Online ISTQB Exams, FAQs, and Tips

It's Official: Continue to Take Your ISTQB Exam From Home or Work Anywhere in the World

Online ISTQB exams have been so successful and easy for testers that they are now a permanent option!  

That means you can take your exams at home or anywhere else you have an internet connection. We will continue to offer the exams at testing centers, but the online option opens up the possibility of getting your certification from anywhere in the world, including your home!

Only ASTQB and our exam provider AT*SQA can add you to the ISTQB successful candidate register plus the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ – and give you points toward your Testing Tiers® level – so register for your ISTQB exam through ASTQB or AT*SQA today!
Register and Schedule an Exam Today through ASTQB!

Updated FAQ: Where should I begin if I am new to software testing? Can I take my exam online?

Our official exam provider, AT*SQA, is always happy to answer your questions about registration, scheduling, and more! You can find answers to common questions such as these on their FAQ page:

  • How do I register for an exam?
  • How do I take an exam?
  • How do I reschedule an exam? 

Do you have a question you would like us to answer? Let us know!

Find Answers to Your ISTQB Exam Questions!

How to Pass Any ISTQB Certification Exam

ISTQB exams are challenging, but with preparation, you can succeed!

The ASTQB support team has talked with many of our testers and trainers about their advice for taking ISTQB exams. Some key points are: Read more study tips for any ISTQB exam from ASTQB.
Advice on how to pass any ISTQB exam

Do you know someone preparing for ISTQB Foundation Level? See if they know this.

The ISTQB Foundation Level syllabus includes seven testing principles:
  1. Testing shows the presence of defects, not their absence
  2. Exhaustive testing is impossible
  3. Early testing saves time and money
  4. Defects cluster together
  5. Beware of the pesticide paradox
  6. Testing is context-dependent
  7. Absence-of-errors is a fallacy
Does your colleague know what these mean? See the descriptions.

If they know and understand these seven testing principles, they will be one step closer to success with their ISTQB Foundation Level exam from ASTQB.
Find out more about the 7 testing principles!

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