What is the MOS World Championships?

The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship presented by Certiport, Inc. is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® (2016 or 2019). Top students are invited to represent their respective countries at the World Championship. In some countries or regions, students are required to participate in a National Championship, and the winners of that event continue on to the World Championship.

How do your students compete?

Get certified to compete!  For the MOS World Championship students take a Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint (2016 or 2019), and automatically entered into the MOS Championship. By taking an exam they will be entered into the MOS World Championship and could be chosen to represent Kenya!

Find out which Certiport authorized testing centres are participating here.

What’s the deadline to enter?


September 1 2019

First day to enter the 2020 MOS World Championships

April 30 2020

Deadline to enter the MOS Word, Excel or PowerPoint score into the 2020  MOS World Championship.

August 2-5 2020

MOS World Championship in Anaheim, California, USA

Looking to promote the Competition

Certiport wants educators to have the materials they need to promote the MOS World Championship in their classroom, school, college or country. For the MOS World Championship visit our Media page to request promotional items, view videos, and download your own posters, fliers, press releases, and other materials to get your students excited about the World Championship.