Best wishes for a Happy Holiday season!

The Open Group offices will close at 12:00 (ET) on
Monday December 24, 2018 and re-open on Wednesday January 2, 2019.
The online certification systems will be accessible during this time; however, we will be unable to process certification submissions or respond to support requests until our offices re-open.


ArchiMate® 3 Part 1 Exam

Exam Summary

  • Exam Name: ArchiMate® 3 Part 1 Exam
  • Exam Number: OGA-031 - English
  • Qualification upon passing: ArchiMate 3 Foundation (and partial credit towards the ArchiMate 3 Practitioner qualification)
  • Delivered at: Authorized Examination Provider Test Centers
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: No
  • Exam type: Multiple choice
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Pass score: 60% (24 out of 40 questions)
  • Time limit: 60 minutes (*)
  • Retake policy: If you fail the test you must wait one month before another attempt
  • Examination Fee: US $320. (**)
  • Recommended Study: A Self Study Pack is available
  • Recommended Training: An Accredited Training Course covering the ArchiMate 3 Level 1 conformance requirements. See the ArchiMate Register of Accredited Training Courses. (***)
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(*) Additional time may be provided for people taking an English language exam for whom English is not their first language. Please see https://certification.opengroup.org/examinations#ESL for more information.

(**) All Accredited Training Courses include the examination as part of the course fee. A voucher is provided to take the exam at The Open Group Examination Provider's public test center. Local taxes may apply.

(***) To prepare for a certification exam The Open Group recommends ArchiMate training prior to taking the exam. Please note that we do not claim that by taking courses you are guaranteed to pass the certification exams, however we do state that training is an important component in certification preparation.