CCNP question

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Oct 13th, 2009

I passed the BCMSN back in april08. So do i need to complete all my tests by 2011, to be certed? thanks

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rob.huffman Wed, 10/14/2009 - 04:35

Hi Jeff,

You would have 3 years from passing the first CCNP exam to complete the remainder of the CCNP exams. If you passed the BCMSN in April x 2008, **all of the remaining CCNP exams would need to be completed by April x 2011 :)

Do certification exams expire?

* CCENT, Associate and Professional level 642 exams are valid for three years from the date the exam was passed. Specialist focused certification exams are valid for two years from the date the exam was passed.

* Placing expiration dates on exams ensures that candidates starting a multi-exam certification such as CCENT, CCNP, CCDP, CCVP, CCSP and CCIP, complete the program within a specified time-frame. By passing all of the required exams within the specified time period as noted above, candidates demonstrate that they are tested on current content. In situations where the period exceeds three years, candidates will need to re-take those exams that expire.

CCNA course certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass the ICND2 exam, or pass the current CCNA exam, or pass a CCNA Concentration exam (wireless, security, voice), or pass any 642 - XXX professional level or Cisco Specialist exam (excluding Sales Specialist exams), or pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam.

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/le3/le2/le0/le9/learning_certification_type_home.html

Hope this helps!

Rob

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