COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

Visit our COVID-19 information page (Opens in new window) for the latest information regarding exam requirements, health and safety practices, and any country-specific policies. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please review our FAQs.


Check Point Certification Testing

Check Point Certifications mean expertise with the technology that secures the internet for all Fortune and Global 100 companies. The benefits of becoming Check Point certified include the skills to support Check Point products, expert access to our SecureKnowledge database and advanced product documentation. See more »

Getting Started

A Check Point User Center or PartnerMAP account profile is required to receive benefits for Check Point certifications. If you do not have a Check Point User Center account please create an account here. If you are not sure about your account status, please contact Account Services for verification.

For results to post to your User Center account, your Pearson VUE account MUST use the same email address as your User Center account.

Check out our Online Proctored exams!

In this time of Covid-19, don’t let Social Distancing keep you from getting Check Point Certified. All of our Proctored exams are available via Pearson VUE OnVUE online proctoring, which allows you to take an exam from almost any location and at any time. Exams are delivered by a live proctor to your webcam enabled workstation.

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Check Point Certification News

Current Exam Promotion

Black Friday / Cyber Monday promo

It’s time for our Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale! We are offering a 30% discount on any Proctored or Unproctored exam using the promo code: Cyber2021

  • Exams taken by December 31, 2021.

Additionally, for a limited time, our Practice exams will be offered at a 50% discount using the promo code: Practice2021

  • 156-603 – Check Point Certified Security Administrator R80 - Practice
  • 156-604 – Check Point Certified Security Expert R80 - Practice

Both of these promotions are available until December 31, 2021. Take advantage of these deals before they are gone!

Localized CCSA and CCSE exam promo

In honor of our translated CCSA and CCSE exams, receive a 25% discount by using the language-specific promo codes at checkout:

  • Chinese Traditional — XieXie25
  • Chinese Simplified — XieXie25
  • Japanese — Arigato25
  • Spanish — Gracias25
  • Portuguese — Obrigado25

Choose your preferred language when registering for the CCSA (156-215.80) or the CCSE (156-315.80).

The Localized promotion has been extended and is valid until December 31, 2021.

For more information regarding the new Certification Model, please refer to our FAQ.

New Course Promotion!

To celebrate the launch of Advanced Infrastructure Hacking & Advanced Web Hacking we are happy to announce the following promotions:

Exams for Advanced Infrastructure Hacking and Advanced Web Hacking will be 50% off with discount code: NSS50.

  • 156-408: Check Point Certified Pen Testing Expert -- Advanced Web Hacking (CCPE-AW)
  • 156-409: Check Point Certified Pen Testing Expert -- Advanced Infrastructure Hacking (CCPE-AI)

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Check Point’s Practice Exams

Check Point offers practice exams for the CCSA and CCSE certification exams. Each practice exam is a subset of questions from the actual exam. Each question is accompanied by the correct answer. These 40-question exams are $50 USD.

  • 156-603 – Security Administrator Practice Exam R80
  • 156-604 – Security Expert Practice Exam R80

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Who Owns Your Certification

Regardless of who pays for the exam, you, the exam candidate owns the results. Your exam history is linked to your Certified Professional ID number granted the first time you create a Pearson VUE account. You should never create another one. If you change employers, you need only contact the Check Point Account Services Team and they will assist you in moving your records to a new account. You may contact Account Services by phone (+1 972-444-6600, option 5) or by chat/web ticket.

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Last updated 2021-11-03