Existing Accredited Training Course: Add a Credential course

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These instructions are meant for training organizations who already have a course accredited by The Open Group and wish to submit a Credential course for accreditation.

Step 1: Ensure you have a valid Commercial License for the applicable standard.

For further information please refer to: TOGAF® Commercial License

Step 2: Download, print, sign, and send the following documents to The Open Group:

Step 3: Complete the Conformance Declaration Word Document and contact the Certification Authority.

Please raise a ticket to atc-support(at)opengroup.org. We recommend to use TOGAF® Essentials 2018 as the course name.

Step 5: Pay the accreditation fees in the Shop at shop.opengroup.org/cred-acc-fee



Payment Due

Accreditation Fee*

US $500

Upon application to accredit a training course

Affiliate Fee

US $175

Upon application to register an Affiliate. Fee applies per each Affiliate registered with a Credential Training Course.

Re-Accreditation Fee

US $200

After 24 months

* The TOGAF® Essentials 2018 Credential Accreditation Fee includes a license to The Open Group training materials, which are mandatory for use in the program.

Accreditation fees do not include the commercial license fee.

If you need help determining the correct fee amount contact the Certification Authority.

Certification Authority Actions:

The Certification Authority will check to ensure that all required legal agreements are fully executed, fees have been paid, and all submitted documents are acceptable. The Certification Authority will check that the course name is acceptable and that the trainers expected to deliver the course have the credentials required to deliver the course.

Once your training course is accredited, it will be added to the Accredited Course Register. You will then be able to train students to prepare them for the program examination and certification.

For any inquiry, please send an email to atc-support(at)opengroup.org.