Earn the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential with successful completion of your Review Board exam.
Completing the Certified Technical Architect Review Board Exam
To earn the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential, you will need to successfully pass a Review Board exam. To qualify to take the Review Board exam, you must meet the requirements outlines in this Exam Guide. During the exam, you will be provided with a hypothetical scenario with detailed customer requirements and will be asked to synthesize the information, design an optimal architecture solution, and present and justify your recommended solution in front of a panel of judges.
About the Exam
Six hours will be allotted to complete the exam
Two hours are provided prior to the Review Board exam to prepare, no breaks are allowed during this time.
Four hours are allotted for your presentation, including breaks.
Candidates are given 2 hours (120 minutes) to read, solution, design and justify a detailed architectural solution for the hypothetical scenario.
Candidates will then have 45 minutes to present their solution to the Review Board judges, followed by 40 minutes of Q&A and discussion.
Retake fee: USD 3,000, plus applicable taxes as required per local law
For additional information, download the exam guide.
Review Board Registration Process
Ready to start your journey to becomming a Certified Technical Architect? Great! Open a case so our team can assist you.
Once your inquiry has been received and reviewed, you will receive a questionnaire to help us better understand your experience and preparation to date. Next, you will be scheduled to meet with a member of the Architect program team to discuss next steps.
Candidates who have earned both the Salesforce Application Architect and the Salesforce System Architect credentials have demonstrated a higher exam pass rate. As such, exam spots for upcoming Review Boards will be prioritized for those candidates. Additional factors, such as Salesforce Platform experience and additional work toward exam preparation will also be taken into consideration.
If you express interest in an Architect Review Board exam that is a few months out from when you open your case, there may be some delay to your response, but you will be contacted.
Review Board Exam Schedule
The Certified Technical Architect Review Board exam schedule is below. Candidates must appear in person to complete this requirement.