Can I take the ISTQB exam online?

Yes, the ISTQB exam can be taken online. This can be done from your home, work, or any quiet environment.

ISTQB officially refers to their online exam as an “ISTQB remote proctored exam” but most software testers use the terms “ISTQB online exam” or “ISTQB exam at home”. All are correct terminology.

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ISTQB exams taken at testing centers are technically “online” (electronic) but most people consider an ISTQB online exam to be one you can take at home.

ISTQB Logo for Exam OnlineIn addition, ISTQB exams can be taken as a group at your place of work. These are referred to as ISTQB “onsite” exams, and they are also delivered electronically or online. Typically there is a minimum number of test takers required.

Finally, ISTQB group exams are also often given at the end of a training course or at large software testing events. Some colleges or universities also offer group ISTQB exams for students at the end of a college course. These are also delivered electronically or online.

See more details for the various ways you can take your ISTQB exam.