How Many People Have Passed ISTQB? What Percentage of People Pass ISTQB? ISTQB reports that more than 806,000 ISTQB certificates have been issued as of December 2021. People can earn more than one certification, so the number of people who have passed ISTQB is somewhat lower than that number. ISTQB also reports that more than 1,100,000 ISTQB exams have been administered through that same time period. If the pass rate is equal to the number of ISTQB certificates issued divided by the number of ISTQB exams administered, that would be approximately 806,000 / 1,100,000 = 73%. This ISTQB pass rate an approximation based on the numbers, so it is not exact. Also keep in mind that the pass rates may vary by exams. This approximate ISTQB pass rate is across all ISTQB exams. If you have questions about ISTQB certification, please get in touch with the support team.