Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 certification program retirement

As we enter the concluding phases of the release of Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 365 Apps in all localizations, we would like to inform you that the MOS 2013 certification exams will be fully retired on June 30th, 2024. This retirement includes all remaining certification exams and languages.

Please note that the retirement of the English exam versions of the MOS 2013 occurred on July 13, 2023, while the Japanese exam versions retired on March 31, 2023.

As technology and productivity landscape continues to evolve, so does the Microsoft Office Specialist certification program. The retirement aligns with our proactive approach to staying at the forefront of industry trends and ensures that candidates remain equipped with the latest skills and knowledge needed for the workplace.

We encourage you to explore the exciting opportunities provided by our latest certifications, Microsoft Office Specialist 365 Apps. For those interested in the planned release timeframes for each MOS 365 Apps exam in different languages, please refer to our Exam Releases page.

For more information on the Microsoft Office Specialist program or our Microsoft certification offerings, please visit our website.