You will either take the exam at your school on a specified date or, once your application has been accepted by AMT, you will be given instructions on how to schedule your exam through a Pearson VUE testing center. If you take the exam online, you will know your score immediately. This score is transmitted to AMT and if everything else is in order, within a few weeks you should receive your official certificate and membership card in the mail. Please note that you are not considered certified until you receive official documentation from AMT.
On an annual basis, you will be asked to pay a nominal fee in order to keep your certification and membership current. Every three years you will be required, through the Certification Continuation Program (CCP), to submit an attestation that you have acquired a specific number of continuing education credits relevant to your certification specialty.
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Applicant may take the examination two times with the same application. A retake is permitted no sooner than three (3) months from the first attempt and no later than two (2) years after the date of the application. A retesting fee of $70 will be required for a second administration. If the applicant fails to show for a scheduled examination, a fee of $70 will be required before he/she may sit for the rescheduled examination. If the applicant fails the second administration, he/she must file a new application with a new application fee, and proof of further education/training to be tested a third time. The applicant may also take the examination two times on the second application but must adhere to the time frames and fees as stated above. If the applicant fails to honor any application within two (2) years of submitting, a new application with appropriate fees must be filed.
If you have already taken a certification exam and would like to apply for a retest, please download and submit a retake form, Download or call AMT directly at 847.823.5169.
In addition, if you are taking your examination for the third time, applicants are required to submit evidence of additional training or retraining in the areas of deficiency as checked on the applicant's second failing notification letter. To satisfy this criterion, applicants must complete a designated number of hours in each of the deficient areas. In addition, applicants must complete the Third Test Eligibility form located Click Here.
If you have any questions, please email AMT at: MT-MLT@americanmedtech.org