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Alibaba Cloud Certification

Alibaba Cloud Certification

Verify your technical expertise, demonstrate your capabilities with Alibaba Cloud and become a certified Alibaba Cloud technical specialist.

Important Notice:

After passing the exam, please access the Alibaba Cloud Academy website and click on “My Certification" under "My Learning”, at the upper-right hand corner of the page to log in. Please follow the system prompts to bind your Pearson VUE account and download your certificate.

Get started:

  1. Though not compulsory, we highly recommend exam takers to attend our training courses, which can help prepare for the certification. The available training options can be found at . You can also visit our online document center for self-preparation.
  2. Purchase the exam at and receive an exam redeem code.
  3. Schedule the exam through Pearson VUE.
  4. Attend the exam and receive your certificate after it.


In Alibaba Cloud training & certification framework, there exits three different levels, which are ACE (Alibaba Cloud Expert), ACP (Alibaba Cloud Professional) and ACA (Alibaba Cloud Associated). We design these levels to cover the needs from expert cloud engineers to entry level cloud beginners. The related courses and certifications are listed below:

ACE, ACP, ACA Certifications

Training Highly recommended, you can review the list of available courses here
Certification Please visit to see the available certifications provided by Alibaba Cloud
Exam Before taking an exam, please remember to review exam descriptions at Sign in or create an account on to purchase an exam redeem code for scheduling the exam.
We offer the following exams
  • ACE Cloud Computing Certification
  • ACE Big Data Certification
  • ACP Cloud Computing Certification
  • ACP Cloud Security Certification
  • ACP Big Data Certification
  • ACA Cloud Computing Certification
  • ACA Cloud Security Certification
  • ACA Big Data Certification
Admissions policy

We ask that you arrive at the test center 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. This will give you adequate time to complete the necessary sign-in procedures. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, you may be refused admission and fees may be forfeited.

You are required to present two forms of original (no photo copies), valid (unexpired) IDs; one form as a primary ID (government issued with name, photo and signature) and one form as a secondary ID (with name and signature or name and recent recognizable photo). The first and last name that you used to register must match exactly the first and last name on the ID that is presented on test day. All IDs required must be issued by the country in which you are testing. If you do not have the qualifying ID issued from the country you are testing in, an International Travel Passport from your country of citizenship is required, along with a secondary ID. If you have any questions or concerns about the ID you are required to bring with you to the testing center for admittance for your exam, please contact Pearson VUE customer service. For additional allowances to this policy, view the full ID policy.

This exam admission process also includes the following Enhanced Security Protocol admission steps: • Digital Signature • Digital Photograph

No personal items may be taken into the testing room. This includes all bags, books not authorized by the sponsor, notes, phones, pagers, watches and wallets.

Reschedule policy If you wish to reschedule your exam, you must contact Pearson VUE 24 hours prior to your schedule appointment. Rescheduling less than 24 hours prior to your appointment may result in forfeiting your exam fee.
Cancellation policy If you wish to cancel your exam, you must contact Pearson VUE 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. Cancelling an exam less than 24 hours prior to your appointment or missing your exam may result in forfeiting your exam fees.

If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to contact us.

Last updated 2019-01-18