Clearer Test
Prerequiste for the registration as "Qualified Clearing Staff (QCS)" for a Clearing Member are the evidence of the passed Clearer Test Basic Module.

Please note that the Clearer and Back Office Test are only provided online at your premises (by supervision of a nominated compliance officer). In case of justified exemptions it is possible to arrange an individual test date at one of our exams locations.

The Clearer Test is carried out using a computer program, which randomly selects 60 questions from a question pool of 180 questions. Participants have 60 minutes to complete the test. A minimum of 75% must be obtained to pass the test. the exam fee is 200 Euro (180 GBP).


  • Clearing Conditions
  • Delivery Management
  • Collateral Management
  • Risk Management
  • Default Management

The Questionnaire for the Clearer Test is free of charge and can be downloaded here.

Unit III "Core Clearing Knowledge" of the Certified Clearing Specialist programme also serves as preparation course.

Please make sure to bring your ID card or passport with you!

Registration as QCS:
Please note, that the registration as Qualified Clearing Staff (QCS) does not take place automatically after the exam has been passed. Instead, the admission must be applied for by sending an email to person.admission@deutsche-boerse.com.

  Type: Seminar

Target Group:
Clearing member who want to register a Qualified Clearing Staff QCS