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Follow 4 simple steps to earn certification

Determine your eligibility* to take the exam.

Submit your application and fee online.

Once you are eligible you can apply. Submit a separate application for each certification.

Pay fee*


*Fees are non-refundable and include application, exam and first annual fee.
**Only available to those residing outside North America.


Considering taking the RMA or RPT exam from home? Read this first.

Utilize AMT study resources to increase testing confidence.

Medical Assistant (RMA)

Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)

Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Phlebotomy Technician (RPT)

Molecular Diagnostics Technologist (MDT)

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Dental Assistant (RDA)

Dental Assisting Radiography (DAR)

Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS)

Medical Laboratory Assistant (CMLA)

Once you receive notification from AMT with approval you may proceed.

Scheduling Your Exam

There are three location options for your AMT exam 1) at school 2) at a Pearson VUE Testing Center or 3) a private site via live remote proctoring (LRP) on a personal computer. Know which is right for you.

1) At School

If your exam is offered at your school’s Pearson VUE site, your instructor will provide information about the exam date and time.

2) At a Pearson VUE Testing Center

You can take the exam at a Pearson VUE Testing Center near you once you’re authorized to test. Use the authorization code from AMT to create an account with Pearson VUE and schedule your exam.

Create Pearson VUE account and schedule exam

Please be sure to refer to Pearson Vue Coronavirus Update Page for the latest information on all COVD-19 related safety practices.

3) Private Site Via Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)

Currently available for RMA or RPT testing only. In order to access this option, you must choose “Online on a personal computer (LRP)” when you apply for certification. Read this important information before choosing LRP.

To cancel or reschedule

Call Pearson VUE at 1-888-846-6941 on a business day at least 24 hours prior to the start of your examination time. If you are late, turned away, or do not appear for your examination, you must pay a retesting fee to reschedule your examination.

Take the Exam

Arrive 30 minutes prior to exam time with the required testing items:

  1. Authorization letter (suggested)
  2. Two forms of valid identification
    • Both must have your first and last name identical to your name on your authorization letter
    • Both must bear your signature
    • One form must be a photo ID, either a driver’s license, state ID card, military ID, or passport

After the Exam

  • Results are available after the exam and are sent to AMT within 48 hours
  • All documentation MUST be complete to receive certification
  • You'll receive an email from Credly to claim your digital badge
  • You may download your certified member card from My AMT Portal.


If you receive a failing score, you will need to retake the entire exam.

  • Retake is permitted no sooner than 45 days from previous attempt
  • A non-refundable fee is required for each additional attempt
  • You are limited to 4 exam attempts for any one certification
  • Consult the AMT study resources to prepare for a retake
  • Pay for your retest by logging in to My AMT Portal/My Applications/My Exam/Not Paid Exam/Pay Exam Fee Now

I purchased the RPT practice exam for myself and definitely recommend it as the last step of preparing for the phlebotomy exam. The results gave me a measure of confidence that I had sufficiently covered the RPT exam content outline and was headed in the right direction with my plan of study.

Magdalene Kissoon RPT(AMT)


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