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Retirement Dates For CompTIA Exams

The list below contains current exam codes and retirement dates for selected CompTIA certification tests.

CompTIA Professional Series

  • CompTIA A+ce. Exam codes: 220-901 / 220-902. Exam retirement date: approximately 3 years from its release date (launched on December 15, 2015).

  • CompTIA Network+ce. Exam codes: N10-006. Exam retirement date: retires approx. 3 years from the release date (launched on February 28, 2015).

  • CompTIA Security+ce. Exam code: SY0-501. Exam retirement date: approx. 3 years from release date (launched on October ‚Äč4, 2017).
  • CompTIA Security+ce. Exam code: SY0-401. Retirement date for the English version of this exam is scheduled for July 31, 2018. Other versions (Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese) are set to reitre on December 15, 2018.

Certifications with the +ce (Continuing Education) suffix are valid for 3 years. Candidates certified on or before December 31, 2010 are still considered certified for life, but further lifetime certifications for CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ are no longer available.