ASTQB, the American Software Testing Qualifications Board, is the official U.S. board for the internationally recognized ISTQB software testing certification. ASTQB is “ISTQB Certification in the U.S.” The mission of ASTQB is to promote professionalism in software testing in the United States. We do this by providing and administering quality exams for the ISTQB, ASTQB and IQBBA certifications, by supporting and facilitating software training providers in delivering high quality courses, by actively engaging in the ISTQB working groups, and by supporting efforts to develop and encourage people who are already in or are entering the software testing profession. Put simply: ASTQB is where you should get your ISTQB certification if you will ever work for a U.S. employer or if your company will provide services to an organization that has a presence in the United States. We are the official U.S. representative of ISTQB certification. U.S. employers check with ASTQB to see if you are certified, so it’s important that you and your company register for your ISTQB exams through ASTQB and our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA. You get extra benefits when you register for your exam through ASTQB and AT*SQA. See the top 5 reasons you should always take your ISTQB exams through ASTQB and AT*SQA.