About CompTIA Testing Options

You may take a CompTIA Certification Exam either online or in-person.

Online testing

Online testing offers you the ease and convenience to test for your certification from any quiet, distraction-free and secure location at anytime.

Choose online testing if you want:

  • A secure and easy way to test from home, a closed-door office or any place that has a private area available to you
  • The flexibility to schedule your exam at any hour convenient to you
  • Technical support if something goes wrong during your exam session
  • For online testing, you’ll need a:

  • Quiet, enclosed, private location
  • Reliable device that meets system requirements and has a webcam
  • Strong, consistent internet connection with a minimum speed of 1 Mbps down/up
  • Find out how to take a test online

    In-person testing

    CompTIA In-person Testing provides you with testing options at any of the thousands of Pearson VUE test centers located around the world.

    Choose in-person testing if you:

  • Don’t have access to a private, distraction-free location
  • Don’t have reliable Internet access
  • Have limited understanding of written and spoken English or other language barriers
  • Find out how to take a test in-person


    If you are seeking special accommodations, please visit the Test Accommodations information page to learn more.