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If you have recently taken an Adobe® Certified Expert (ACE) exam, you can check your status here.

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Recertification

Your certification is valid until 90 days after a new exam is published for a designated product upgrade. Adobe will e-mail you with the details about new exams as well as a reminder of when your certification is due for renewal.

Keeping your certification current

ACE and ACP certification expires 90 days after a new exam is published for a designated product upgrade.

ACE certification expires 90 days after the exam version of your certification is retired; however, you may continue to use text references only to your prior version certification provided that you clearly state the version of the Adobe product for which you were certified.

If you have ACE certification for Photoshop CS, InDesign CS, Illustrator CS or GoLive CS, you can renew your certification by taking a web administered exam from your desktop, or a test center administered exam at a Thomson Prometric or a Pearson VUE testing center. Adobe will e-mail you with the details about new ACE exams as well as a reminder of when your certification is due for renewal.

Web administered exams are available to current ACEs only. The exams are delivered to your desktop via the web. The tests consist of 30-60 multiple choice questions focusing exclusively on new product features. Each exam takes 30 minutes to one hour to complete. Results are revealed immediately after you finish. The fee for web administered ACE recertification exams is US$50 worldwide.