CompTIA Cloud+ shows you have the expertise needed for data center jobs.

CompTIA Cloud+ is a global certification that validates the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.

CompTIA Cloud+ is the only performance-based IT certification that views cloud-based infrastructure services in the context of broader IT systems operations regardless of the platform. Migrating to the cloud presents opportunities to deploy, optimize, and protect mission critical applications and data storage. CompTIA Cloud+ validates the technical skills needed to secure these valuable assets.

The reality of operating multicloud environments poses new challenges. CompTIA Cloud+ is ideal for cloud engineers who need to have expertise across multiple products and systems.

CompTIA Cloud+ is the only cloud focused certification approved for DoD 8570.01-M, offering an infrastructure option for individuals who need to certify in IAM Level I, CSSP Analyst and CSSP Infrastructure Support roles.

CompTIA Cloud+ now features flexible training options including self-paced learning, live online training, custom training and labs to advance the career development of IT professionals in server administration.

The new CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-003 is now available. CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-002 (English language version) retired January 7, 2022. CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-002 (Japanese) will retire June 8, 2022.

What Skills Will You Learn?

Analyze the different cloud models to design the best solution to support business requirements.

Manage and maintain servers, including OS configurations, access control and virtualization.

Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.

Maintain and optimize cloud environments, including proper automation and orchestration procedures, backup and restore operations, and disaster recovery tasks.

Troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations.

Exam Details

exam code
Launch Date
June 9, 2021
February 9, 2018
Exam Description
CompTIA Cloud+ is validates the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.
CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002) reflects an emphasis on incorporating and managing cloud technologies as part of broader systems operations. It assumes a candidate will weave together solutions that meet specific business needs and work in a variety of different industries. It includes new technologies to support the changing cloud market as more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission critical systems, now that hybrid and multi-cloud have become the norm.
Number of Questions
90 questions
Maximum of 90 questions per exam
Type of Questions
Multiple choice and performance-based
Performance-based and multiple-choice questions.
Length of Test
90 Minutes per exam
90 Minutes per exam
Passing Score
750 (on a scale of 100-900)
750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience
CompTIA Network+ and Server+ and 2-3 years of experience in systems administration or networking.
2-3 years in system administration
English, Japanese
Usually three years after launch
January 7, 2022 (English language version); June 8, 2022 (Japanese)
Testing Provider
Pearson VUE- Testing Centers & Online Testing
Pearson VUE- Testing Centers & Online Testing
$348 USD per exam
$348 USD per exam

CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-003: What’s in this version?

The new CompTIA Cloud+ covers in greater depth the skills and abilities needed to operate in the cloud, validating that candidates have the technical experience needed to deploy, secure, and automate environments regardless of the vendor solution.

  1. New updates to the CompTIA Cloud+ exam domains:
  2. High availability is now its own objective and is highlighted as an important factor for disaster recovery and security measures.
  3. Automation & virtualization content including approaches such as continuous integration and continuous deployment ensure candidates have the skills to optimize the cloud to meet business needs.
  4. Cloud architecture has been added as a domain, highlighting the importance of understanding the foundational technologies and concepts that comprise the cloud.


Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.

Get the most out of your certification

Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies and remain a sought-after IT and storage expert.

The CompTIA Continuing Education program

Your CompTIA Cloud+ certification is good for three years from the date of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification.

It’s easy to renew

You can participate in a number of activities and training programs — including higher certifications — to renew your CompTIA Cloud+ certification. Collect at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years, upload them to your certification account, and Cloud+ will automatically renew.

Cloud+ can be renewed.


CEUs needed for renewal