CCIP

CCIP Retired

Retired October 29, 2012

Announcement

Beginning October 29, 2012, Cisco CCIP certification will be retired and Cisco will no longer issue new certifications. Individuals interested in pursuing a professional-level Cisco Security certification are encouraged to obtain the Cisco CCNP Service Provider certification. Learn more

If you currently have a valid CCIP certification or in the process of pursuing a CCIP certification and would like to instead pursue a CCNP Service Provider certification, visit the CCIP-CCNP Service Provider Tool. The CCIP Migration Tool will assist in identifying the exams you will need to pass to earn a CCNP Service Provider certification.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP) validates advanced knowledge and skills required to manage service provider infrastructures. With a CCIP certification, a network professional working in a service provider organization demonstrates competencies in infrastructure IP networking solutions. The CCIP curriculum includes IP routing, IP QoS, BGP, and MPLS.

Prerequisites

Any valid Cisco CCNA or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-902 ROUTE Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
642-642 QOS Implementing Cisco Quality of Service (QoS)
642-661 BGP
Last day to test
Jul 27, 2012
Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP)
642-611 MPLS
Last day to test
Jul 27, 2012
Implementing Cisco MPLS (MPLS)

OR

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-902 ROUTE Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
642-642 QOS Implementing Cisco Quality of Service (QoS)
642-691 BGP+MPLS
Last day to test
Jul 27, 2012
Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP)
Implementing Cisco MPLS (MPLS)

Recertification

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, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • 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 certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved. For more information, access the How to Recertify page.

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