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Passing your examination was a great achievement. It is now time to share it with your professional network. Completing your certification will:

  • Give you access to your digital certificate
  • Allow you to appear on the certified individuals register
  • Obtain your Open Badge to share with your network on social media

Please choose the applicable certification program to proceed and follow the instructions.

Again, Congratulations!

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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. Exam results are audited on a regular basis.

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.

Please note that Open Badges for exam based certification are usually issued within one working day after you complete the certification.

Upon completion of certification, you can use the links below 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 Experience-Based certification can take up to 10 working days to be issued after a certification is completed.

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If you have successfully passed the assessment of one of 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


You will shortly be issued the certification and a certificate. Watch for an invitation to opt-in or login onto your Credly account.

The certificate is issued by our partner Credly.
After your exam result, assessment result, or in some cases self-claim 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 and certificate will be issued to you by our partner Credly. You will need to create an account with Credly in order to receive the badge and certification. You are able to download a pdf certificate from your Credly account.