid email ID and selecting the “I am a new user” button. Then click the “Sign in using our secure server” button to continue to next step.
- Login Credentials: Provide the details which you want to use for login your AWS account.
Step 2: Contact Information
Select your AWS type, then Fill the correct information to validate your account if you’re going to create personal use then click on “personal Account” else use “company Account”.
Make sure provide proper contact details and mobile no. to get the call from AWS for verification. After completed the form enters the captcha code and click on “create the account and continue”.
Step 3: Payment and PAN information:
In this step, you must fill in your credit card info and billing address. If you have PAN then fill those details here.
Step4: In this step, it will take you to the payment gateway to validate your payment information and for your credit card verification Amazon will charge the minimal price based on Country. Here I have provided India, so Amazon charged 2 INR.
Step 5: Identity verification
Here you will be taken to an identity verification page that will already have your phone number, so you just have to click the “Call me now” button to continue the process.
Step 6: Personal Identification number
After receiving a call from AWS, the next page will show your PIN # while a call is made to the phone number you have provided. When it ask you to type your PIN # the webpage is providing you for identity verification purposes.
Step 7: Identity Verification complete
Once your verification is complete just click the “Continue” button
Step 8: Support plan
AWS support offers a selection of plans to meet your business needs. Select your suitable plan then click continue.
Note: All customers receive free basic support.
Step 9: Registration Confirmation page.
Once you completed all the above steps and process. You’ll get the confirmation page like below. Now your account will be processed for activation. It may take somewhere between 30 minutes to 1 hour for you to receive an email confirmation that your Amazon Cloud Services account has been activated.
Step 10: Check out Free Tutorials/Guides – 10 Minute Tutorials
This step will give you 10 minutes tutorials to get hands-on with AWS.
Conclusion: I hope this guide will help you to create your AWS Free Tier account and Please remember what are the free features of the service. As part of AWS Free Tier Usage, new AWS customers can get started with Amazon EC2 for free. Click here to know more about Amazone EC2 Instance and how to launch EC2 Instance from Web Console Management.