Mar 26, 2015 Volume license editions of Office 2013 client products require activation. (KMS) or configure a domain for Active Directory-Based activation. Dec 16, 2016 Summary: Lists articles that provide information about Key Management Service ( KMS) activation for Office. Mar 21, 2016 These license keys will not work for your personal Office 2013 installation. If you need to find your product key for a personal copy of Office.