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North Carolina Medication Aide Testing

Step 1: Fill out an application

All candidates applying to take the Medication Aide Examination in North Carolina MUST complete an Application for Registration by Competency Examination form (119 KB pdf). The completed application, fees, and signed COPY of your training completion certificate must be submitted to:

Pearson VUE
P.O. Box 822749
Philadelphia, PA 19182-2749

Candidates must complete a paper application and send to Pearson VUE before they can schedule a test.

Step 2: Schedule a Test

Once they have been approved candidates need to contact the call center at Pearson VUE (online registration is not available). Test Center locations can be found on page 2 of the Candidate Handbook (290 KB pdf)

Scheduling Reservations: (800) 274-7176
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone)

Downloads and Resources

  • Candidate handbook Adobe Acrobat required (290 KB pdf)
    The Candidate Handbook is the most comprehensive resource for prospective candidates. Access Certification Information, What to Bring to an Exam, Exam Scheduling, Exam Fees, Content Outlines, Testing Center Rules and more. You are responsible for reviewing all information in the North Carolina Medication Aide handbook.
  • Medication Aide Application Adobe Acrobat required (119 KB pdf)
Last updated 2013-04-05