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Maintaining a Credential

To maintain Salesforce certification credentials, all certified professionals must successfully complete release exams specific to their credential. To learn more about maintaining your credential, please visit this knowledge article.

It is now easier than ever to stay up-to-date on your Salesforce credential maintenance.  Visit the Credential Status Request tool to receive an email that provides you with a list of all credentials you hold, your required release exams, and due dates.  Learn more about how this tool works in our handy knowledge article.

Release Exam Schedule

Depending on the credential you hold, you may have anywhere from one to three release exams to complete per year. Please visit this knowledge article to understand how many release exams are associated with your credential. Release exams will be available according to the schedule below. Salesforce Certified Professionals will be notified by email when release training materials and exams become available.

Release ExamDate AvailableCompletion Deadline
Winter '18----
Spring '18Available Now!November 9, 2018
Summer '18Available Now!November 9, 2018

NOTE: Exam dates are subject to change at the discretion of Salesforce.


Certification Maintenance Is Moving To Trailhead!

Effective with the Summer ‘18 release cycle, the Administrator, Platform App Builder and Platform Developer I maintenance exams will join the Marketing Cloud Email and Social Specialist maintenance exams on Trailhead. All other maintenance exams will remain in Webassessor, but will be migrated to Trailhead by the end of January, 2019. Check out this article and timeline for additional information.