Intel Agreement Regarding WHQL Reseller Program


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Intel agreement regarding WHQL

Upon receipt of the signed Intel agreement regarding Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL), Intel grants reseller permission for Intel® NUC and Intel® Compute Card products, in accordance with Microsoft procedures for granting permission.

Note This agreement is between Intel and your company.

To apply for an agreement:

  1. Print two hard copies of the Intel agreement regarding WHQL (PDF).
  2. Complete the forms and sign both hard copies of the original Intel agreement regarding WHQL.
  3. Mail the two original signed hard copies to:
Intel Corporation
5200 NE Elam Young Parkway
Hillsboro, OR 97124-6463

To expedite the approval process, email a scanned copy of the signed agreement to

Note Your company name on the Intel agreement regarding WHQL must match with the company name used in the Microsoft Windows Quality Online Service (WQOS)* account. To set up a Microsoft WQOS account, go to the Windows Dev Center Hardware and Desktop Dashboard* and follow the online instructions.

When Intel receives the scanned copy, your company is added to the Intel master company list for the Microsoft reseller program.

Building systems using Intel® Building Blocks makes it considerably easier for system integrators to receive the Microsoft Designed for Windows* logo. This logo signifies that the system or device meets Microsoft standards for hardware compatibility with the specified Windows* operating system.

Intel® products are submitted to Microsoft Windows Certification Kit (WHQL) for participation in the Windows logo program. Successful passage of the HLK tests results in the following:

  • Designed for Windows logo for qualifying Intel Building Blocks
  • Listing on the Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)

Support contacts

  • If you have any questions or problems completing the online Microsoft reseller submission, contact your Microsoft representative. You can also send an email from the Windows Dev Center Hardware and Desktop Dashboard page.
  • If you have questions regarding Intel® desktop or server products with the Microsoft logo, contact your Intel representative or send an email to