License Testing

VE testing is now at the Life EMS Garage East Entrance

Our testing location is at 1050 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49341 (map)

Examinations will be held the second Friday* of each calendar month. Registration begins at 6:00pm and testing follows at 6:30pm.

*Exams for September will be on Saturday September 11 at 10am at our Hamfest. The Home School Building, 5625 Burlingame, SW, Wyoming MI 49509 (map).

Before coming to the testing session we need you to complete two items, Obtaining an FRN and Filling out a Form.

No appointment is necessary but Obtaining an FRN and Filling out a Form below is needed before coming to the testing session. These are both fairly quick to do.

Obtaining an FRN

The FCC does not allow us to use your Social Security number any more. Please go to this website: and complete the following before filling out the form below and before coming to the testing session.

  • Locate and click on “Register and receive your FRN”
  • Select registration type as “An individual”
  • Select “Yes” for your contact address is in the United States.
  • Click “Continue”
  • On the next page, enter all the required information and your email. The required fields are marked with a red star.
  • After entering all the required information and the email field, click the “submit” button.
  • The next window will state the success of creating an FRN and will also give you the FRN (ten digit number starting with zeros)
  • We need this number for registration.

Filling out a Form

Please click on the “Next” button bellow to register for the next testing session.