ISTQB Exam Registration for Software Testing Certification

Register for ISTQB exams, ASTQB exams, and IQBBA exams here. This is the official exam registration for ISTQB, ASTQB, and IQBBA to appear on the Official U.S. List of Certified Testers.

You may take your ISTQB from any country via a test center, but you must register through this ASTQB site to appear on the Official U.S. List of certified testers. To take the exam outside the U.S., simply use the “Electronic/online certification exams” option below. During registration, you will select a nearby test center and exam date to appear for your ISTQB exam in your country.

Important: Even if you are in the U.S., you must register for your ISTQB exam here on the ASTQB site to appear on the Official U.S. List.

Click below to jump directly to the exam registration options that include:

ISTQB Exam Registration Costs / Fees

The ISTQB certification exam costs below include your listing on the Official U.S. List of Certified Testers when you pass the exam, plus extra ASTQB-only career benefits including free live webinars and software testing career information.

    • ISTQB Foundation Level exam fee: US $229
    • ISTQB Agile Testing exam, ASTQB Mobile Testing exam, ISTQB Usability Testing exam, ISTQB Performance Testing exam, ISTQB Automotive Testing exam, ISTQB Model-Based Testing exam, IQBBA Business Analyst exam fee: US $199 each
    • ISTQB Advanced Level exam fees (Test Manager, Test Analyst, Technical Test Analyst, Test Automation Engineer, Security Testing): US $249 each (only ASTQB lets you retake your ISTQB Advanced Level exam for free when you meet the criteria!)
    • ISTQB Expert Level exam fee: US $375
    • If you are a company who wishes to purchase exams for your employees, the Foundation and Advanced exams are discountable through ASTQB’s Volume Purchase Program.
    • GI Bill reimbursement:  ASTQB’s Foundation and Advanced Level ISTQB exams have been approved for student reimbursement for veterans. This includes Foundation, Agile, and Core Advanced – Test Analyst, Technical Test Analyst, and Test Manager – as well as Specialist Advanced – Security Tester and Test Automation Engineer – plus ASTQB Mobile. See the GI Bill page for details.

  • Certificates will be sent with your confirmation letter. Paper certificates can be requested for a fee of $20 in the U.S / $60 outside the U.S. for printing and shipping. However, the certificate PDF we email prints at high resolution so you can easily print a great looking certificate yourself.

Registration Options

Register now for the official ISTQB, ASTQB or IQBBA certification exam via ASTQB’s exam provider, AT*SQA, using one of the options below. This will allow you to appear on the Official U.S. List of Certified Testers.

Take the Online Electronic Exam via an Exam Center / Testing Center

    • We offer the official certification exams in electronic form at exam centers around the world for ISTQB, ASTQB and IQBBA certifications. Follow the steps below to register for ISTQB exam dates near you.
    • Go to AT*SQA, ASTQB’s Exam Registration site.
      • Choose your online exam from the catalog.
      • Choose the exam center (location) you want to test at. You can search locations by country, state/province, city, and postal code at the top of the page.
      • Choose the date and time you want to start.
      • Click Check Out. If you have an account already, log in; otherwise continue to create your account and complete your purchase.
    • If you just want to see where/when you can take the exam, select the exam and the center but don’t proceed to the checkout until you are ready.

More Details and Instructions

Only ASTQB lets you retake your ISTQB Advanced Level exam for free when you meet the criteria!

Keep track of your account information and password. Do not create a second account if you have forgotten your original information. Instead, use the “Forgot Password” link at the bottom of the login page to reset your password. Contact for assistance.

Select your date and time for the exams carefully! There is a $75 fee for a reschedule or cancellation within 72 hours of your exam. To reschedule or cancel your exam, log in to your account at AT*SQA, ASTQB’s Exam Registration site, and click on “Registrations” on the left side, then “Details” in the middle showing your schedule. At the bottom of the page, buttons for “Reschedule” and “Cancel” will appear. If within 72 hours of your exam, the site will require your credit card details for the $75 payment.

Take a Public/Private Exam via an Accredited Training Provider Course

ASTQB Accredited Training Providers

Volume Purchase Program

Take the Exam Onsite at Your Company

  • If you have three or more examinees for the Foundation, Agile, Advanced or Expert Level exams, or any combination to be administered at the same time, you may have ASTQB come to your site to administer the exam.
  • To learn more, contact ASTQB headquarters at
  • This option is eligible for discounts through ASTQB’s Volume Purchase Program.

Volume Purchase Program

Take the Exam Onsite at Your College or University

  • ASTQB offers a 50% discount on the exam fee to institutions of higher education that teach the ISTQB software tester certification syllabus and glossary and wish to certify their students as CTFLs. By participating, the instructor agrees to secure an unpaid Proctor and administer the certification exam.
  • For further information, instructors should contact ASTQB Headquarters at

Contact ASTQB Headquarters

Is there an ISTQB exam testing center near me so I can appear on ASTQB’s Official U.S. list of certified testers?

Yes. U.S. companies have employees and contractors throughout the world, so ASTQB offers the ISTQB exam at testing centers globally in virtually every country. Below are just some of countries, but there are almost certainly testing centers near you in your country. Important: You must register for your exam through this ASTQB site or you will not appear on the official U.S. list.

  • Mexico
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Vietnam
  • Pakistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Ukraine
  • Singapore
  • Netherlands
  • Republic of Korea
  • Kenya
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Hong Kong
  • Germany
  • Egypt
  • Columbia
  • China

ASTQB Reasonable Accommodations Policy

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