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Test Center Information

Eligible candidates may request an application from or and follow the instructions on the application.

The written portion of the CRA and the OCT-C examinations are both available at
OPS-approved Test Centers through ISO Quality Testing to be taken at a location and time of the candidate's choosing.

Click this link for a listing of possible test centers:

** Please do not contact the test centers directly. Test center information will be provided once your eligibility has been meet.

Any candidate interested in taking the CRA performance examination MUST apply in advance for the specific testing site they plan to attend.  If a candidate has canceled or missed a previous exam they must reapply for a re-test site. Please contact: to change or reschedule a CRA performance examination.


Upcoming CRA Performance Exam Sites:

The OPS Board of Certification holds the CRA practical examination bi-annually at the OPS Mid-Year and Annual Educational Programs. Additional sites may be announced via the OPS website and the BOC news.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, there will NOT be a CRA Performance Exam in Pittsburgh at the 2017 Midyear Program.  Please check back for possible other dates and locations or plan for New Orleans at the Annual Program in November.

All examination requirements (portfolio approved, application completed/submitted, current CPR card submitted, letter of employment verification and examination fee paid) must be met 30 days prior to the examination date. 

Examination times will be assigned by the CRA section chair closer to the exam date. If you have not been notified that you are on the list of candidates, please email the CRA section chair @ or

Any questions, please contact: 


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