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VMworld US Exam Center Hours
Date Time
Sunday Aug 25 8:00am - 6:00pm
Monday Aug 26 10:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday Aug 27 10:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Aug 28 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday Aug 29 8:00am - 3:00pm
VMworld Barcelona Testing Center Hours
Date Time
Monday Nov 4 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday Nov 5 10:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Nov 6 10:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday Nov 7 9:00am - 4:00pm

Certification exams at VMworld 2019

Success depends not only on having industry-leading technology, but also on having the knowledge and skills required to implement it. During VMworld 2019, we offer training and certification programs to help you realize the full value from your VMware investments by helping you build the skills and experience to design, deploy, operate your VMware platform and evolve your organization.

To register in advance for an exam:

  1. Click here, log into your VMware account and you’ll transferred to your Pearson VUE account.
  2. Click on View Exam Catalog link > Select Exam from Exam Catalog
  3. When you get to the Test Center Search option and enter “Las Vegas” or “Barcelona” in the Find Test Centers near box.
  4. If registering for a VCP or VCAP-Design exam, select one of the centers below, check the box for either the VMworld US (San Francisco) or VMworld EMEA (Barcelona) location:
    • Select: VMworld US - Conf Attendees Only
      Moscone Center
      747 Howard Street
      San Francisco, CA 94103
      United States

      - or -
    • Select: VMworld Barcelona - Conf Attendees ONLY
      Fira de Barcelona Gran Via
      Av. Reina M Cristina
      08004 Barcelona
  5. If registering for a VCAP-Deploy (lab-based) exam, contact the team to request a voucher.
  6. Select the date and time in which you would like to complete your conference exam appointment.
  7. Complete the remaining payment steps.
    • If you purchased a VCP or VCAP-Design discounted exam voucher as part of your VMworld registration, you will enter the voucher number in the payment section, and you will pay $0 at checkout.
    • If you do not already have an exam voucher, your exam fee will reflect the 50% discount, and you will pay the remaining amount due at this time.

Onsite Registration

To register for an exam once you arrive at VMworld, please stop by the Certification Exam Center during Exam Center hours.

Dell Technologies Proven Professional exams will also be available at a 50% discount. Complete this form for more details.

Be sure to check out the combined strength of VMware and Dell Technologies Proven Professional certifications through our Solutions Badging offerings.

Last updated: 2019-06-28