To purchase the Certified Beer Server exam:

  1. Create an account if you don’t have one already (

  2. Login to your account

  3. If your employer has provided you with a coupon code click here for redemption instructions, otherwise proceed to the next step.

  4. Purchase the Certified Beer Server exam at this link:

To access the Certified Beer Server exam once you have purchased it:

  1. If you have not already done so, login to your account

  2. Click “My Account” in the upper righthand corner. Look under “Your Stuff” and find the required “Cicerone Program Knowledge Pre-Test.” You must complete this before you take the actual exam.

    • Note: the pre-test is only available once you've purchased the exam.

  3. Once you pass the pre-test, a link to the Certified Beer Server exam will appear on your 'My Account' page. 

  4. Look for the 'Take Exam' button along right-hand side of the 'My Account' page.

    • Link to the Certified Beer Server exam only appears once the knowledge pre-test has been passed with a score of 100% (see step #2).

NOTE: If you don't pass the CBS exam on your first attempt, you will automatically have a second chance to pass the exam. You can use your second attempt at any time. If you don't pass on your second attempt, you have the option of purchasing the exam again. Each time you purchase the exam, you receive a second attempt if you don't pass on the first attempt. In each instance the link to access the exam will be found in the “Your Stuff” section of the “My Account” page. Contact with any additional questions.