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    About Registering for Exams h3. Register for Exams The CCDE Practical exam is only available at Pearson Professional Testing Centers. h3. About the Beta Practical Cisco is now registering beta candidates for the CCDE Practical Exam. Cisco has finished development of the second exam needed to attain the CCDE certification, the practical exam, and is now soliciting candidates for the beta delivery. During this beta period the process to register is as follows: REGISTER NOW for the BETA Practical Exam - this is a limited time offer
    Location:\ Pearson Professional Testing Center (Chicago, Illinois USA) Date:\ Wednesday, October 1, 2008 Cost:\ $980USD for the Beta (after the beta the exam will be$1,400) Prerequisite:\ Candidate must have a passed the CCDE qualification exam to register
    Start the registration process now by sending an email with your contact information to us at: ccdebeta@cisco.com Gather personal information prior to exam registration * Legal name (from government issued ID) * Cisco Certification ID (i.e. CSCO00000001) or Test ID number * Company name * Valid email address * Method of payment * If you have ever taken a Cisco exam before please locate your Cisco Certification ID (i.e. CSCO00000001) before continuing with your registration to avoid duplicate records and delays in receiving proper credit for your exams. * A valid email is required during exam registration. Cisco requires a valid email to send email reminders when a candidate's certification is about to expire, confirm the mailing address before shipping out the certificate and to inform candidates if their certificate was returned due to an incorrect address. h3. Pearson VUE (please note other rules may apply to Pearson Professional Testing Centers) * In U.S. and Canada visit
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    or call Pearson VUE at 1-877-404-EXAM to register for an exam. * Outside U.S. and Canada, check
    for more information. * In the U.S. and Canada, exams may be scheduled up to six weeks in advance, and as late as the same day. * Candidates must wait five (5) calendar days from the end of their first attempt before retaking the same exam. Refund policies vary by authorized test delivery partner. h3. Related Information * Read
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    and procedures. * Check
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    for more information about specific exams, including recertification exams. * Review certification pages to learn about courses and materials available to prepare for exams. * Qualification Exam Expiration (for CCDE candidates) Candidates must make an initial attempt of the CCDE Practical exam within 18 months of passing the CCDE Qualification exam. Valid passing scores on Qualification exams expire after 18 months. h1. What Do Exams Cost? Computer-based certification exam prices range from $80 to $325 US dollars or equivalent worldwide *
    exams are $125 USD *
    single exam is $250 USD and * Composite exam is $300 USD (professional level
    ) * CCIE and CCDE written exams are $350 USD. Payment is made directly to the authorized test delivery partner Pearson VUE * CCDE practical exams are $1,400 USD * CCIE lab exams are $1,400 USD. Payment is made online via credit card or wire transfer Refund policies vary by testing delivery partner. h3. Retaking Exams * Candidates may only take a beta exam once. * Candidates who fail an exam must wait a period of five (5) calendar days, beginning the day after the failed attempt, before they may retest for the same exam. Once passed, a candidate must wait a minimum of 180 days before taking the same exam with an identical exam number. * Candidates who violate these policies are violating the agreement. Such conduct is strictly prohibited as described in the Cisco Candidate Conduct Policy.