Paper & Pencil Testing

Paper & Pencil testing is available at exam host sites and select national conferences. A list of currently scheduled paper/pencil exam administrations can be viewed here.

Paper/pencil exam administrations are held at the following conferences:

  • Air Medical Transport Conference
  • EMS Today Conference
  • Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference 
  • SOMSA (Military Conference)

It is strongly recommended that candidates download a copy of the Candidate Handbook before registering. This document can be found under Exam Related Links. Our cancellation policy is located on page three of the Candidate Handbook.

During the registration process you will be asked to upload a copy of your NRP or EMT-P certificate. Your testing ID number will be emailed to you within five business days along with scheduling instructions.  

IAFCCP members receive a $100 discount. Member numbers are required at the time of exam registration. For an IAFCCP membership, please visit

Re-testing: Applicants can retake the exam no sooner than 30 days after their last attempt. Full registration fee applies.

Upon completion of the Examination, your score report will be mailed within six weeks, to the postal address you provide at the time of registration. AN INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE POSTAL ADDRESS MAY DELAY THE DELIVERY OF YOUR SCORE REPORT. If you are using your work address, be sure to include any additional information that may assist in delivery, such as your department name or mail code. 

Examination results are only released by postal mail, and will not be released by e-mail, fax, phone, or any other method.

There is a $50 fee for switching exams (Ex: switching from CCP-C to FP-C; or switching from computer-based to paper/pencil).