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West Virginia Office of
Emergency Medical Services

350 Capitol Street
Room 425
Charleston, WV 25301

Toll Free: 1-888--747-8367
OEMS Phone: (304) 558-3956
OEMS Fax: (304) 558-8379
Trauma Phone: (304) 290-9307
Trauma Fax: (304) 558-8379

BLS Recert Exam


West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (WVOEMS)

Certification Testing


The following procedures apply to EMS certification testing categories:

  • Contact Information:


    Johnna Hess, WVOEMS Examination Coordinator

    (304) 356-4483


  • WV Emergency Medical Services Technical Support Network (WV EMS TSN) has closed and is no longer available to assist or schedule testing.

  • The Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) has been restructured and is now known as West Virginia Public Service Training (WVPST). Office locations and contact information can be obtained from their new website: wvpst.org

  • Request for testing should be through your instructor, WVPST Coordinator and or the education institute that provided your training. Retesting will also go through the same instructor or institute representative.

  • Based on availability, testing will be administered at the WVOEMS office located at 350 Capitol Street, Room 425, Charleston, WV 25301 on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning at 9:00 AM. Limited dates and times will apply. Please call WVOEMS to scheduled and verify testing dates. Walk ins will not be accommodated.

  • To accommodate the high volume of requests instructors should plan on scheduling all testing six weeks in advance to ensure availability.

  • Testing request will be answered on a first come first serve basis and may not be addressed on the day it is received. Multiple requests and telephone calls will not be necessary.

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