Information about Microsoft certification tests is available from the websites for Microsoft Corporation, ProProfs, Certiport, Pearson Vue and About.com. This information varies from site to site and covers test descriptions, registration and cost.
ProProfs is an online knowledge base that provides information on the testing center, test registration, payment, retakes and discount tests. It outlines the registration, which involves scheduling the test at a certified testing center. The site also directs the learner where to register for this test online. As of 2016, this test costs $125, with the retake also costing the same amount. The site also tells the visitor about available discounts and vouchers for this exam.
Certiport is a provider of certification exam development and delivery services through authorized testing centers across the world. The company manages the Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technology Associate and Microsoft Certified Education certification programs, and it provides information on these programs in the Products section of its website. It is a business of Pearson Vue, which also offers a link to all tests available on the Microsoft Corporation website and exam preparation and training materials found in the Microsoft Virtual Academy.
About.com describes what each Microsoft Certification stands for and includes links to courses and practice exams.