People who want to take part in the CCIE certification exam will wonder whether there are restrictions on applying for CCIE certification, such as candidates’ education background, age, whether they have passed CCNP certification, etc.

So what are the conditions for applying for CCIE certification?

First of all, as a manufacturer certification, CCIE certification has no requirements for candidates’ education background. As long as you want to apply for the certification, you can go for that no matter you are a professional or not. At the same time, you don’t need to pass the lower level CCNA or CCNP certification of Cisco certification system first. However, even so, you still need to master knowledge of CCNA certification and related directions of CCNP certification. If you want to apply for CCIE certification, it is recommended to learn and master the relevant knowledge of CCNA, CCNP and CCIE before registering for the exam, so that it will be more possible for you to obtain CCIE certificate.

Of course, we know that CCIE certification exam includes two parts: the written exam and the lab exam. There are no restrictions on signing up for the written exam, but you need to pass the written exam before you can participate in the lab exam. And Cisco certification exam is in English. In the process of learning CCIE related knowledge, it is necessary to master some English words that are required for the exam.

Age limit for applying for CCIE certification[– Read More –]:

CCIE certification has not requirements for candidates’ education background. And it doesn’t require candidates to pass lower level Cisco certification. But there are age limit for applying for the certification. According to the information on the official website, the age limit for Cisco certification is as follows:

Children under the age of 13 may not be able to take the exam or obtain the certificate even with the consent of their parents;

Cisco global certification program allows minors to take all written (Electronic) exams and lab exam;

Minors here refer to individuals between the ages of 13 and 17. With the consent of their parents or legal guardians, they can take part in the exam. And if they pass the exam, they can obtain the certificate;

Wall reserves the right to impose additional restrictions to comply with local data protection laws. If candidates want to include exam results in their certified qualification, Cisco certification confidentiality agreement must be signed by the minor’s parent or legal guardian and sent to Cisco by email.

Individuals who have reached the age of 18 are eligible for certification.