Authorized Service Center FAQ

What is the CompTIA Authorized Service Center (ASC)?

CompTIA ASC offers marketing materials and recognition of businesses that employ CompTIA certified technicians in at least 50% of its total technical staff.

What types of certifications are eligible?

Any CompTIA certification qualifies for ASC.

Does being a CompTIA ASC matter to my customers?

The CompTIA ASC designations establish a level of comfort with customers. It shows that your staff has met the requirements to obtain CompTIA certifications, recognized and trusted industry credentials. Designation demonstrates that you and your employees take pride in your work, and are interested in advancing the skill level and quality of business operations.

What benefits are available in the CompTIA ASC Program?

As a CompTIA ASC, you'll gain access to benefits designed to promote the fact that you employ certified technicians.

  • Validation of Technical Skills
  • Listing in the CompTIA ASC online, searchable database
  • CompTIA ASC Logo you may include on any marketing materials

What is the cost to participate in the ASC Program?

If you are a Premier Member of CompTIA, you can add the ASC program to your annual dues for $95/year.

If you would prefer to participate as a non-Member, the annual program fees are $445.

How can I enroll into the CompTIA ASC Program?

Before being accepted in the CompTIA ASC program, participants are required to submit a list of its technicians to CompTIA for confirmation. CompTIA then uses its database to verify the technicians' names and CompTIA CareerID numbers (a confidential unique identification number that links technicians to certifications earned). To start the enrollment process, please start the ASC application here.