The following level of experience or equivalent knowledge is recommended:
Cisco Professional-level certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before your certification expiration date:
- Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-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
Visit Cisco's site for additional recertification information.