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Scheduling a Salesforce Certification Exam

Knowledge Article Number 000186542
Description All proctored salesforce.com certification exams can be scheduled as an onsite or online proctored exam. 
 
Onsite Proctored
 
Salesforce.com offers a global network of Kryterion sponsored testing centers. To locate the center nearest you visit http://kryteriononline.com/Locate-Test-Center. Testing centers set their own schedules for when salesforce.com certification exams are offered, so availability can vary greatly among testing centers. 
Typically, exam registration is required at least 24-72 hours in advance; however, we recommend that you register one week in advance to ensure your preferred date and time is available.
 
For additional information about taking an exam at an onsite testing center, visit: http://certification.force.com/pkb/articles/Public_KB/Onsite-Proctoring-Completing-Your-Exam-at-a-Testing-Center.
 
Online Proctored
 

Online proctoring allows you to take salesforce.com certification exams remotely from your own computer. The exams will be monitored by a proctor through a webcam. Online proctored exams are offered daily, excluding major U.S. holidays and exam system down-time. Advance registration is not required for online proctoring; you can register and launch an exam on the same day; however, if you are completing an exam through online proctoring for the first time, please allow extra time to prepare your computer.

Before scheduling an online proctored exam, it is strongly recommended that you review all of the necessary requirements and the test taking policies here: http://certification.force.com/pkb/articles/Public_KB/Online-Proctoring-Completing-Your-Exam-Remotely.

Registering for an Exam
 
Follow the below steps to register for a salesforce.com certification exam.  You can also check exam availability by following these registration steps.
 
  1. Log in to Webassessor at www.webassessor.com/salesforce. If you do not already have a test taker profile in Webassessor, you will need to create one.
  2. Click Register for an Exam.
  3. Locate the exam you wish to schedule and expand the section to view the delivery options. You can choose to register for the exam as onsite proctored or online proctored. Click the Register button for the delivery method you prefer.
  4. If you selected the onsite proctored exam:
    • Select a testing center.
    • Select the date and time you would like to take the exam; read the Reschedule and Cancellation Policy, select the acknowledgement checkbox.
  5. If you selected the online proctored exam:
    • Select the date and time you would like to take the exam; read the Reschedule and Cancellation Policy, select the acknowledgement checkbox.
    • All online proctored exams are automatically adjusted to the time zone of the location you inputted in your Webassessor profile details.
  6. Click Select.
  7. Review the exam and scheduling details for accuracy, click Checkout.
  8. Enter your payment type. You can enter a voucher/coupon code and/or credit card.
  9. Click Submit.
  10. You will see a purchase confirmation screen. Click Done.
  11. An email confirming your purchase and registration will be sent to you.
If you have additional questions, please visit the certification Knowledge Base at http://certification.force.com/pkb. To contact the Salesforce Certification team, please open a case at http://certification.salesforce.com/open-a-case




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