About The NAPTP Exam

The Gold Standard For Phlebotomy Technicians

The NAPTP is an online proctored exam that consists of 100 questions which cover a wide range of topics from order of draw to clinical competency, along with OSHA and HIPAA regulations. Candidates will have two hours to complete the exam. Upon successful registration, candidates will be granted immediate access to the online exam as well as any accompanying study resources available.

Those who successfully pass the exam with an 85% or higher will receive their certification with an affixed seal along with a hand sewn patch to wear on their lab coat. Candidates can expect to review their certifications  within 7-10 business days after they pass the exam.  Each candidates certification will be recorded on our website to be verifiable by employers. The NAPTP is eligible to grant 15.5 CEU’s for each candidate through the NTA, accredited through CAPCE.


In order to register for the NAPTP exam, Candidates must have at least 65 live blood draws within a two year period, or at a minimum 30 blood draws and be a recent graduate of a phlebotomy program in the past 6 months. Candidates must also read and agree to the NAPTP code of ethics and Scope of practice.


If you are looking for additional preparation for the NAPTP Exam, a hardcopy or PDF book can be purchased. Additionally, a review course is available for purchase with the exam to help you get the preparation you need to pass the exam and gain national certification.


In order to maintain your NAPTP certification, 25 Continuing Education credits must be renewed every two years. The Phlebotomist must also document a minimum of 20 hours of work experience. Additionally, you must also take the renewal exam every two years to maintain certification.

Register Now

Ready to become NAPTP Certified? Register for the exam today or view our list of options for preparation to propel you to success.

Renew Your Certification

Are you an existing NAPTP Certified Professional? If it’s been two years since you’ve passed, renew your certification today.