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Complete your Certification

After passing your examination you will be invited to enter into a trademark license agreement to complete the certification (see The Open Group Certification for People: Certification Policy for Examination-Based Programs).
A notification will be sent to you once your results have been received from Pearson VUE and processed. This is usually within two working days, but can take up to six working days.

If you have been notified that you need to complete your certification, please use the applicable link below to access the relevant certification program website. After you log in using your username and password for The Open Group, the certification system will guide you through the steps required to achieve certification.

Upon completion of certification, you can use the above links to access a Resource Center that allows you to obtain your certificate, download the certification logos, and control the visibility of your register entry.

Please note that Open Badges for exam based certification are usually issued within one working day, for other certifications it can take up to 10 working days after a certification is completed.

How to complete certification and obtain your certificate for the following certification credentials:

  • TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1
  • TOGAF Essentials 2018
  • ArchiMate Essentials 3.1
  • Integrating Risk and Security
  • TOGAF Framework: Agile Specialist
  • TOGAF Framework: Digital Specialist

After your exam result is received at The Open Group, if you have not opted into The Open Group Badges program you will be invited to opt-in. Once opted in an Open Badge will be issued to you. You will need to create an account with Credly in order to receive the badge and certification. You are able to download a pdf of the certificate from your Credly account

Frequently Asked Questions about completing certification

If you have completed your certification and want to check your entry on the public register, please see the Certification Registers page