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CCNP SWITCH, ROUTE, and TSHOOT are all separate exams correct, and you are considered CCNP certified only after completing all 3?

How does renewal work for CCNPs?   You only have to retake one of the three?

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Natty Greg

8/22/2022 - Mon
Don Johnston

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Natty Greg

You just have to upgrade, so by the time you pass your exam and got real world experience, IT world would have changed 500 times just exaggerating here, but you get the gist. You only have learning the new stuff or upgrade your course to one of the above mention course.
Don Johnston

You just have to upgrade,

No, you don't.  

You can take any of the exams that you passed when obtaining your CCNP.  There is no requirement to "upgrade" anything.
Natty Greg

I do not know which country you're in, but where I am those certificate expires after 3 years and you either upgrade or do one of the course mention above, sometimes you have to weight the answers you get, for instance who have the license in the industry, I hold both license so from where I am. I am telling you how it works here.
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Don Johnston

I do not know which country you're in
USA. Not sure why you think that's relevant.  Cisco certification requirements do not vary by country.

but where I am those certificate expires after 3 years and you either upgrade or do one of the course mention above
Yes. There is not debate that the cert expires after 3 years.  "Upgrading" is not required.  And taking a course has no bearing on recertification.

I hold both license so from where I am.
License? What does that have to do with CCNP certification?

Here's what Cisco has to say on recertification:

Cisco Professional-level certifications (CCDP, CCNP Cloud, CCNP Collaboration, CCNP Data Center, CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNP Security, CCNP Service Provider, and CCNP Wireless) are valid for three years.

To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

    Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-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
Natty Greg

You win, embellish in it. call it what you will upgrade, rectification doing one of the following exam. It's all the same to me