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Exam Registration Information

Welcome to the Bureau of EMS Examination Registration Information page. This page will provide you with the information you need to schedule for the New York State written certification examination. In order to schedule for any examination you must complete and submit the DOH-4245 Registration For Emergency Medical Technicians' Exam Test Scheduling Request. You may fax your request to 518-402-0985 or mail it to the address on the form. You may request to be scheduled for either On-Site scoring or a Regional Test Site. However, if the On-Site location you have requested is closed you will be scheduled for the Regional Test Site closest to you.

New York State Bureau of EMS, Written Certification Examination, Candidate Instructions

Written Certification Examination Schedule

On-Site Scoring

If you are requesting to be scheduled for On-Site Scoring there are four available locations:

  • #64 Laguardia Community College, Long Island City, Queens County,(NYC) New York
  • #65 Public Safety Training Facility, Rochester, New York
  • #67 Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, New York
  • #68 St. Johns University Bartilucci Center, Fresh Meadows, New York

Please be advised that there is limited seating at these locations and registrations are taken on a "first come, first served" basis. Your request must be received no later than eight (8) weeks prior to the examination date. The examination locations will be closed once they are filled, this may occur before the 8 week deadline. If On-Site is full when we receive your registration you will be notified no later than 2 weeks before the exam date.

On-Site Scoring is NOT available for the Certified First Responder level.

You will receive your confirmation information at least two weeks before the examination. This information will include:

  • Confirmation letter
  • Directions to the testing site
  • Student Examination Ticket- If your class is testing on this date you must get your Student Examination Ticket from your instructor.

If you have not received your confirmation information two weeks before the exam, call the 800 testing line and leave your information and message and someone will return your call.

You will need to bring the following items with you to the On-Site Scoring test site:

  • Picture ID (Driver's license, passport, school ID)
  • Student Examination Ticket
  • Two #2 pencils
  • A money order or certified check payable to Professional Exam Services (PES) in the amount of $20.00. Payment is made at the On-Site location at the time of the exam.

Note: Arrive at the On-Site location no later than 6:30 PM (Laguardia 6:00 PM).

NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TAKE THE EXAMINATION WITHOUT IDENTIFICATION AND A STUDENT EXAMINATION TICKET!

Regional Test Sites (RTS)

Individuals who need to retest, reschedule for a missed exam or schedule for an Instructor score will be scheduled for a Regional Test Site. Please refer to the listing below for the site closest to you.

Site # City Site Name
01 Cheektowaga Erie County Fire Training Center
02 Jamestown Jamestown Commmunity College
03 Olean Olean General Hospital
04 Rochester Public Safety Training Facility
05 Geneva Finger Lakes Community College
06 Elmira St. Joseph's Hospital
07 Canton SUNY Canton College
08 Watertown Jefferson County Fire/EMS Training Center
09 Syracuse Upstate Medical University
10 Utica Faxton-St. Luke's EMS Education Center
11 Binghamton Lourdes Hospital
12 Plattsburgh Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
13 Queensbury Queensbury Central Fire Co.-Sta. #1
14 Speculator North Country Bible Fellowship
15 TBD TBD
16 Oneonta Foxcare Center
17 Wappingers Falls Dutchess Community College- South
18 Goshen Orange County Emergency Services Center
19 Valhalla Westchester Community College
20 Long Island City LaGuardia Community College
21 Brooklyn New York Methodist Hospital Paramedic Program
22 East Meadow Nassau County EMS Academy
23 Hauppaugue Central Islip-Hauppaugue Vol. Ambulance
24 Riverhead Suffolk County Comm. College- Eastern Campus
25 Hornell St. James Mercy Hospital
26 Albany REMO
27 Brooklyn Kingsborough Community College
28 Lake Success North Shore LIJ Health Systems

You will receive your confirmation information at least two weeks before the examination. This information will include:

  • Confirmation letter
  • Directions to the testing site
  • Student Examination Ticket

If you have not received your confirmation information two weeks before the exam, call the 800 testing line and leave your information and message, and someone will return your call.

You will need to bring the following items with you to the test site:

  • Picture ID (Driver's license, passport, school ID)
  • Student Examination Ticket (original blue ticket or white duplicate ticket)
  • Two #2 pencils

Note: Arrive at the Regional Test Site location no later than 6:30 PM.

NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TAKE THE EXAMINATION WITHOUT IDENTIFICATION AND A STUDENT EXAMINATION TICKET!

If you have additional questions, please call 1-800-628-0193 and leave your name and a daytime phone number and your question, someone will return your call.

Attention

All examinations are scheduled for Thursdays at 7:00 P.M.

Reminder: You are entitled to a retest within one year of your original examination.