ICDL Remote Testing Platform

We are pleased to announce to our candidates the availability of distance testing for all ICDL certification programmes through our ‘Remote Proctored Testing Platform’, a new inclusion to our international standards of testing, designed to remotely administer your ICDL testing from the convenience and safety of your home or your workplace. 

The new distance testing platform offers tests identical in content, format and on-screen experience to the ICDL tests taken in-person at an accredited test centre. Except now, ICDL is also available where testing is remotely administered live by one of the Quality Assurance Officers using an advanced facial recognition and visual analytics system, while taking your tests using your own computer at home or workplace. ICDL distance testing will commence on June 3rd 2020 at your selected ICDL accredited centre.

To qualify for distance testing, it is very simple. All you need to do is contact an ICDL accredited centre and follow the steps below.

The option of in-person testing at an ICDL accredited centres will continue to be available and shall resume on June 1st 2020, subject to government COVID-19 regulations in your country. 


Can I take this Test from Home or Work?

The ICDL Remote Testing platform is available to those who meet the following criteria:

  • The ICDL remote testing platform is offered in the GCC countries, Egypt and Iraq
  • Your computer and internet must meet the minimum requirements for the test
  • You must be able to install the ICDL remote testing platform software one day before the test
  • You must be registered with an ICDL Accredited Test Centre for administering the test

Please follow the steps below, to ensure that you meet the requirements and properly register for the test.