BIAN Banking Architecture Foundation Certification

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The BIAN Banking Architecture Foundation Certification will be allocated by passing the exam. This is the official BIAN Foundation level certification by the Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) and is carried out and certified by Van Haren Learning Solutions.

The BIAN certification is intended for enterprise, solution, business and or information architects. Additionally, consultants and advisors in the banking- and financial services industry. The BIAN Certification Exam will test the delegates on their knowledge about the BIAN standard. This is the common framework for banking interoperability issues.

By successfully passing the BIAN Foundation exam delegates will achieve the
BIAN Banking Architecture Foundation Certificate which ensures that they have been audited and have successfully mastered the required BIAN Foundation level.

Being certified in The BIAN Foundation level acknowledges that a certified professional has mastered the BIAN Standard and is aware that financial institutions can be modelled in a standard way, which enables maximum interoperability and re-use and minimum IT integration cost. A BIAN Foundation certified person is able to recognize and apply this to other financial services providers. 

This includes their ability to describe and recognize certain knowledge about BIAN such as: the benefits BIAN provides to financial services providers, the BIAN design principles and artefacts, the abilities to reduce integration cost and maximize interoperability.

The BIAN certification exam is intended for professionals in the financial services industry such as: enterprise- and solution architects, consultants, that all operate in the financial services industry.

Key Benefits
• This certification qualifies professionals and demonstrates their knowledge of BIAN
• It is necessary for professionals to have this basic knowledge in order to model a bank to the BIAN standard
• It qualifies professionals in the financial services industry to demonstrate that they
• have the proper understanding of the standards in architecture required for financial organizations.


Exam specifications:

The number of questions:


Duration(minute) of exam:

60 min.

Pass Mark – X% (X marks):


Open/Closed book:




Paper-based & online availability:

online availability




Where can I find the syllabus?


Can I find an online demo exam?


Is there training material available?

BIAN Banking Architecture Courseware

Where can I find a trainer?

Via our Accredited Education Partners

What are the relevant certifications levels?

This currently is the main certification

Which languages are available and where can I find these? 

Currently, English only

Can I find a repository-certified professional?

Yes, here for those that like to be included.

Where can I find additional FAQ?

Via the Practitioner Community

Where can I find more information about the exam in general and related manners?

Exam instruction via

More Information
Language English
Domains Enterprise Architecture
Standards BIAN
Product Type Exams
Publish Date Jan 1, 2023
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