You can stop your recurring payments for per-repository pricing and downgrade to a free account at any time.
Plan changes take effect immediately. Make sure you clone your private repositories before you downgrade, or you won't be able to access them without upgrading to paid again.
To downgrade an organization with per-seat pricing, see "Downgrading an organization with per-seat pricing to free."
In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.
On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.
Under your organization name, click Settings.
In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing.
Under "Billing overview", click Change plan.
- In the Plans table, next to the plan you'd like to switch to, click Downgrade.
- Select the reason you're downgrading your account.
- Read the information about what happens when you cancel a paid plan, then click Downgrade plan.