how to sign up for an oracle java certification exam

Oracle changed the process for signing up for a test in person. (If you want to take an exam online from home, read up in carefully. For example, this blog post. It wasn’t immediately clear to me how to register for in person, so I wrote it down.

Note: starting Sept 2022, this process has changed for English exams. See blog post on new procedure.

Get to exam portal

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Log into Cert View”
  3. Enter username/password (sign up for an account if you don’t have one)
  4. Click “Manage Exam at Pearson | VUE” (note that you do not log into PearsonVUE at any time. – in the past, you did)

Select info

  1. Search for your exam. If you know the number (ex: “819”), enter that. Otherwise, you can search for “Java” to see all the choices
  2. Enter your address to search
  3. Choose up to three sites by checking the checkboxes
  4. Choose a time.
  5. Pay

6 thoughts on “how to sign up for an oracle java certification exam

  1. I get a different screen in certview , I get the following error screen, the first page I go to is when I get a prompt of two options.
    I have a PearsonVue Account
    I am a new Candidate
    I choose I am a new Candidate. The I get a warning I will be directed to a new site, then I get a candidate agreement.
    I key in all my details and I click submit.

    Then I get an error message
    An error has occured while processing your request, please find the details below:

    Please contact CertView Help Center to raise a ticket

    Go to Certview to try again

  2. I do not see Java SE 17 Developer 1Z0-829 in the Pearson VUE website to schedule the exam . Any help on this ?

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