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To gain eligibility for Xamarin Certification, complete the list of required courses for each certification tier, which you must complete by attending the live session or with our Self-Guided Learning (SGL) system. Then, pass the exam tied to the desired certification tier. Note that you must have a subscription to access any exams.
To achieve the Mobile Professional certification, complete the list of required courses in green below and pass the Professional Certification exam.
To achieve the Mobile Developer certification, complete all of the required courses listed above and pass both the Professional Certification and Developer Certification exams. Note: You must be a Xamarin Certified Mobile Professional prior to gaining eligibility to take the Developer Certification Exam.
We recommend you review slides and exercises for required courses within the certification track. Make sure the materials are up-to-date. Some exercises have content that's not presented in slides. See our study guide below to help you prepare.
The Xamarin Mobile Professional and Xamarin Mobile Developer certification exams each consists of 100 questions and is timed at 120 minutes. Each certification exam pulls questions from courses covered in each certification tier.
Upon completion of the certification requirements, you'll receive an email invite to take the exam you're eligible for. The exam is taken online and must be completed within your subscription period. There is a 14-day waiting period between retakes.
Certifications* are valid for one year from the date you pass the exam, and they can be verified on our public Xamarin Certified Developers page.
Certified developers receive a badge, certificate, and an invitation to join the Xamarin Certified Developers community on LinkedIn. In addition, certified developers are featured on Xamarin DevConnect, a portal for employers to hire Xamarin developers.
*Achieving the Xamarin Mobile Developer badge will override the Xamarin Mobile Professional badge, showcasing your expertise Xamarin skills.
To maintain certification status after the first year (for both Professional and Developer certifications), you must:
Have an active Xamarin University subscription on your certification anniversary date or renewal date
Complete any new or updated core certification classes
Complete 6 classes in the current year that you haven't previously attended
(Any new or updated certification courses that you are required to take count towards this requirement)
Your certification status will automatically renew on your certification anniversary as long as you've completed the above requirements.
Here is a list of topics you should review before taking the certification exam. This is provided as guidance and is not comprehensive.