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See below for answers to the most common questions we’re hearing. If you’re still experiencing issues, contact and our customer support team will be in touch.

Why isn’t my password working?
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How do I purchase a group subscription?
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You can purchase a gift subscription at

Foreign Policy offers several gift subscription options:

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We also offer six months of Standard access for $119.99. If you’re interested in this plan, please reach out to Your gift subscription will be delivered to the designated recipient (with redemption instructions) by email on the date specified at checkout.

At this time, gift subscriptions are only available in U.S. dollars.

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I’m an FP Insider. How do I activate my complimentary 6-month gift subscription?
FP Insiders are eligible for one 6-month gift subscription every one year period starting on the date of purchase. Please reach out to and a member of our customer experience team will help you set up access for your gift recipient within 72 hours. If you cancel your subscription, the gift recipient will continue to have access for the full 6-month period, as long as the gift subscription is activated before the original subscriber loses access. Multiple free gift subscriptions cannot be accrued over time – any gift not utilized within a subscription term expires on the subscription renewal date.

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I’m an international student, but I’m unable to purchase an academic subscription using my school’s email address.
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