A person seeking to license as an emergency medical services provider in Maine must successfully complete a Maine EMS-approved psychomotor and cognitive exam. Maine EMS uses the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) psychomotor and cognitive exams to fulfill State licensure testing requirements at the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced EMT (AEMT) and Paramedic levels.
Important Notice to Exam Candidates: In order to participate in any of the listed PSEs, practical exams or written exams, you must:
- have completed training that makes you eligible to participate in the PSE/practical exam/written exam
- be pre-registered with the agency conducting the exam; walk-ins are not allowed
- understand that the opportunity to test at one of the exam sites listed below is at the discretion of the agency conducting the PSE/practical exam/written exam
*Click on the Exam Type Hyperlink for more information about the exam.
**An Exam Status listed as "Open" means that there are testing slots available. A "Closed" exam has no available testing slots (i.e., is no longer accepting exam candidates).
Submit a Testing Opportunity (For Training Centers to list upcoming EMR & EMT Practical Skills Evaluations (PSEs), and AEMT & Paramedic National Registry practical examinations.)
Maine EMS uses the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) computer based test (CBT) to fulfill State of Maine cognitive testing requirements for persons seeking a Maine EMS license as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced EMT (AEMT) or Paramedic.
Click here to view the NREMT step-by-step guide for registering to take the NREMT CBT, or for registering for "Assessment" exams at the aforementioned levels.
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