Check Your Status

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*

RMA, RPT, CMAS, RDA, CMLA
$120
MLT
$175
MT
$180
AHI
$80
CLC
$190
MDT
$200
MT, MLT**
$200
MDT**
$220
RPT**
$140

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

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Medical Assistant (RMA)

Medical Technologist (MT)

Phlebotomy Technician (RPT)

Molecular Diagnostics Technologist (MDT)

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Dental Assistant (RDA)

Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS)

Medical Laboratory Assistant (CMLA)

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

Scheduling Your exam

If you are taking the exam at your school’s Pearson VUE site, your instructor will provide information about the exam date and time. If you are taking the exam at a one of the hundreds of Pearson VUE testing center locations across the country, you will schedule your own exam.

Locate a Testing Center Near Me

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
  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
  • Official certificate will arrive in the mail within 7-14 days
  • You may download your certified member card from My AMT Portal.

Retesting

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

Why Certify with AMT?

Get Hired

Employers look for AMT when hiring.

Cost-Effective Maintenance

Practical requirements and reasonable costs.

Easy Process

Simple and straightforward.

Exclusive Member Benefits

Included with certification.

Learn why AMT is your lifelong career partner

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Years of Experience

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Accepted in all U.S. States & Abroad

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Medical assistants who have passed the AMT RMA certification exam are hired because we can be assured that they have adequate training and knowledge.

Sue Hahn, B.Ed. Supervisor, Central Staffing ProMedica Physicians Group Toledo, Ohio

AMT Offers More Than Certification

Membership is an automatic benefit once you're certified

Continuing Education

Choose from a number of CE options all at a discount.

Keep your certification current.

Earn Credits

Career Development

AMT’s free online Career Connection helps you search for jobs and assists in creating an online resume that you can send to potential employers.

Start finding jobs fast

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Networking Opportunities

Be active in your community & meet other AMT members online or at the state or national level.

Connect with peers.

Get Connected

Stackable Credentials

Certify in more than one area or complete a certificate in a specific skill set.

Maximize your certifications

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Certification Maintenance

Remain certified with the easy annual renewal process and free online AMTrax to track CCP.

Easily maintain certification year to year.

Stay Certified

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