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Retirement Dates For CompTIA Exams

The list below contains current exam codes and retirement dates for selected CompTIA certification tests. If you're CompTIA certified and already obtained your CompTIA Candidate Career ID, you can get the most accurate info and answers to any other exam-related question from the official CompTIA customer support center after logging in at, and clicking the "Support" button at the top of the page.

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CompTIA Professional Series

  • CompTIA A+CE (2009 objectives). Exam codes: 220-701 (CompTIA A+ Essentials) / 220-702 (CompTIA A+ Practical Application). Exam retirement date for the English language version of the exam: August 31, 2013 (exam versions available in other languages retired on December 31,2013).
  • CompTIA A+CE (2011 objectives). Exam codes: 220-801 / 220-802. Exam retirement date: approx. 3 years from release date (launched October 9, 2012).
  • CompTIA Network+ (2009 objectives). Exam codes: N10-004 / JK0-016. Exam Retirement date: retired August 31, 2012.
  • CompTIA Network+CE (2011 objectives). Exam codes: N10-005 / JK0-019. Exam retirement date: English language version is scheduled to retire August 31, 2015 (all other language versions of the N10-005 exam are scheduled for retirement on 31st of December 2015.
  • CompTIA Network+CE. Exam codes: N10-006 / JK0-023. Exam retirement date: retires approx. 3 years from the release date (launched February 28, 2015).
  • CompTIA Security+ (2008 objectives). Exam codes: SY0-201 / JK0-15. Exam retirement date: retired December 31, 2011.
  • CompTIA Security+CE (2010 objectives). Exam codes: SY0-301 / JK0-18. Exam retirement date: retired December 31, 2014.
  • CompTIA Security+CE. Exam code: SY0-401. Exam retirement date: approx. 3 years from release date (launched in May 2014).
  • CompTIA Server+. Exam code: SK0-003. Exam Retirement date: N/A.
  • CompTIA Linux+ (powered by LPI). Exam codes: LX0-101 and LX0-102. Exam Retirement date: August 30, 2015.
  • CompTIA Storage+ (Powered by SNIA). Exam Code: SGO-001. Exam Retirement date: N/A.

Certifications with the CE (Continuing Education) suffix (new A+, Network+, Security+ exams) are valid for three years from the date of certification.