National Registry Testing Guidance

Current Virginia Certified Providers

State Authorization for National Registry EMT Test Eligibility

Authorization for National Registry EMT testing requires the applicant to possess current Virginia EMS certification at the EMT level. If your Virginia EMS certification was issued greater than two (2) years prior to the authorization request date, you are not eligible for National Registry EMT testing authorization until you recertify your Virginia EMS Certification. The date of request is based upon the postmark date on the mailing envelope used to deliver the application.

You can check your certification expiration date in your EMS Provider Portal.

If your Virginia EMS certification has more than two (2) years until expiration, complete the TR-43 NREMT EMT Testing Application  and mail it to:

NREMT Authorization Request
Division of Educational Development
Virginia Office of EMS
1041 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059

The application also provides guidance on setting up your National Registry account and testing application. Should you encounter any issues or have any questions please contact Deborah Akers.


State Authorization for National Registry ALS Test Eligibility

Application for National Registry ALS testing requires candidates to meet eligibility.

Currently Virginia certified AEMT providers not beyond two years since certification or recertification of this request.

If your Virginia ALS certification was issued greater than two (2) years prior to the request date, you are not eligible for National Registry testing authorization until you recertify your Virginia AEMT certification. The date of request is based upon the postmark date on the mailing envelope used to deliver the application.

You can check your certification expiration date in your EMS Provider Portal.

If your Virginia EMS certification has more than two (2) years until expiration, complete the TR-43A NREMT ALS Testing Application Application and mail it to:

NREMT Authorization Request
Division of Educational Development
Virginia Office of EMS
1041 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059

The application also provides guidance on setting up your National Registry account and testing application. Should you encounter any issues or have any questions please contact Deborah Akers.