The CompTIA Certified Document Imaging Architect+ (CDIA+) certification allows IT professionals to validate their knowledge in document imaging and document management. The certification ensures IT professionals utilize best practices for planning, designing, implementing and maintaining a document imaging infrastructure.

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The CompTIA CDIA+ certification retires December 1, 2017. CompTIA will not renew or replace this certification exam. Anyone studying for the CDIA+ certification exam is encouraged to complete their studies and seek certification prior to December 1, 2017.

Vouchers already purchased for either exam will be valid through the retirement date as noted above. Exam vouchers not used by the retirement date will expire and become void.

Although these exams will be retired, anyone who has received their certification will remain CompTIA certified, good for life.


Professionals who are serious about a career in the printing and imaging industry will appreciate CompTIA CDIA+’s emphasis on the entire lifecycle, from planning to design to system management. In the business world, CDIA+ is considered a much-needed boost for those already established in their careers.

CompTIA certification holders enjoy industry recognition
CompTIA certifications set the standard in many corners of the printing and digital imaging industry. In some cases, certifications aren’t just preferred – they’re required.

CompTIA certifications are vendor-neutral
CDIA+ professionals are trained to work with a variety of hardware; making it possible to go anywhere with IT

The CompTIA name is globally known
As the world gets smaller, the role of certification holders get bigger. CDIA+ will travel as far as your business takes you.

Jobs that use CompTIA CDIA+

ECM Administrator

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Electronic ​Records ​Manager

Managed ​Services ​Manager

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Exam Details

Exam Codes CD0-001
Exam Description CompTIA CDIA+ covers technologies and best practices used to plan, design, and specify a digital imaging and content management system.
Number of Questions 100 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice
Length of Test 90 minutes with a potential 30-minute extension for non-native English speakers
Passing Score ​700 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience 24 months of on-the-job experience
Languages English, Japanese
Price $​320.00 USD (See all pricing)
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The CompTIA CDIA+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

For certifications that are part of the CompTIA Continuing Education program and that can be renewed, please go to our Continuing Education page.

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