Technical Support Programs

Standard, Extended, and Premium Support

Tableau Software offers three Technical Support program levels to help meet the service needs of all customers.

Standard Support

Standard Support is included with a subscription purchase, the first year of a perpetual license or with Annual Maintenance Renewal after the first year of a perpetual license. Standard Support is available during regular Tableau business hours, as defined in the Business Hours section.

Extended Support

Extended Support enables your organization to avoid or reduce downtime and expedite the value of your investment through accelerated response times and the additional availability of 24 x 7 weekend support for critical P1 issues.


Premium Support

Premium Support provides complete, proactive account care you can rely on. Premium Support provides a comprehensive set of resources, extended availability and the fastest response time to service issues with 24 x 7 support for P1 and P2 issues.


Plan Benefits Standard Support Extended Support Premium Support

Contact Options

Online Online Online, Phone
Communities and Knowledge Base
Coverage Business Hours Business Hours
24x7 (P1 Only)
Business Hours
24x7 (P1 & P2)
P1, P2 Issue Response Time 8h, 24h 2h,8h 30 min, 2h

P1, P2 Issue Update Frequency

24h, 72h 24h, 48h Twice Daily, 24h
Named Contacts 3 5 5
Technical Account Manager
Deployment Reviews

Recurring Status Calls & Service Reports

Upgrade Assistance
Strategic Planning
Special Programs and Forum Access
Senior Support Team
24x7 Mission Critical Phone Support
Case Escalation and Oversight
Onsite Escalation Management
Product Roadmap Participation
Prioritized Feature Request Reviews

Feature Request Feedback Sessions

Complimentary Resources

All Tableau users, including users of Tableau Public and Tableau Reader, have complimentary access to Tableau’s online resources which include our knowledge base, on-demand training videos, live online training, the Tableau Community and product documentation.

Priority levels

P1 - Critical

A production environment of Tableau software is completely inoperable or inaccessible to all users.

P2 - High

Issues with severe performance impact or features not operating as documented, that impact a majority of users.

P3 - Medium

Issues with performance impact or features not operating as documented, that impact a minority of users.

P4 - Low

How to questions and issues with performance impact or features not operating as documented, that impact a small minority of users.

Targeted response times

Upon receipt of your issue, the team will strive to provide you with a case number, priority, and next steps as quickly as possible. For additional information, see our Support FAQs. Any issues not resolved with the initial response will be investigated using the data provided. Below are the targeted response times for continued investigations.

P1 Target Response Times 8 Hours 2 Hours 30 Minutes
P1 Update Frequency 24 Hours 24 Hours 12 Hours
P2 Target Response Time 48 Hours 8 Hours 2 hours
P2 Update Frequency 72 Hours 48 Hours 24 Hours
P3 Target Response Time 72 Hours 72 Hours 1 Business Day
P3 Update Frequency Weekly Weekly 3 Business Days
P4 Target Response Time Weekly Weekly 3 Business Days
P4 Update Frequency Bi-Weekly Bi-Weekly Weekly

Business hours


Monday through Friday
6AM to 6PM PST

Asia Pacific

Monday through Friday
8AM to 5PM Singapore time

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Monday through Friday
8AM to 5PM GMT

Supported Versions

Beginning with 8.1, Tableau provides technical support on each version of the product for thirty (30) months after release. For an additional twelve (12) months, Tableau Technical Support will assist with issues in the documentation and with any requests to upgrade.

Version End Date for Support
January 30, 2021
October 9, 2020
July 10, 2020
March 25, 2020
November 30, 2019
August 16, 2019
May 1, 2019
February 19, 2019
September 17, 2018
June 7, 2018
March 14, 2018
October 7, 2017
June 1, 2017
December 18, 2016
May 20, 2016
November 20, 2014
March 20, 2014
January 17, 2013
July 29, 2012