You can clone a company-managed (classic) Jira project, including its issues, components, versions and settings. The Project Clone can be accessed via the Bulk Clone dialog.

When configuring your Bulk Clone, choose “Clone project…” as the “Target project”:

You can now choose the source project where those settings should be cloned from, including the project key and name for the new project:

Once you confirm with “Clone project”, the new project will be created and you can proceed to clone the issues into the new project by continuing with a Bulk Clone.


By default, only Jira administrators can use Project Clone, since creating company-managed projects requires administrator permissions. However, you can extend or restrict permissions for Project Clone using the “Deep Clone for Jira - Project Clone” global permission:

Known Limitations

Atlassian does not yet provide all necessary interfaces for Deep Clone to copy all project entities. We’ll enhance this as soon as the missing interfaces are available!

Read more about Deep Clone permissions