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Cisco CCNP Service Provider

The CCNP Service Provider certification validates the knowledge and skills network professionals are required to have in order 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

In order to achieve CCNP Service Provider certification candidates must take the courses below and successfully pass the associated exams.

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

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Cisco professional level certifications 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
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.
Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level

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