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Demonstrate your technical proficiency and receive special recognition by getting AWS Certified at re:Invent. The AWS Certification Exam Testing Center is open throughout the week. Register in advance for one or more exams and prove your AWS expertise.

Schedule Your Exam

Please note that exam registration is separate from conference registration. Associate-level exams take 80 minutes to complete and cost $150. Professional-level exams take 170 minutes to complete and cost $300. Please register for your onsite exam in advance, as seating is limited.


  • $150 off re:Invent registration at the Professional level
  • Use of AWS Certification logo on professional collateral
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Special designation on re:Invent name badge
  • Complimentary AWS Certification gift
  • Access to AWS Certification Lounge and Appreciation Reception
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AWS re:Invent Certification Information Center Lounge.

Aws Certification Lounge

Visit the AWS Certification Lounge Monday through Friday on Level 1 (across from the Casanova Ballroom) to re:Charge and network with other certified professionals. Your re:Invent AWS Certified badge is required for entry.

  • Monday, November 28 1:00pm – 5:00pm

  • Tuesday, November 29 8:00am – 6:00pm

  • Wednesday, November 30 7:30am – 6:00pm

  • Thursday, December 1 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Friday, December 2 8:00am – 12:00pm

Aws Certification Appreciation Reception

Join us on Thursday evening for a special event to recognize our AWS Certified community. You’ll have the opportunity to meet AWS Executives and Technical Evangelists and network with other AWS Certified professionals. Your re:Invent AWS Certified badge is required for entry.

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Reception Details:

December 1, 2016
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Lavo at the Palazzo


AWS re:Invent Certification Information Center.

Exam Test Center Location And Hours

The AWS Certification Exam Testing Center check-in is located in Casanova 501 and is open Monday through Friday. Please register for your onsite exam in advance, as seating is limited.

  • Monday, November 28 7:00am – 7:30pm

  • Tuesday, November 29 7:00am – 7:30pm

  • Wednesday, November 30 7:00am – 10:00pm

  • Thursday, December 1 7:00am – 6:30pm

  • Friday, December 2 7:00am – 2:30pm

Exam Preparation

Prepare for your onsite exam by enrolling in an AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshop at re: Invent.

Visit AWS Certification for more information on exams.

Exams in other languages

The following exams are currently available in English. Many exams are also offered in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.


  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect


  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator


  • AWS Certified Developer


  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect


  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer


  • New! AWS Certified Advanced Networking

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  • New! AWS Certified Security

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  • New! AWS Certified Big Data

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Recertification Exams

Recertification is required every two years for all AWS Certifications. Recertification exams are available at re:Invent for all Associate and Professional level certifications. To learn more visit AWS Recertification.