The SOFEI Group, Inc. is an authorized testing center for Microsoft and IC³, and exams are currently administered by a Test Proctor online and at our training location in Alexandria, VA.  Our proctoring fee (i.e., fee to administer an exam) is $50 and voucher fees are contingent on exam type. For example:


  •  IC³ Exam Voucher - $85 (i.e., $35 for exam voucher & $50 for exam)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Voucher - $146 (i.e., $96 voucher & $50 for exam)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Voucher with Retake - $165 (i.e., $115 voucher & $50 for exam)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate Exam Voucher - $100.75 (i.e., $50.75 voucher & $50 for exam)

Microsoft Technology Associate - Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a great entry point for individuals seeking a career in Information Technology (IT) - IT infrastructure, database design, or software development using Microsoft technologies. And, an MTA can validate this core knowledge after passing an exam in just one MTA Certification Track.

Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Training - Passing one or more certification exams in Microsoft Office can validate a your proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Access® or Outlook®) and demonstrate your ability to meet globally recognized performance standards on the latest Microsoft Office .   Learn more about our online version here.

Microsoft Office 365 Certification - Businesses have moved their back-office support to the cloud, and MOS certification candidates have an option to distinguish themselves with in-demand skills for employers that use Office 365 (i.e., web-based version of Microsoft Office).  Click here to learn more.

Internet and Core Computing (IC³) Certification - Gives students and job-seekers a competitive advantage with entry-level skills needed to excel in academic and business environments that require proficient use of computers and the Internet. IC³ consists of three separate exams: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online.