ArchiMate® 2 Tool Certification

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How to Apply for ArchiMate 2 Tool Certification

Please note that the ArchiMate 3 Tool certification program is currently under development and expected to be available in 4Q2016. Tools suppliers with ArchiMate 2 certified tools will be able to have their tools certified against the ArchIMate 3.0 requirements once the new program is available. For the moment ArchiMate 2 Tool certification remains the current version.

Read the Architecture Tool Certification Policy, ArchiMate 2 Tools Conformance Requirements , the ArchiMate 2 Tool Certification fee schedule, and the combined Certification Agreement and  Trademark License Agreement (TMLA).   These documents are all available using the links below.

A prerequisite for Tool Certification is that your organization must have an ArchiMate 2 Commercial License.

  • Download, print, sign and return the Certification Agreement and the TMLA.
  • Contact The Open Group ArchiMate Certification Authority to confirm your organization in the program
  • You need to prepare a  Conformance Statement Questionnaire (CSQ) for each Tool you wish to have certified. The CSQ can be downloaded from the links below.
  • When you are done, pay the certification fees.
  • Next you must submit the CSQ.
  • The Certification Authority will then carry out an audit of the CSQ and you will be informed of the result.
  • Once certified the tool will be listed on the register.

ArchiMate 2 Tool Resources

 For enquiries please contact The Open Group ArchiMate Certification Authority by email at archimate-cert-auth(at)