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Maintaining a Credential

To maintain a Salesforce credential, you must successfully complete maintenance badges or exams. Depending on the credential you hold, you may have up to three maintenance badges or exams, per credential, to complete each year. Click here to learn more about the requirements to maintain your credential.

Keep in mind: If you don’t complete your maintenance requirements by the due date, your credential will expire.


Release Exam Schedule

Three times per year maintenance schedule

If you hold a Salesforce Administrator, Platform App Builder, or Platform Developer I credential, then you must complete your maintenance requirements three times a year. Here is the schedule:

Maintenance ExamDate AvailableDue Date
Spring '18Available Now!December 14, 2018
Summer '18Available Now!December 14, 2018
Winter '19December 17, 2018TBD

One time per year maintenance schedule

If you hold a Salesforce Designer (Architect), Commerce Cloud, CPQ, Marketing Cloud, Pardot, or the Accreditation credential then you must complete your maintenance requirements once per year. Here is the schedule:

Maintenance ExamDate AvailableDue Date
Spring '18Available Now!TBD
Spring '19TBDTBD

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