The following level of experience or equivalent knowledge is recommended:
The CCNP Collaboration certification is valid for three years. To recertify, pass one of the following before the certification expiration date:
- Any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam
- Any current CCIE Written Exam
- The current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam
- The Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.
Visit Cisco's site for additional recertification information.