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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 Sold Via Dynamics Price List To Cease

Microsoft have recently announced that as of January 1, 2019, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 on premises, which is sold via Dynamics Price List (DPL), will no longer be available for new customers.

Following the release of the Business Central roadmap it seems clear that Microsoft are pursuing a new focus for their new roster of products. Moving forward new customers will have two choices to choose from which will be:

  • Dynamics 365 Business Central on premises via DPL
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central cloud via Cloud Solution Provider

However, existing Dynamics NAV 2018 customers will still be able to purchase additional Dynamics NAV 2018 licenses when they require them.

Existing Dynamics NAV Customers will:

  • Still be able to purchase additional licenses from Dynamics NAV 2018 price list if you are a Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 customer.
  • Still be able to purchase additional licenses from the Dynamics NAV 2009 price list if you are a Dynamics NAV 2009 customer.

What Will The Dynamics NAV Structure Change?

As of October 1,2018, there will be updates to Dynamics NAV 2018 Price List, the Dynamics NAV 2009 Price List and Dynamics Perpetual Upgrade Policy.

Discontinuation of the following Current SKU's 

Current NAV 2018 SKU

New NAV 2018 SKU

450 Full Concurrent User CAL

450 Full Concurrent User CAL – Limited Upgrade


Introduction of the following new SKU's with revised upgraded rights 

Current NAV 2009 SKU

New NAV 2009 SKU

420 Additional BRL Advanced Management Users

420 Additional BRL Advanced Management Users – Limited Upgrade

410 Additional BRL Business Essentials Users

410 Additional BRL Business Essential Users – Limited Upgrade

1200 Additional Professional Users

1200 Additional Professional Users – Limited Upgrade


Things to note: 

  • As of January 1,2019, Dynamics NAV 2009 customers will no longer be able to upgrade/ transition to Dynamics NAV 2018
  • As of October 1, 2018, Dynamics NAV 2009 and Dynamics NAV 2018 customers who are current on their Enhancement Plan can upgrade/transition directly to Dynamics 365 Business Central on- premises.
  • For the following customer type, partners can process transition orders online via Order Central:
  • NAV 2018 Perpetual Customers (without an Extended Pack)

For the following customer types, partners will need to submit a transition order request to their local Regional Operations Center:

  • NAV 2009 Modular Based Licensing (MBL)
  • NAV 2009 Business Ready Licensing (BRL)
  • NAV 2018 Perpetual customers (with an Extended Pack)
  • Downgrades from Dynamics 365 Business Central on premises are not permitted.

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