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General Recertification Information

To maintain the high standards of the JNCP certifications, and to ensure that the skills of those certified are kept current and relevant, Juniper Networks has implemented the following recertification requirements, which apply to all the certification tracks of the JNCP. Note: These requirements are subject to change.

To renew your certification, please follow the guidelines on the table below:

Certification Level Renew by Maintaining Certification Level Renew by Advancing Certification Level

JNCIA-Junos

Pass the current JNCIA-Junos exam

Pass the current JNCIS exam in the Service Provider Routing & Switching, Enterprise Routing & Switching or Junos Security track

JNCIA

Pass the current JNCIA exam in the same track

Pass the current JNCIS exam in the same track

JNCDA

Pass the current JNCDA exam

Pass any of the current JNCDS-xx exams

JNCIS

Pass the current JNCIS exam in the same track

Pass the current JNCIP exam in the same track

JNCDS

Pass the current JNCDS exam in the same track

N/A

JNCIP

Pass the current JNCIP exam in the same track or earn the JNCSP certification in the same track

Pass the current JNCIE Lab Exam in the same track

JNCSP

Pass the current JNCSP exam in the same track or the current JNCIP exam in the same track

Pass the current JNCIE Lab Exam in the same track

JNCIE

Pass the current JNCIP exam in the same certification track

N/A


Recertification Notes:

  • Passing an exam at a higher level renews all lower-level certifications on the same track for three years from the date of passing the higher-level exam. For example, passing the JNCIP-SP exam will renew the JNCIS-SP and JNCIA-Junos certifications for three years from the date of passing the JNCIP-SP exam.
  • Program participants can view their certification status using CertManager and will periodically be notified via email regarding changes in their status. It is the responsibility of certification holders to keep their certifications and contact information up to date.

All JNCP certifications are Active for a period of three years. Certifications that are not renewed during the three year Active period will Expire.The JNCP certification status categories, timeframes and eligibilities are as follows:

Status Timeframe Eligibilities

Active

Three Years

  • Eligible for all benefits
  • Qualify under the Partner certification compliance requirements
  • Can be recertified from current level
  • Can be used to fulfill prerequisite requirements
  • Can be used to qualify for lab exams on the same track

Expired

At the end of the Active period

  • Cannot be recertified from current level
  • Candidates with an expired certification must start over at the beginning of the track and re-earn each certification in that track
  • Not eligible for benefits
  • Do not qualify under the Partner certification compliance requirements
  • Cannot be used to fulfill any prerequisite requirements
  • Cannot be used to qualify for JNCP Lab Exams on the same track

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