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Create a professional certificate for free with Venngage's online certificate maker.

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Design an amazing certificate that anyone would be happy to receive in just a few clicks with Venngage, the online certificate maker.

Create professional certificates recipients can be proud of

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to give someone a certificate: to award a student for their academic achievements, to acknowledge an employee who demonstrated company values, to congratulate participants in a charity event, and a whole lot more.

By creating your own certificate, you can customize the design to fit each occasion, incorporate your branding, and reuse custom templates for different occasions. Showcase your brand's creativity and values with a beautiful certificate design.

Venngage makes it easy to design a professional certificate in moments. Pick one of our certificate templates and customize it as much or as little as you want.

Design your own certificate in 5 steps:

  1. Sign up for Venngage for free.
  2. Pick a certificate template that fits the occasion.
  3. Customize the text and colors of your certificate.
  4. Change the background design, add icons, and adjust the text placement as you see fit.
  5. Download your certificate and give it to its deserving recipient!

How to create a professional certificate:

Pick a background design with wow factor

Give your certificate a creative twist with an eye-catching background design. Pick bold colors, thematic visuals, and impactful patterns.

Use a big decorative font for the headers

Give your recipient the recognition they deserve. Pick a bold font for the recipient's name and the title of the award.

Add small visuals like icons and illustrations

Embellish your certificate design with icons and small illustrations that reflect the theme of the occasion.

Incorporate your branding into your certificate design

If your certificate is being awarded on behalf of your company, school or organization, don't forget to brand your certificate! Upload your logo and use your brand color scheme and fonts.

Design a certificate in a pinch

Pressed for time before you need to deliver an award? No problem. Our certificate templates are ready to go - all you have to do is plug in your own text.

All of our templates can be customized as much or as little as you want. Keep the certificate as is, or customize the design by changing the font, swapping out the background, and tweaking the color scheme.

Cut out the painstaking design process and create a beautiful certificate in minutes with Venngage.

Pick the right certificate template for your occasion

Find certificate templates for academic achievement, employee appreciation, award winning, and more. Pick a template that speaks to the theme and mood of the occasion. Is this an exciting award for a student? A respectful acknowledgement of achievement for a veteran employee? A playful inside joke award for a company party?

Venngage's professional certificates templates are perfect for both corporate and school events. Just browse through the options, pick a template and go!

Find a font that speaks to you

A decorative font is the perfect way to grab the attention of readers. Help the recipient of the certificate feel special by writing their name in a bold, celebratory font.

Depending on the purpose of your certificate, find fonts that are quirky and playful, cool and business-appropriate, and something in between.

Browse through Venngage's font library to find the right font to fit your event, brand, or individual recipient. Pick from a wide selection of sleek, modern fonts, decorative script fonts, dramatic gothic fonts, and more.

Embellish your certificate with icons and images

Add that finishing touch to your certificate design by including a carefully chosen icon. Search our library of over 40,000 icons for the perfect visual to top off your design. Pick an icon that fits your style - from flat to cartoon-like.

Pick a background design from our image library or upload your own background image. Your image will automatically be saved in your library so you can use it again later.

Download your certificate in print quality

Export your certificate as a high quality PNG or PDF. Our certificate templates are formatted for standard A1-A5 papers, making the design-to-print process seamless.


How do I sign up for Venngage?

You can sign up with your email, Facebook or Gmail account.

Can I make copies of my certificate?

Yes, you can create copies of any of your designs. When you edit a copy, it will not make any changes to the original certificate.

Can I share or print out my certificate?

Yes! You can share your certificate online or on social media directly from Venngage with a few clicks, or download your certificate as PNG or PDF.

Find more certificate templates in our template library!