MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION RENEWAL
Keep pace with technology
Validate your skills and advance your career by annually renewing your Microsoft Certification for free.
Need to renew your associate, expert, or specialty certification? It’s simple.
Six-month renewal window
Assessments are short and unproctored
Stay Microsoft Certified
You worked hard to earn your Microsoft Certification. Watch this short video for a step-by-step overview of the annual renewal process.
Renew your certification for free in three simple steps. To get started, visit your profile on Microsoft Learn.
Connect your Microsoft Learn profile with your certification profile and look for the renew button.
Prepare for the renewal assessment with free, self-paced modules on your certification renewal page.
Pass the free, unproctored, online assessment before your certification expires. Assessments are open book.
Boost your skills and increase your confidence
Prepare for the renewal assessment with the collection of free learning modules available on the renewal page for your certification.
Embrace a growth mindset to advance your career
Microsoft’s free and convenient annual certification renewal process ensures you’re up to date on the latest technology changes. Check your renewal timeline and make sure your skills and certifications are up to date. Once you’re eligible, you’ll receive an email reminding you to renew. Check out the detailed FAQ for answers to all your questions about certification renewals, expiration dates, and more.