All ICSI exams are delivered online via ProctorU, a remote exam proctoring service that provides a secure and easy way to complete your ICSI certification exam from any place in which a private area is available to you. To take an exam online:
STEP 1: Review testing policies and procedures.
Before taking an ICSI exam, all certification candidates will be prompted to agree with the policies below. Failure to accept the agreement, results in the forfeiture of your exam fee. There are also policies and procedures specific to online testing, including those related to system requirements and your exam workspace. Please, make sure that you review them through the following links:
STEP 2: Create a ProctorU account by visiting: https://www.proctoru.com/portal/icsi
If you don’t have an account, you will need to create one.
STEP 3: Download and install the ProctorU Chrome extension or the Firefox extension. This is a requirement for all of ProctorU online exams.
STEP 4: To schedule your ICSI exam, you will need to know the exam code for the corresponding exam you would like to take. You can find the available certifications at:
As an example, for the ICSI | Certified Digital Forensics Examiner, the exam code is CDFE (as you can can see from the parenthesis as well). If you require any assistance in regards to this matter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Exams scheduled within 72 hours are subject to additional fees, so plan ahead!
STEP 5: Ensure that your computer meets the minimum requirements. Visit the following link https://go.proctoru.com/testitout and run a test!
We recommend that you use a personal computer, with admin rights outside of a corporate network.
STEP 6: Become familiar with the following:
a) Have your desk clean before connecting with ProctorU.
b) Have your testing environment ready to go.
c) Have your ID ready before you connect with your ProctorU agent.
d) Have your ICSI exam voucher code ready, in order to unlock your exam during the exam date. In case you have purchased an exam and you haven't received your exam voucher code, please contact us at: email@example.com providing your order number / ID (ex. ORDxxxx).
e) Use the restroom before your start your exam.
STEP 7: Please, make sure that you cover the PRE-EXAM CHECKLIST provided by ProctorU: