Add a free, trial organization in Xero

Try out your real data in Xero by adding a trial, no obligation organization. The data you enter into your trial organization remains if you start paying for Xero. A trial organization is different from Xero's demo company which has fictitious data in it that you should use only for testing purposes.

Trial organization features

  • Maximum trial period of 30 days. We'll let you know when your trial period is nearly up.
  • All the features of Xero, but you're limited to 4 pay runs with an unlimited number of employees.
  • You can have more than one trial organization at once.

    Instructions: add a trial organization

    1. Do one of the following:
      • Sign up for a free Xero account if you've never used Xero before.
      • If you're already a Xero user, log in to Xero.

        From the header, click the list icon Image showing the list icon, then select My Xero.

        Then click + New organization.

        Image showing Add Organisation button.

    2. Enter your organization's name and where your organization pays taxes. The country you choose here will determine:

    3. Click Start Trial.

      Image showing start new trial organization window

    4. Set up your organization in Xero

    When you'll need to start paying for your organization

    Move your trial organization to a pricing plan if you want to:

    • Continue with your organization in Xero when your trial period has expired
    • Remove the limits on pay runs

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