The fees described below are quoted net of all applicable taxes and
duties which, where appropriate, will be payable by the Candidate to
the Certification Authority (or to the relevant tax authorities as
||Fees Payable (US $)
(per Candidate for a 3-year certification period)
||Upon application for certification.
|Annual Fee for program participation
(per Certified IT Specialist)
|$175 per year
||Upon each anniversary of certification.
(per Certified IT Specialist for a further 3-year period)
||Upon application for re-certification.
Initial certification is valid for a period of 3 years, with
re-certification available for additional 3 year periods. During the
period in which an individual is certified, annual
program participation fees apply. Re-certification is required three
the prior certification or re-certification date and incurs a
fee that is due in addition to the annual program participation fees.
Fees are payable in US dollars by credit card at the time of registration for
certification, re-certification, or annual program participation fee payment.
Fees are not refundable.
The Open Group reserves the right to change this Fee Schedule without notice.
For further information please contact the Open CITS Certification
Authority via Email: opencits-cert-auth (at) opengroup.org
orThe Open CITS Accreditation Agreement covers the accreditation fees for an
Accredited Certification Program (ACP) and the certification fees for individuals who are to
be certified via an ACP.
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