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PARAMEDIC LICENSURE

The State of California requires all persons that provide paramedic level scope of practice emergency medical services to obtain a valid state issued paramedic license.

Verify a Paramedic License or EMT/AEMT Certification Status (Central Registry)

Paramedic Complaint & Discipline

PARAMEDIC APPLICATIONS & FORMS 

These forms are NOT TO BE USED by EMTs or Advanced EMTs. Please contact your Local EMS Agency for further information.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Initial Paramedic Applications
    • Initial In-State (California Graduates) Paramedic License Application Packet   [PDF]

    • Initial Out-of-State Paramedic Application Packet   [PDF]

    • Initial Challenge Paramedic Application Packet   [PDF] [Physicians, RN's, Physician Assistants, and MICN's ONLY]

    • Request for Verification of Paramedic Status Form   [PDF]

  • Renewal Paramedic Application Form   [PDF]

Renewal Deadlines Table
LICENSE EXPIRATION DATE:    POSTMARK or HAND DELIVERED ON or BEFORE:
January 31 January 2
February 28/February 29 January 30/January 31
March 31 March 2
April 30 April 1
May 31 May 2
June 30 June 1
July 31 July 2
August 31 August 2
September 30 September 1
October 31 October 2
November 30 November 1
December 31 December 2

If you have any questions please check out our Frequently Asked Questions or send an e-mail to the Paramedic Licensure Unit at paramedic@emsa.ca.gov.

PARAMEDIC TRAINING

CALIFORNIA APPROVED PARAMEDIC CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • LEMSA Approved local and online NREMT Transition Courses [PDF]

CALIFORNIA APPROVED PARAMEDIC TRAINING PROGRAMS

NREMT (National Registry of EMTs) PARAMEDIC TESTING
  • NREMT - Registration and exam dates for paramedic written (cognitive) and practical (psychomotor) exams.

  • Pearson Vue - Test centers for paramedic written exams, practice tests, and guides to the computer-based exams.

  • NREMT Paramedic Pass Rate Results [PDF]

  • NREMT Transition Course Announcement

  • LEMSA Approved local and online NREMT Transition Courses [PDF]

PARAMEDIC ACCREDITATION
OTHER PARAMEDIC INFORMATION
 CONTACT US

Mailing Address: California Emergency Medical Services Authority

                             Paramedic Licensure Program

                             10901 Gold Center Drive, Ste. 400

                             Rancho Cordova, CA. 95670-6073

Email:                  paramedic@emsa.ca.gov

Phone:                  916-323-9875 / 916-324-2875(fax)

 

 

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