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WebSphere and SOA Certification
2013 Test Fees

Jan. 30, 2013

The 2013 WebSphere and SOA certification test fees are the same as they were in 2012. Specifically, they are as follows.

Certification Tests

Effective January 1, 2013, the test fees are as follows (shown in USA dollars):

The test fees are set to the economy of a country and by country type, developed or emerging, as identified by the World Bank. For the applicable test fee within your country, please click here.

In 2013, IBM employees can also take the WebSphere and SOA certification tests via the internal SWG Prime Test Centers for a reduced rate.

Certification 'assessment' Tests

The certification assessment tests are available for some certification tests to gauge one’s readiness for the actual test. Effective January 1, 2013, the assessment test fee is as follows (shown in USA dollars):

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