USCSI® Certification Renewal Process/cybersecurity-certifications/maintain-your-certification

Certification Fitness Program (CFP)

It’s a fact that cyber threats and risks are evolving and are ever-changing, and so are the techniques as well as practices to curb the risks by increasing multiple security measures. At the United States Cybersecurity Institute (USCSI®), we understand the importance of up-skilling and re-skilling to meet the industry-relevant trends in the cybersecurity domain. The technology shift happens overnight and our certified professionals must stay on top of every change in the cybersecurity ecosystem. Therefore, you must get your certification renewed.

Our Certification Management Desk (CMD) has developed a unique and robust certification renewal framework under Certification Fitness Program (CFP) that expects every certification will be renewed or recertified.

Renewal of your credential is required to keep your certification alive and current. Your active certificate tells the world that you are up-to-date with your skills and can perform your work with the latest technology framework and strategic know-how. When you renew, you also show your fitness and commitment to the profession

USCSI® Certification Renewal Process

You are required to renew your USCSI® credential every three years to maintain an active certification. To renew your certificate, USCSI® can send you an email, or you can log in to the USCSI® myControlPanel dashboard. You can renew your certificate six months before the certification’s expiry by paying a nominal fee of US $249.

Please watch out for a ‘renewal tab’ six months before the expiry of the certificate/s on your myControlPanel dashboard. Once renewed, you will receive a remarkable personalized learning material, 'eRead Book-1' and 'eRead Book-2’ and world-class self-paced eLearning content to stay abreast with the technical know how.

USCSI® Certification Upgrade

You can also upgrade your current certification to a higher certification to acquire new and advanced skills, for potential career growth, projects, or any other reason that may resonate with your goals. Upgrading your certification is also a surefire way to work toward personal branding.

At USCSI®, we are very particular about certification upgrades and help our alumni to acquire newer skills through a rigorous and robust process. No candidate is allowed to upgrade directly to a higher level certificate program.

CCGP™ Certification Upgrade


The Certified Cybersecurity General Practitioner (CCGP™) certification is a basic certification program for every individual who is on internet. Therefore to upgrade this certification to a higher certification, i.e. Certified Cybersecurity Consultant (CCC™), must meet the eligibility criteria for the program. Please note, you cannot upgrade from CCGP™ to CSCS™ program directly and skip CCC™ certification.

If you choose to upgrade* from CCGP™ to CCC™ certification program after you meet the eligibility criteria, you will get the electronic version of CCC™ Study Book 1, Study Book 2, Study Book 3, and eLearning (the self-paced videos) after paying a minimum of US $349. You can schedule your assessment for the CCC ™ exam 25 days after the payment date to earn your prestigious certificate, which will be valid for three years upon earning the certification.

*After completion of 150 days from award of CCGP™ certification.

CCC™ Certification Upgrade

It is strongly recommended that any top Cybersecurity professionals showcase their knowledge and obtain the next certificate through the upgrade.

A CCC™ credential can be upgraded* to CSCS™, subject to fulfillment of the credential holder's eligibility criteria. You will get the electronic version of CSCS™ Study Book 1, Study Book 2, Study Book 3, and eLearning (the self-paced videos) after paying a nominal fee of US $349. You can schedule your assessment for the CSCS™ exam 25 days after the payment date to earn your prestigious certificate, which will be valid for three years upon earning the certification.

*After completion of 150 days of award of CCC™ certification.

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