ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level - Test Automation Engineer (CTAL-TAE) Examination

Please follow the next steps and guidelines for application [Please read carefully]:

  • To qualify for the CTAL-TAE Exam, candidate must hold the ISTQB CTFL Certificate and have at least three years of verifiable fulltime work experience in software testing.
  • Within 7 working days from your registration, you will receive a response email indicating exam seat availability. If available, you will also be assigned a time window to fulfill payment of fees.
  • Within the assigned time window, a hardcopy of the completed and signed application form along with the below mentioned documents and 1550 EGP (For Egyptians Special offer for Egyptian Governorates contact us at DRagheb@ITIDA.gov.eg for more details  -  سعر خاص للمحافظات المصرية) examination fees (2250 EGP for non-Egyptians) must be submitted to:
    Senior Accountant
    Egyptian Software Testing Board
    Smart Village, Building B121, Room 1017
    Giza 12577
  • Payment methods:
    1. Cash payable to SECC Finance Department
    2. Cheque payable to Information Technology Industry Development Agency and delivered to SECC Finance Department
    3. Bank deposits.
             Note: Further details concerning payments will be sent to the applicant through email
  • Failure to follow the above steps and guidelines invalidates the application or cause exam re-scheduling.


General Terms

I agree that as a holder of the requested certificate I shall

  • a. comply with the relevant provisions of the certification.
  • b. make claims regarding certification only with respect to the scope for which certification has been granted.
  • c. not use the certification in such a manner as to bring the ESTB into disrepute, and that I shall not make any statement regarding the certification which the ESTB may consider misleading or unauthorized.
  • d. discontinue the use of all claims to certification and to return the certificate if requested to do so upon suspension or withdrawal of certification by the ESTB.
  • e. not use the certificate in a misleading manner.

Exam Cancellation Policy

  • a. The cancellation or rescheduling 7 days before the exam is free.
  • b. The cancellation or rescheduling through the last 7 days until last 48 hours you will pay EGP 200.
  • c. The Exam cannot be cancelled or reschedule within the last 48 hours and if did you will be committed to pay the full exam fees.
  • d. The cancellation or rescheduling should be through an email to mbhady@itida.gov.eg or msabra@itida.gov.eg

Note: Ignoring rules may causes adding your name to the negative lists.

With my application I have also read, understood, and agreed with the attached Exam Instructions. I agree that I am able to follow the process as stated and that I will notify the exam provider with any possible infringements to this ability, along with this application, to identify remedial arrangements prior to taking the exam.

I consent to the General Terms and Exam Cancellation Policy as stated above. ​​​​