Certificate Summary

HCIE-R&S certification validates the knowledge and skills required to construct, optimize, and manage complex and large and medium-sized enterprise networks.


The HCIE-R&S curriculum includes, but is not limited to the following:

Interconnecting different networks and various routers and switches;

Resolving complex connection problems;

Using technical solutions to increase bandwidth, shorten the response time, improve performance to its maximum, enhance security, and support global applications;

Troubleshooting complex network faults.


With HCIE-R&S certification, you demonstrate a comprehensive and thorough understanding of large networks, including technologies used in complex large and medium-sized networks, and the ability to design various enterprise networks independently and implement those designs using Huawei routing and switching devices.


With engineers who are HCIE-R&S certified, enterprises are able to:

Construct complete large and medium-sized networks independently and integrate voice, wireless, cloud, security, and storage technologies into their networks to support a variety of applications.

Troubleshoot faults efficiently.

Plan the enterprise network development to keep up with the enterprise development and network technology development trends, yet continue to ensure high security, availability, and reliability.

Certificate Prerequisites


Training Requirement

Qualification Requirement



Five years relevant work experiences is suggested

Exams & Examination Fee





 HCIE-R&S (Written)
(Huawei Certified Internetwork Expert-Routing & Switching)

300 USD


HCIE-R&S (Lab)
(Huawei Certified Internetwork Expert-Routing & Switching)

1200 USD


HCIE-R&S (Interview)
(Huawei Certified Internetwork Expert-Routing & Switching)


Interview Resit

800 USD


Re-evaluation of Lab Results

420 USD



With the development of network technologies, the contents of Huawei Certification are also updated or optimized from time to time. Through re-certification, we can ensure the effectiveness of the certification. In addition, it indicates that Huawei Certification is keeping pace with the latest trend of network technologies.

Re-Certification Method


Period of Validity

Date of Recertification

Recertification Exam

Start Date of  Validity

(Expires before 1st March 2016)

2 Years

During the 1st year after expiration

Written exam or Lab exam

Date of passing recertification exam

After 3 years after passing the last certification

Same as original certification

Date of passing recertification exam

(Expires on or after 1st March 2016)

2 Years + 1 year grace period

Within the validity period

Before the certification expirespass any current HCIE Written/Lab/Interview from the following: H12-261~263R&S, H12-931~933Transmission, H12-731~733Security, H13-629~631Storage,H11-879~881(EC)

Two years after the issue of the recertification result

Course Application