The skills verification is available in lieu of a repeat full psychomotor (practical) exam for National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) certification at the EMT level for the following individuals:

  • Initial EMT-Basic applicants who have passed the psychomotor exam within two years since their course end date, but whose one-year period of validity of that psychomotor exam has lapsed.
  • Current Massachusetts certified EMT-Basics who are voluntarily seeking initial NREMT certification more than two years after course completion and passing of the psychomotor exam.


This information is provided by the Office of Emergency Medical Services within the Department of Public Health.