SOLIDWORKS Certification Free Exam Offer for Subscription Service Customers

Customers who have purchased and have an active subscription service for the following licenses can redeem exam vouchers per calendar year: 

  • All Commercial SOLIDWORKS Desktop CAD licenses
  • All Research SOLIDWORKS Desktop CAD licenses
  • All GSA SOLIDWORKS Desktop CAD licenses
  • All 3DEXPERIENCE Works CAD licenses (3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS, 3D Creator, 3D Sculptor, 3D Structure Creator, 3D Mold Creator, 3D SheetMetal Creator)
  • All DraftSight licenses

Users can redeem the following number of exam vouchers per calendar year:

  • For DraftSight licenses users have access to 1 DraftSight exam (per semester, per user, for each license of DraftSight on subscription service).
  • For SOLIDWORKS and 3DEXPERIENCE Works CAD licenses: access to 3 exams (per semester, per user, for each license of CAD on subscription service).

The annual semesters are January 1 through June 30, and July 1 through December 31. This means for SOLIDWORKS an 3DEXPERIENCE Wworks CAD licenses, you can redeem 3 voucher codes from January 1 through June 30, then another 3 voucher codes from July 1 through December 31. 


Before you proceed with the instructions in the next paragraph, make sure you:

  1. Have a 3DEXPERIENCE Certification Account (please create one here if you don’t).
  2. Have a 3DEXPERIENCE ID (please create one following these instructions if you don’t).
  3. Check with your local administrator or SOLIDWORKS Partner to make sure that you have been added as a contact to your organization. Your administrator must use the same email address as what you use for your 3DEXPERIENCE ID when they add you as a contact in the DSx Client.

To obtain a voucher code for a free exam:

  1. Log onto the following website using your 3DEXPERIENCE ID or SOLIDWORKS ID.

    *Note* If you are encountering an error after the prerequisites are met, send an email to with the email addresses of the users from the company that you would like to access the offer. 
  2. In the Certification Center, click on "Your Credits" tab > "Subscription Offer" tab > "Lookup My Licenses".
  3. Authenticate with your 3DEXPERIENCE ID when prompted. You will be redirected back to the Certification Center.

  4. Click "OK" on the confirmation message and pick the certification exams you would like to redeem and then click "Create Exam Vouchers".

Please note that a single standalone serial number can only be registered to one single SOLIDWORKS ID. For Network License Customers, users will still need to have individual SOLIDWORKS IDs in order to obtain the free vouchers. 

Vouchers are issued with a lifespan of 180 days from date of issuance. They can be used once regardless if you pass or fail the exam. Vouchers cannot be transferred to other users inside or outside of your company. Any individual wishing to obtain a free voucher, will need to have a SOLIDWORKS ID connected to a valid serial number as explained above.

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