The CCNP Service Provider certification validates the knowledge and skills network professionals are required to have to deliver a scalable carrier-grade infrastructure, capable of rapid expansion – to support ongoing introduction of new managed services and other customer requirements.

This certification is for service provider network engineers, systems engineers, and network specialists.

Certification details

A valid Cisco CCNA Service Provider Operations or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite for this certification.

To achieve CCNP Service Provider certification, you must take the courses below and successfully pass the associated exams:

Recertification policy

Cisco professional level certifications (CCNP, CCNP Wireless, CCDP, CCSP, CCNP Voice, and CCIP) are valid for three years. To recertify, pass one of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional level exam or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam or CCDE Practical Exam or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview and the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications

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