Can I take the ISTQB exam at home? Yes, you can take the ISTQB exam at home. To take your exam at home, choose the “Online exam” option when registering. Note that to take the exam at home, you must have a laptop or desktop computer with a working camera. You must also have a space that is free from distractions and any equipment or papers. It is recommended that you prepare your space in advance, before logging in to take your exam. This will speed up the process when the remote proctor asks to view your space and surrounding area. See more information about taking your ISTQB exam at home including the technical requirements for your computer and guidelines for taking your exam.