What are the prerequisites for taking the exam?
You need to be 18 years old at the time you take the exam. You need a valid proof of identity, such as a driver’s license, identity card, or passport.
What happens after I pre-order an exam voucher?
In the weeks after buying the voucher, you'll receive an invitation to take the exam. (Or multiple invitations for your team, if you bought multiple vouchers.) Using that link, you can visit the exam site when you're ready. You'll...
When do I know if I passed the test?
You’ll receive your results a couple of days after completing the exam.
What do I receive when I passed the test?
You’ll receive a printable certificate. Each certificate has a unique number and your identity will be verifiable on https://laravel.com/certification. You will officially be a Certified Laravel Developer.
Where should I take the exam?
The exam is currently taken online. You’ll receive a unique link to the online exam platform. You can take the exam from wherever you like at a time that is most convenient for you. However, you will be required to provide identifying information...
How long will the exam take?
We're still beta-testing and working to determine the optimal test duration. The exam should not take more than a single hour.
What topics are covered by the exam?
To pass the exam, you need to be fluent in building apps using the Laravel framework v5.5. If your day job involves building Laravel applications, you'll probably do fine. The exam is designed for you. That said, it's probably a goo...
After I purchase the voucher, do I have to take the exam immediately?
Once you receive your voucher you'll be able to take the exam at any time within 3 months. However, once the exam begins you will need to complete it within the allotted time.
Which Laravel version is covered by the exam?
The current version of the exam covers Laravel 5.5.
Can I take the exam in my own language?
We're currently focused on deploying the certification globally in English. In the coming months we'll be measuring interest in a multitude of languages.
What happens if I fail the exam?
If you fail the exam, you'll be given the opportunity to retake the exam once, within three months, at no extra cost. We recommend to reassess which aspects you found the most challenging. Study to improve your knowledge of the Larave...
Can I use the term ‘Certified Laravel Developer’ on my resume/CV or business card?
If you pass the exam, you'll receive a certificate. You are then authorized to use the official title in your resume, online, or in other documents. You will be provided the title and authorization to use it along with instructions once you&...
Can I get a refund?
In the event that you haven't used your voucher, or in other special cases, you may receive refund authorization. Contact us for more information. There may be administrative charges or additional charges by the payment provider. 
Why do I have to pay VAT?
If you are operating in the EU then we are required by European regulation to charge VAT. The VAT charged depends on the location of the buyer.  If you have a valid VAT number, the VAT may be reverse-charged. This also depends on your locatio...
Does the Laravel Certification fund the development of Laravel?
Yes, the Laravel Certification Program helps to finance the development of Laravel, improve the Certification program, and fund other efforts to strengthen the ecosystem.
Do I have to take the exam yearly?
Your certification will not expire. After passing the examination you will retain the right to use the term "Certified Laravel Developer." Each certification lists the date that it was issued as well as the current version of Larave...
I'm based in Iran, can I purchase the Certification exam?
Yes. Human Music BV is a Dutch company. There are no trade restrictions between The Netherlands and Iran at the time of writing.
Should I only hire developers with a Laravel Certification?
When somebody is a Certified Laravel Developer, it means they have demonstrated through our exam that they know how to build Laravel apps. It gives confidence to employers looking to hire developers, and to clients looking for an agency to build ...
Is my credit card or debit card supported?
We support a large number of common credit and debit cards. The best way to find out if yours is supported is to try it. If it's not supported, it will not be charged. If you have a preferred payment method that we currently do not suppo...
How long is the pre-order discount available?
The pre-order discount is available worldwide for as long as we're in beta testing. We're targeting a general release in mid-October.