The FISD FIA and FISD DLS have moved online! Earn your certification at home. Totally convenient: no webcam or advanced scheduling required. Test center exams may be arranged on request, depending on availability in your area.

COVID-19 information: Some testing centers are closed. Review a list of test center closures here. Contact your testing center via the phone number listed in your registration for questions about their operating hours and policies. If you'd prefer to take your exam at home, contact Hope Wilkes for help moving your registration.  

Recognized third-party trainers can customize a course for your needs. Well-versed in data licensing issues? Your chosen trainer can help you brush up on the finer details. Need to learn the topic from scratch? Share that with your trainer so they can program a comprehensive course for you. All trainers are independent of FISD.

Private Classroom Courses Only


Consulting firm based in the Netherlands offering a customizable course designed to teach candidates the essential knowledge for the FISD Data Licensing Exam.

Fee: dependent on trainer’s travel requirements, number of students
Contact: John Lathouwers   

Public Courses Only

Waters Technology

Waters Technology has introduced the first public training course for the FISD Data Licensing Exam. Over two days instructors will guide students through the material in the official syllabus and provide information about registering for the exam.

Contact: Helen McGuire

Both Public and Private Courses

KSS TrainingKSS Training

Based in the UK and serving North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, the trainers affiliated with KSS offer public and private courses that teach to the FISD Data Licensing Exam syllabus. Course length can be adjusted based on your needs.

Contact: John Best

Training Discounts for DLS Exam

FISD Data Licensing Specialist Exam purchased in conjunction with a recognized training course – Introductory Special


All trainers are independent of FISD. After buying your training or training product, your trainer will provide a discount code to register for the FISD Data Licensing Specialist.

 FISD Data Licensing Specialist Exams purchased in conjunction with a recognized training course

  • Between 15 and 29 exams –
    Introductory Special / $300 each
  • Between 30 and 50 exams –
    Introductory Special / $275 each
  • 51+ – Introductory Special / $250 each