ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) was founded in November 2002 with its global headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.  It has become the world-wide leader in the certification of competencies in software testing having over 400,000 certificates issued to professionals who gained competency in testing.


ISTQB Kenya was co-opted as a member to the International Board of the ISTQB in year 2013. Africa now has 6 members in the board alongside South Africa, Egypt, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Morocco. Kenya has recently sent representatives to the ISTQB Conferences in Lisbon, San Francisco, Tel Aviv & Copenhagen.


The Kenya chapter operates from Nairobi city centre where it manages the examination and certification of ISTQB exams.