Remote Exams

Certible offers remote-proctored online exams

Remote Proctoring is currently available for the following exams:


International Requirements Engineering Board‘s CPRE® certification (Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering): all levels*


International Software Architecture Qualification Board‘s CPSA® certification (Certified Professional for Software Architecture): all levels*

ISTQB Certified Tester

International Software Testing Qualification Board‘s Certified Tester: all levels


International Usability and User Experience Qualification Board‘s CPUX certification (Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience): all levels


International Requirements Engineering Board‘s DDP (Digital Design Professional): all levels


International Certified Professional for Medical Software Board’s CPMS certification (Certified Professional for Medical Software) on the Foundation level


IT Educational Association’s Certified Scrum Practitioner certification on all levels


TMMi Foundation’s TMMi Professional and TMMi Test Process Improver* certifications

* IREB CPRE – Expert Level, iSAQB CPSA – Advanced Level, und TMMi – Test Process Improver: these certifications do not include a proctored exam and can always be taken remotely.

When can I take my remote exam?

We are very flexible and want all candidates to be able to take their chosen exam at a time suitable to them. On our exam registration page you can submit your preferred exam date & time.

How can I register for my remote exam?

To register, visit our exam registration page. After registration you will receive a confirmation by email.

Closer to the time of your appointment you will receive a further email including all details of your appointment and the link to access your personal exam portal.

Exam Regulations

The original exam regulations as defined by each exam’s respective board still apply. All aspects of the exam besides the requirement for a physical presence remain unchanged, including:

  • Exam rules

    • Duration (including any applicable extra time rules)

  • No external aids are permitted

  • Certification fees

  • Identification requirement

  • Breaks are not permitted during the exam

Additional exam regulations

  • All Certible exams are “closed-book” exams, external aids of any kind are prohibited.

  • It is not permitted to take notes, whether electronically or otherwise.

  • Candiates must take the exam in full screen

  • Copying, recording or saving of exam questions, or attempting to do so, is not allowed. Exam questions are the intellectual property of their respective boards and in case of a breach of copyright the boards can take direct legal action against candidates (penalty up to EUR 10.000,- per question).

  • Once the exam has started, leaving the browser window or ending fullscreen mode will immediately end the exam. The use of aids such as notes, books, documents or other electronic aids is prohibited. The candidates attention must remain focussed on the screen throughout the exam. The wearing of headphones or headsets is also not permitted. Communication with others of any type is prohibited.

  • If our invigilator suspects a breach in the exam regulations, the exam attempt will be forfeitted. This decision is at the invigilator’s discretion and is final.

Technical requirements for remote exams

This specification is intended as a guide for a smooth exam attempt. If these requirements present difficulties please contact us; we will work to find a solution.

  • An undisturbed workplace

  • A fast, stable internet connection (>1MBps)

  • High quality webcam and microphone

  • Computer with one of the following browsers

    • Google Chrome

    • Mozilla Firefox

    • Opera

Privacy and data protection with Certible remote exams

We at Certible are of the firm belief that remote exams are possible without compromising privacy or data protection. We go far beyond mere GDPR compliance in our respect for your privacy:

  • ID verification is performed exclusively in real time - we do not save any copies, screenshots or video of candidates’ identity documents.

  • The entire exam and all data are hosted and transmitted within the EU. Exam supervision is only performed by Certible’s permanently employed invigilators within the EU - we do not use outsourcing or freelancers.