This Program is administered by the Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) which is the sole ESTB Examination Institute/Certification Body for the ISTQB® certificates in Egypt.

The ISTQB® Partner Program recognises organisations with a demonstrated commitment to software testing certifications.

The Program comprises four levels of partnerships (Silver, Gold, Platinum and Global) and the benefits of the partnership levels as described below; in addition to other benefits available here



  • ISTQB® partners will be recognized for a specific level based on the certification points they collected.
  • ISTQB® Partner Program offers the following levels
    • SILVER
    • GOLD
    • GLOBAL
  • Points can be counted for employees and external consultants that are:
    • ISTQB® certified
    • working for the company for the majority of their time during the greater part of the validity period of the partnership
  • A company can become a partner in any country in which it has a legal entity.
  • Other requirements to be eligible are:
    • GOLD partnership requires at least 1 ADVANCED Level certification
    • PLATINUM partnership requires at least 3 ADVANCED Level certifications
    • GLOBAL partnership requires at least 2 GOLD and 1 PLATINUM partnerships, in at least 2 separate countries

On the ISTQB® Partner Program website you can find an Eligibility Grid, that helps in the calculation of their Partnership Level., for more information please read the information sheet here...


  • Fill in the application form and Appendix A at: http://partner.istqb.org/documents/ISTQB Partner Program Application-Renewal Form_v2.1.4.pdf.
  • Send a PDF version of the application form to: sfaragallah@itida.gov.eg
  • Make the payment fees to:
    • Mr. Aktham Ezzat or Mr. Ahmed Salama Software Engineering Competence Center Cairo/ Alexandria Desert Road Smart Village - ITIDA Building 121 First Floor - Office No 1017 Tel: +202 3534 5229/ 5774
  • Once the application and fees are received, an "ISTQB® Partner Program Confirmation Letter" will be sent to you.
  • If partnership level is applicable, an "ISTQB® Partner Program Eligibility Notice", which includes the approved partnership level and the correspondent partnership fees.
  • Pay the partnership fees within a month of receiving the Notice and the Payment Claim.
  • Once payment is done, you will receive the following:
    • ISTQB® Partner Program Acceptance Letter
    • ISTQB® Partner Program Recognition /Plaque​

ISTQB Partners