Candidacy Application Length


The Certification Candidacy begins the date the application fee was processed in the Customer Portal. The candidate then has 12 months from that date to take the initial examination or the candidacy will officially expire. The individual must then reapply for candidacy and pay the current application fee to begin the certification candidacy again.

If the initial examination is taken inside that 12-month period, then another year is added to the original application length and two more attempts if required at $100 each. If after 24 months a candidate has not taken / passed the examination the application will officially expire. The individual must then reapply for candidacy and pay the current application fee to begin the certification candidacy again.

IMPORTANT:
If you are not sure of the status of your candidacy then it is strongly recommended that you contact Software Certifications immediately at certify@softwarecertifications.org.