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Esri Technical Certification

Esri Technical Certification exams validate expertise in a variety of Esri GIS and Mapping products and capabilities. Certifications are offered at four levels: foundation, associate, professional, and specialty.

Exam Vouchers

After selecting an exam, simply click the exam voucher purchase button on the exam details page and continue to the checkout process. If you’re not sure which exam is right for you, explore available exams to decide.

Exam Preparation: Prepare to Pass

Join us on our website or in Esri Community to learn about our exam preparation resources. Or post a question to the Esri Community to hear advice from our skilled ArcGIS Users.

Exam Day Preparation

Learn about the tasks associated with exam day and personalize your experience. Review our Esri Exam Day Preparation Tips and visit Pearson VUEs Helpful Resources for Test Takers to learn from the experts.

Program Agreement and Policies

Contents of Esri Certification exams are confidential. Candidates should read and understand the Program Agreement and Policies prior to registering to sit for an exam.

Minor candidates may not sit for an Esri exam until they have received approval as per the Esri Technical Certification Program Agreement. The approval process can take up to 7-14 business days to complete.

Special Accommodations Accommodations are available if you are unable to take an exam using standard testing equipment or within the standard exam time. Please reference this link for available accommodations:  Pearson Test Accommodations.

  • To request an accommodation, contact us to submit a "Registration & Delivery" inquiry at least twenty-one (21) days in advance of your preferred testing date and before registering for an exam. Esri will send you an email with instructions on how to securely provide Esri with the required information (Exam Name, Version, and Esri Candidate ID) and physician’s letter with requested accommodation(s) documented.
  • Note: Esri will use the information provided to arrange accommodation with Pearson VUE. The physician’s letter will be stored in the secure MFT site for a period of up to 21 days. The record of the approved accommodation will be stored for 365 days to support future accommodations. Please see Esri’s Privacy Statement for more information. Esri will pass the information on the approved accommodation to Pearson VUE, and such information will be subject to Pearson VUE’s privacy policy.

Managing Your Certification Accounts

If you recently became Esri certified, it’s time to ensure your vendor partner account profiles are updated to ensure that you can tell the world about your achievement!

Learn how to manage your certification accounts to ensure your achievement is included in the various promotional opportunities, including the Directory of Certified Individuals, Esri Success Stories, and your My Esri Academy Dashboard.

Last updated 2023-10-17