What are activation codes?

Activation codes are 12-character alphanumeric codes that can be used to pay for Clip Studio Paint monthly usage plans.

How to I register my activation code?

Go to the following page to enter your activation code.

You can use the app by registering the code.

Click here to enter the activation code:

Please check the following page for a step-by-step guide.

Note: You cannot use activation codes when signing up for plans via the App Store, the Galaxy Store, or Google Play Store.


If you have a 30-digit serial number starting with "SP", you will need to enter it in a different location.

For details about how to use your serial number, please see the following FAQ.

Activation code details

What devices can you use them with?

They are available for Windows, macOS, iPad, iPhone, Galaxy, Android, and Chromebook devices.

How to I get an activation code?

These codes can be obtained during promotions and as part of special offers that come with certain graphics tablets and computers.

Do they expire?

Registration deadline for activation codes

Some activation codes have a set registration deadline.

Please check the information provided when you receive your activation codes.

Expiration dates for issued licenses

Once you have registered your code and are granted a license, you may use Clip Studio Paint for the period of time specified by your code.

Do I need an activation code to use a monthly usage plan?

No, you do not.

Regular monthly usage plans grant licenses directly to your account when you sign up and pay the usage fee.

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