If you are a Passport Advantage Express client, you have the option to migrate your Passport Advantage Express entitlements to a new or existing Passport Advantage Site at any time. The benefits are measurable.


One Anniversary

  • simplifies the renewal process
  • provides an all-inclusive view of your renewals
  • reduces the need to reconcile and process multiple renewals throughout the year

Simplified administration

  • offers you the flexibility to link Passport Advantage Sites in a connected framework
  • enables Entitlement, contact, access management and reporting across multiple Sites

Better pricing

  • makes it easier to predict and manage your new license and renewal costs
  • allows you to aggregate points across Sites to earn higher volume discount levels faster


Passport Advantage Designed for smaller, single site enterprises
Ideal for larger and multi-site, multinational enterprises Designed for smaller, single site enterprises
Relationship based Transaction based
Enrollment required No enrollment
Relationship Suggested Volume Pricing (RSVP) Suggested Retail Pricing (SRP)
Renewal due dates (for most offerings) can be synchronized to a single Anniversary date Multiple renewal dates aligned to purchase dates
Manage multiple Sites under one Agreement Single Site management only
Point Aggregation No point aggregation


  • If you do not have a Passport Advantage Site or wish to create a new one, Enroll in Passport Advantage.
  • If you already have a Passport Advantage Site and wish to migrate your Passport Advantage Express Site entitlements, request a License Transfer Request Form from your ibm renewal Rep or your authorized IBM Business Partner. For help locating an IBM Business Partner, please consult the IBM Business Partner Directory.