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Retirement Dates For CompTIA Exams


A+

CompTIA A+ce. Exam codes: 220-1001 (Core 1) / 220-1002 (Core 2). Exam retirement date: approximately 3 years from its release date (released January 15, 2019).

CompTIA A+ce. Exam codes: 220-901 / 220-902. Exam retirement date: the English language version of this exam retired July 31, 2019 and is no longer available for test takers. German language version retired October 25, 2019. Japanese language version is scheduled to retire January 31, 2020. Other language versions retired October 1, 2019.

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Network+

CompTIA Network+ce. Exam code: N10-007. Exam retirement date: approximately 3 years from its release date (released March 21, 2018).

CompTIA Network+ce. Exam code: N10-006. Exam retirement date: English version of this exam retired August 31, 2018 and is no longer available for test takers. Other language versions (German, Japanese, Spanish, French, and Arabic) retired January 31, 2019.

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Security+

CompTIA Security+ce. Exam code: SY0-501. Exam retirement date: approximately 3 years from its release date (released October ‚Äč4, 2017).

CompTIA Security+ce. Exam code: SY0-401. Exam retirement date: English version of this exam retired July 31, 2018 and is no longer available for test takers. Other language versions (Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese) retired December 15, 2018.

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Certifications with the +ce (Continuing Education) suffix are valid for 3 years and require periodic renewal. 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.