The online exam for Certified Formalities Officer will be held on
Tuesday afternoon 28 May 2024 from 14.00 – 17.00 hours.

Like previous years, we will use WISEflow for the online exam.

Please note that all exam candidates will receive information about the program WISEflow and how to access it, including information on possible IT issues that need to be solved prior to the exam (e.g. download of certain software that may require approval from your organization).

From Monday 6 May 2024 (09.00) to Monday 27 May 2023 (00:00), all candidates will have the opportunity to access and test the program, to do a short mock exam and get familiarized with the program.

If you would like to participate in this year’s exam, you can register yourself at the Secretariat of the Platform via

You can register for the exam until 26 April 2024.

Please send us the following details:

  • full name (i.e. the name you would like to have listed on the certificate)
  • your contact details (telephone number and the address where you would like to receive the certificate in case you are unable to attend the graduation ceremony)
  • Member / Non-member
    E-mail address (which will be used for communication and your WiseFLOW account)
    We recommend using the same email address for all WISEflow related activities such as training (e.g. provided by DeltaPatents), the mock examination and the actual examination. 

After we have received this information, you will receive a confirmation that you are registered for the exam. Please note that your registration is final once the exam fee has been duly paid.


The exam fee is € 100,- for members and € 200,- for non-members. The exam fee needs to be paid before 20 May 2024.

Back account details Platform Formalities Officers:
IBAN: NL18ABNA0573236771

Please state your name and EXAM 2024

You will not receive an invoice.
For your employer: The Platform is not liable to VAT.

All registered candidates will receive an email with additional information regarding the exam, shortly after 26 April 2024.

The graduation ceremony for all candidates that have passed the exam will be held on Tuesday 10 September 2024 in the afternoon.

The Board of the Platform and the Examination Committee will strictly follow the rules regarding registration and payment.
If you are not registered and/or if we have not received your payment on the day of the exam, we can refuse you to participate in the exam.




Certified training for Formalities Officers is one of the most important pillars of the Platform. 

The realisation of this training programme has been an intensive process. In a relatively short period of time since the foundation of the Platform, a certified training program for Formalities Officers has been accomplished covering all important aspects of the IP profession. 

The training programme has been designed by and is organized by DeltaPatents B.V. under the umbrella of the European Intellectual Property Education Foundation (EIPEF). The training courses are taught by instructors having many years of experience in the profession. 

For more information about the training programme, such as brochures on the various modules, visit For further questions, contact DeltaPatents B.V. via e-mail ( or telephone: 040-7876030.

Members of the Platform get a 10% discount on the training fees.