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Important: Starting September 27, Zoom will require that all meetings have a Passcode or a Waiting Room enabled for accounts with a single licensed user, Pro accounts with 2 or more licenses, and Business accounts with 10-100 licenses. For further information, please see our reference our Frequently Asked Questions.

Hosting Large Meetings Follow


A large meeting license allows up to 500 or 1000 participants, depending on license, to attend a Zoom meeting. The owner or the admin of the account can add this feature for users with Pro licenses and it can be subscribed to on a monthly or annual basis.

This article covers:


  • The user must be a Licensed user, to be assigned Large Meeting Add-on

Purchasing Large Meeting Licenses

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Account Management, then Billing.
  3. On the Current Plans tab, scroll to Available Add-ons and click Add next to Large Meeting.
  4. Choose the capacity of Large Meeting add-on, monthly or annual payments, and the number of licenses you need for your account.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Review the changes. If correct, click Upgrade Now.
  7. Click Confirm to complete your purchase.

Assigning Large Meeting Licenses to Users

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click User Management, then Users.
  3. Locate or search for the user who you want to assign a license to.
  4. Click Edit at the end of the user entry.
  5. This will open a window where you can select the license you would like to assign. Choose the radio button for the size of the license, if it is not automatically selected.
  6. Click Save.
  7. The license is now applied to the user and they can use it immediately.

Using Large Meeting