FiSTB, Finnish Software Testing Board


Exam calendar

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We are in extraordinary times. We know that the spread of Covid 19 has a lot of you worried about what the future holds. Some will have had some very real experience of the virus, others will be worrying about how it will affect them. Our thoughts go out to everyone impacted.

Due to this challenging situation, we decided to cancel 24.4.2020 exam in all locations. However, we're still planning to arrange 29.5.2020 exam. We follow the instructions from government carefully, and as soon as the situation is better, we can again guarantee a 100% service level for our customers.

Stay safe!


Registration to public ISTQB® certification exams is done via the exam calendar below.

Sign up 3 weeks before the exam. After that you can ask for possible available places by email: ilmoittaudu (at) Please note that the enrollment is binding. You may cancel your registration up to 14 days (foundation level) or 21 days (advanced and expert) before the exam, after that the cancellation fee is 50% of the exam fee. If the registration has not been cancelled we will charge the whole exam fee. Please email your cancellation request to ilmoittaudu (at) .

If you have any questions about exams, contact ilmoittaudu (at) or call 020 741 9898.

Exam fees

  • Foundation level exams: 200 € + VAT 24% = 248 €.
    • Discounts for Partners can be found here.
    • Exam fee for students and unemployed is 100 € + VAT 24% = 124 €. Student and unemployment status must be stated when registering to the exam (field: "Employer/Työnantaja" in the registration form) and you must send copy of your student card or evidence on your unemplyment to ilmoittaudu (at) Otherwise you will be charged as normal price.
  • Advanced level exams: 250 € + VAT 24 % = 310 €.
    • Discounts for Partners can be found here.
  • Expert level exams: 450 € + VAT 24 % = 558 €.

The invoice will be sent after the exam. 14 day payment terms. The results will be reported after payment. NOTE! If your company pays for the certification, please check the correct billing address and PO Number from your organizations finance department.

Exam calendar

Next exams are as below. Exams are on Technopolis, Mill-kabinetti, Hiilikatu 3, 00180 Helsinki.

  • 4.6.2020
  • 11.6.2020
  • More upcoming exams will be added to the exam calendar during May