Explore all AWS Certification exams

Explore our available AWS Certification exams. Get information on pricing, language availability, and testing options for each exam below.

Getting AWS Certified can help you propel your career, whether you’re looking to find a new role, showcase your skills to take on a new project, or become your team’s go-to expert. Here are three reasons why:

Prepare for your future

28%

forecasted growth in jobs that require cloud skills in the next five years. Preparing for an exam is a great way to build new skills.1

Show you can innovate

91%

of organizations with AWS Certified staff say having that staff increases innovation with AWS services.2

Build your credibility

90%

of IT leaders that employ AWS Certified staff say productivity improved after their staff earned AWS Certifications, and 89% report faster troubleshooting.2

Exam availability and pricing

Earning an AWS Certification requires passing a timed, proctored exam. You can take an AWS Certification exam from one of our test delivery providers—Pearson VUE or PSI. Explore pricing, availability by language, and testing options for each exam below. 

AWS-Certified_Cloud-Practitioner_badge_512x512

This certification validates cloud fluency and foundational AWS knowledge.


Exam price: 100 USD


Languages: English, French (France), German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, and Spanish (Latin America


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Developer_Associate_badge_512x512

This certification validates the ability to write and deploy cloud-based applications. 


Exam price: 150 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese

Languages coming soon: French (France), German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America)


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Solutions-Architect_Associate_badge_512x512

This certification validates the ability to design and implement distributed systems on AWS.


Exam price: 150 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Languages coming soon: French (France), German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America)


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

Note: To take an exam in French (France), German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), or Spanish (Latin America), you must test with Pearson VUE.

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AWS-Certified_Sysops-Administrator_Associate__badge_512x512

This certification validates the ability to deploy, manage, and operate workloads on AWS.


Exam price: 150 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE


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AWS-Certified_Devops-Engineer_Professional_badge_512x512

This certification validates the ability to automate the testing and deployment of AWS infrastructure and applications.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_ Certified_Solutions-Architect_Professional_badge_512x512

This certification validates the ability to design, deploy, and evaluate applications on AWS within diverse, complex requirements.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Languages coming soon: French (France), German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America)


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Advanced-Networking_Specialty_badge_512x512

This certification validates expertise in designing and maintaining network architecture for the breadth of AWS services.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Data_Analytics_Specialty_badge_512x512

This certification validates expertise in using AWS data lakes and analytics services to get insights from data.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Database_Specialty_badge_512x512

This certification validates expertise in recommending, designing, and maintaining optimal AWS database solutions.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Machine_Learning_Specialty_badge_512x512

This certification validates expertise in building, training, tuning, and deploying machine learning models on AWS.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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AWS-Certified_Security_Specialty_badge_512x512

This certification validates expertise in securing data and workloads in the AWS Cloud.


Exam price: 300 USD


Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese


Languages coming soon: French (France), German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America)


Testing options: Testing center and online proctoring; Pearson VUE or PSI

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1 Source: Burning Glass, Skills of Mass Disruption, December 2020.
2 Source: ESG Research Insights Paper Commissioned by AWS, Understanding the Value of AWS Certifications to Organizations, 2020.