November 10, 2022

64 Free Word Certificate Templates

How about if you found a bank of awesome free word certificate templates to use to design your own achievement certificates?

Actually, you already did.

There are many certificate template examples available online, but not all are attractive. Lucky you– here are the ones that you don’t have to do much with– you can easily download them on Certifier and adjust them to your own needs.

Are you in?

How do Certifier templates work?

If you're looking for free Word certificate templates, you've come to the right place. Here at Certifier, we have a wide selection of Microsoft Word templates to suit all your design needs.

#1 Look for templates with the MS Word icon

In Certifier, you have temples for Figma, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint available. The MS icon can be found next to the template.

#2 Choose the template set and size

You can easily select from a variety of template options as well as vertical and horizontal orientations. Whether you're creating award certificates for your employees or certificates of achievement for your staff, not only do they include everything you need to get started right away (including space for signatures and dates), but they also feature clean and professional designs that will help to elevate the look of your finished certificates. 🎨

#3 Download the template and open it in MS Word

Complete all the participant information and download ready-made designs. Send it or print it.

Easy peasy, right?

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Best free Word certificate templates

Simple and classic Word certificate templates

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If you're looking for something timeless and easy to use, this group of certificates is a perfect choice. It's both: simple and classic. With their understated design, these types of certificates give off a relaxed and friendly vibe that's perfect for framing as a keepsake.

Whether you're trying to recognize someone for their accomplishments or just want to show your appreciation in a tangible way, this certificate serves as the perfect canvas.

Details about this group of certificates: These templates come in 8 different options. They are available in many other color options: blue, red, brown, and green; both in portrait format (29.7 x 21cm) and landscape (21 x 29.7cm) orientations.

Fonts used: Libre Baskerville, Montecarlo, Poppins (all available in Google Font collection).

Formal and stylish Word certificate templates

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A formal and stylish editable certificate template for Microsoft Word is the perfect way to recognize a friend, colleague, or family member for their hard work and dedication. With its elegant design and professional layout, this group of templates exudes style and sophistication. The clean lines and beautiful typography give it a sophisticated look that is sure to impress anyone who sees it.

Its stunning appearance will help the recipient feel appreciated and valued, whether you're celebrating a professional achievement or congratulating them on an important milestone.

Details about this group of certificates: There are 8 options available for these templates. You can select colors: green, grey, navy blue, and green, both in portrait (29.7 x 21cm) and landscape (21 x 29.7cm) formats.

Font section: Alex Brush, DM Sans, Manrope (all available in Google Font collection).

Modern and eye-catching Word certificate templates

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A modern certificate template can do the trick. With its bold colors and sleek design, a Word document certificate template is sure to catch anyone's eye. And you can use it to showcase your students' achievements or simply display their hard work for all to see.

This outstanding design won't go unnoticed by parents – they proudly hang it on their fridge or share it on social media. It's an attention-grabbing certificate template that shows off your creativity.Group of modern Word certificate templates from Certifier library of free templates.

Details about this group of certificates: These templates come in 8 different options. They are available in different configurations, such as blue-red, blue-brown, and purple. Both sizes are available: portrait format (29.7 x 21cm) and landscape (21 x 29.7cm).

Fonts used: Kalam, Montserrat, Ubuntu (all available in Google Font collection).

💡Tip! You can also download Certifier templates in such file formats as the Certifier template (includes creating, editing, and sending certificates in bulk), Figma certificate template, Google Slides certificate template and Google Docs certificate template.

Professional Word certificate templates

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The minimalistic templates are the ones that everyone will love. These templates certainly belong to this group. The perfect choice for governmental events, funding recipients, or work achievements.

Featuring clean and minimalist design elements, this custom template is easy to edit and customize, with fully customizable text fields and unique font options that will help you create a certificate or diploma with just a few clicks.

Details about this group of certificates: Certifier offers these Word certificate templates in different color schemes, e.g., blue, purple, or elegant olive green. Pick a color that suits your business best. You can download these free certificate templates in either a portrait version (29.7 x 21cm) or a landscape (21 x 29.7cm) format. All in all, these templates come in 8 different options.

Fonts used: Inter, Marcellus (all available in Google Font collection).

Simple and traditional Word certificate templates

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Does traditional certificate design appeal to you more? No worries. There is no doubt that this free Word template will meet your requirements. This design provides a unique look within a classic frame.

This simple, no-frills certificate template is perfect for any occasion that calls for a proper award or recognition. If you are honoring someone's commitment to your organization or recognizing their years of service, this gift certificate will help you do so in an attractive and professional manner.

Details about this group of certificates: These templates come in 8 different options (you can select orientation). Available in green, red, purple, and orange. The free certificate template comes in either portrait (29.7 x 21cm) or landscape format (21 x 29.7cm).

Font section: Inter, Marcellus (all available in Google Font collection).

💡Tip! Your certificate will look more authentic if you add a brand logo and a specific font for the brand and edit other attributes and key details, such as the certificate title. However, adjusting branded certificates in Word can be quite challenging.

📚 You can speed up the process by checking out this article ➡️How To Make a Certificate in Word (And Why It's a Bad Idea)

Bright and modern Word certificate templates

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You can introduce yourself as a fast-paced company with this professional certificate template, which uses modern, attractive graphics. The gradient and smooth color transition make it dynamic and aesthetically pleasing, perfect for businesses that want to convey a sense of modernity and dynamism.

If you want to add a personal touch to your corporate certificate of completion, you can easily do so by adding your company logo or choosing from our wide selection of fonts. With its sophisticated design and striking graphics, your recipients will be wowed.

Details about this group of certificates: These templates come in 8 different options. Various certificate colors are available, including blue, green, purple, and orange. Depending on your preference, the free certificate template can be downloaded in either portrait or landscape format (29.7 x 21cm or 21 x 29.7cm).

Fonts used: Josefin Sans, Prompt (all available in Google Font collection).

Formal and elegant Word certificate templates

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This elegant award certificate template makes it easy to create a certificate that truly reflects your style and dedication. With its classic columns, tasteful typography, and clean certificate template design, it exudes the air of refinement that represents a truly great success.

This certificate type of template conveys timeless elegance and highlights the prestige of its contents. Let this certificate template honor someone for a job well done. Simply download it, edit it to fit your needs, and print it. It's that easy!

Details about this group of certificates: These templates come in 8 different options. Choose between burgundy, violet, blue, or dark elegant purple, depending on what best suits each individual's taste preference. You can download either a portrait version or a landscape-oriented certificate template (29.7 x 21cm or 21 x 29.7cm) completely for free.

Fonts used: EB Garamond Font Free by Georg Duffner, Ephesis Regular Font Free, Open Sans Font Free by Ascender Fonts (all available in Google Font collection).

Professional and classy Word certificate templates

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Classy and sophisticated, this Word company training certificate template is perfect for any formal or professional occasion. With its modern design and subtle sporty touches, this template is sure to make a lasting impression on its recipient.

This design works well with all different color schemes. Simply click "Get the template" to download this fully customizable certificate as a Word document.

Details about this group of certificates: Red, blue dark version, green, and brown. Which one do you choose? There are 8 different options for these templates. And, likewise all the certification templates, there are two formats 29.7 x 21cm and 21 x 29.7cm, to choose from.

Fonts used: Birthstone, Cinzel, Manrope (all available in Google Font collection).

And yet more to come!

The Certifier library of free templates is constantly updated, so make sure you stay on top of the latest updates.

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Sergey Butko

Tech entrepreneur. Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe. Digital Marketer.