Where Can I Get CompTIA A+ Certified?

All CompTIA certification exam testing is provided by our global testing partner, Pearson VUE. Pearson VUE has testing centers around the world, including in schools and on military bases. When you’re ready to take your exam, visit Pearson VUE’s website to find an authorized Pearson VUE test center near you to schedule your test. You’ll be able to select the testing center of your choice when scheduling your exam.

Schedule Your Test

When you’re ready to take your CompTIA certification exam, you can schedule your test on the Pearson VUE website. Follow these four steps:

  1. Create a Pearson VUE Testing Account
    You’ll need a Pearson VUE testing account to register for your certification exam and store your testing information with the testing center.

  2. Find a Pearson VUE Test Center
    All CompTIA certification exam testing is provided by our global testing partner, Pearson VUE at authorized Pearson VUE test centers. Use the link above to find the center nearest you.

  3. Schedule Your Exam
    Sign into your Pearson VUE account to find a testing center, as well as schedule, reschedule or cancel an exam appointment. If you’ve already purchased a voucher, make sure you have your exam voucher number ready.

    If not, you can buy a voucher through CompTIA or on the Pearson VUE website. When scheduling your exam, you can find and select a nearby authorized testing center. If you cannot schedule your test online, Pearson VUE also offers scheduling via phone or via contacting your testing center directly. Go to the Pearson VUE website for more information.

  4. Save Your Exam Appointment Confirmation
    Once your exam date is scheduled, you’ll receive a confirmation email with registration information as well as additional information that you may need to provide to your testing center. Make sure to store this information in a safe place. You will need certain information that you provide during the registration process, such as your email address, so that you can sign in to your certification account after you’ve passed your certification exam.

Other Important Information

CompTIA has a number of testing policies that you’ll need to sign prior to taking your certification exam. Make sure to read through all the policies beforehand. This includes a candidate agreement, candidate ID policy, the certification retake policy and our continuing education policies.

Ready for a Career in IT?

CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles and will help you launch your IT career – it's about much more than PC repair. Click here to learn more about CompTIA A+ and how it can help you get started.

We’ve made it easy to get started planning your path in IT. Begin by reading up on the four important steps toward your certification. Learn everything you need to know about the CompTIA A+ certification, and download the exam objectives and practice test questions to start learning right away.

CompTIA now offers a set of comprehensive learning resources that include books, eLearning, labs and exam prep software. These resources are developed in house by CompTIA, based on feedback we hear from learners like you. Learn more about the exam training options for CompTIA A+ that have been developed to fit your particular learning style and schedule, many of which may be used in combination with each other as you prepare for your exam.

There’s a wealth of information to take you from deciding if CompTIA A+ is right for you, all the way to taking your exam. We’re with you every step of the way!