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I have completed my Platform developer 1 exams (Last year)and now I need to complete my maintenance exam by paying 100$ and my question is

what If I take Platform developer 2 exams do I still need to pay 100$ for PD1 maintenance exam or will it be Free

what If I didn't take PD1 maintenance will my PD2 certification also expires or PD1 alone?

what Will happen?

  • If it follows the same mechanics as the ADM201, not refreshing PD1 would make PD2 expire – Answers_Seeker Feb 9 '18 at 12:58
  • okay got it but should I need to pay for PD1 maintenance or will it be free ?? – SFDC Feb 9 '18 at 13:02
  • Do you pay 100$ yearly for the ADM201 refresh ? Yes. Is ADM201 required for other certifications for which you have to pay ? By analogy, it would be a yes for PD1 and PD2. – Answers_Seeker Feb 9 '18 at 13:16
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1.You don't have to pay anything for maintenance of certification(unless it is expired).

2.You can take Platform Developer II exam if your Platform Developer I certification is not expired and you have completed all the prerequisites.

3.If your Platform Developer I certification expires and you also hold the Platform Developer II certification, the Platform Developer II certification will be placed in a suspended state. You will then have one release cycle from the expiration date to re-certify as a Platform Developer I, at which point the suspended Platform Developer II certification will be reinstated.

For more information about certification expiration read this: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/help?article=Information-about-Certification-Expiration

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