Certified developer program

Certified developer program
Official developer certification from the nopCommerce team

Introduction to the certification

The world of nopCommerce is expanding every day. More and more store owners are introduced to nopCommerce as more and more web developers start using it. For the mutual benefit of store owners and developers, we are happy to announce the nopCommerce developer certification test. This test is designed to verify developers’ proficiency in nopCommerce and their skills as nopCommerce developers, thus giving them official recognition and proof.

The certification in brief

Our certification is an online exam. To pass the exam, it is required to score 80% or more. Upon passing the exam, a developer is given the Specialist certificate and awarded the Certified Specialist badge.

The exam fee is $100 and is non-refundable. To apply for the exam, a developer should buy an online exam voucher. The voucher can be used at any convenient time, so it is not necessary to buy it right before the exam. In case of failure to pass the exam, the developer is allowed to retake it for an additional fee anytime.

Benefits of the certification

  • .Official skills recognition

    Obtaining the certificate and the certified specialist badge will make you or your agency more marketable, and give you more prestige in the nopCommerce community. Certified experts will be listed in the certified developers directory on the official nopCommerce site.

  • .Staying current with technologies

    Certification is based on the latest nopCommerce version and is an excellent test of a developer's skills and knowledge.

  • .Advancing your career

    Being a certified specialist, you can find better opportunities in the job market, quickly advance in your existing job, or keep your team's skills on the top.

  • .Attracting more clients

    Certified specialists draw more clients and generally are more trustworthy. Obtaining the certificate is an effective way to attract clients by indicating your exceptional and officially recognized position as a nopCommerce developer.

  • .Adequate self-evaluation

    The certificate can boost your self-confidence as a professional and be a good ground for promotion or raise.

  • .For solution partners

    The number of certified specialists is shown under the title of the agency on the Solution partners page.

On successful certification you receive

The nopCommerce certified developer certificate (PDF version).
The certified developer Badge, it will be added to your profile on our forums.
Mention on the official nopCommerce site on the certification directory page.


Everyone can take the exam, but we strongly recommend a candidate to have:

  • .Solid understanding of the .NET Framework and ASP.NET MVC development
  • .Experience in frontend development
  • .Experience in design and development of nopCommerce powered shops

Certification process

  • .After completing an application form, the invitation to take the exam will be sent to the email indicated in the form within 24 hours
  • .The exam will be taken online
  • .The exam must be completed in one session
  • .The length of the session is 60 minutes
  • .The exam is an open-book type
  • .The entire exam consists of 50 questions
  • .80% of correct answers grant the certificate

Find the list of certified specialists in the certification directory.