The Certifications and Specializations are evolving to offer you more opportunities through our Channel Partner Program. Learn More
New Certification No-Retest Rule
You are no longer required to retest on pre-existing exam content to recertify. (PDF - 231 KB)Read the Q&A
Channel Partner Program Certifications reflect the breadth of your skills across certain technologies. Our Certifications now focus on hybrid IT and business transformation in order to help you increase profitability. Review the Certifications and find the right fit for your business.
If you sell to small and midsized business customers, Select Certification may be for you. It recognizes and rewards your achievement of the Small and Midsized Business or Express Security Specializations. You may also become Select with any of the Architecture Specializations.
You have achieved Express Foundation, Express Collaboration, or any one of the Cisco Architecture Specializations. Get rewarded for your technical competency by becoming a Premier Certified partner.
Silver Certification (retires April 1, 2016)
You provide broad expertise across enterprise networks, collaboration, data center, and IP Next-Generation Network. As a Gold partner, you demonstrate a measurably high level of customer satisfaction. And, you provide Cisco Lifecycle Services to your customers.
You are an expert in selling, deploying, and supporting Cisco solutions across multiple countries within a given Cisco geographical region. You have achieved the required number of Premier and Gold Certifications for your region. And you have a multinational resale agreement.
You have the expertise and resources to plan, design, implement, and operate Cisco networking solutions across the globe. You must have a global resale agreement to qualify. And you must satisfy certification requirements across three continental regions.
Apply for or renew your certifications with the Certification and Specialization Application (CSApp) tool.