Christian Mohn of vNinja.net comments:
VMware has announced a Recertification Policy for it’s VMware Certified Professional program, effective as of March 10, 2014.
In short, it means that you are no longer a VCP(x) for life, but need to recertify every 2 years, unless you take a VCAP exam during the same period. If you do not upgrade your certification, your VCP status is revoked. For all the details, have a look at Recertification Policy: VMware Certified Professional.
This announcement has raised quite a few hackles in the certification community. The question to ask yourself is “Do I want people with old training working on new technology?”
Read more at: VMware Certified Professional Recertification