The Virginia Office of EMS no longer has access to certification exams that are validated, psychometrically sound and legally defensible.
On July 1, 2012, the Virginia Office of EMS transitioned its BLS testing processes from state testing to the National Registry of EMT’s. Transitioning to National Registry allows Virginia to:
Virginia now recognizes reciprocity for all National Registry certifications.
This page is one-stop shopping for information and documentation pertaining to the new National Registry testing process.
National Registry Transition Presentation
National Registry/Pearson VUE Test Sites
Student/Candidate Quick Guides
Instructor Quick Guides