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.

UPDATE: Paramedic Renewals* (non-audit, no new disclosures) are now processed same-day via the Online Licensing System! Submit your Renewal Application today. Click the icon below!

Expedite Initial application review by skipping the accounting line. Submit your paramedic initial application via the Online Licensing System. 

Online Paramedic Licensing

*Lapsed License/Reinstatement applications are not currently accepted through the online licensing system and must be submitted by mail. Visit our Forms page to download the Reinstatement Application.

All licensure fees are Non-Refundable.

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COVID-19: PARAMEDIC LICENSURE UPDATES

The California EMS Authority (EMSA) Licensure unit remains operational during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) statewide emergency.  We are committed to providing graduates and licensees continued licensure services.

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-35-20 (PDF), N-08-21 (PDF), EO N-17-21 (PDF) and N-21-21 (PDF), the EMS Authority has suspended statutory and regulatory requirements for EMS personnel and EMS training program providers.  For more information, see Policy to Implement the Governor Executive Order Regarding EMS Licensure, Certification and Training.

View our COVID-19: Paramedic Licensure Fact Sheet

Out-of-State Paramedic COVID Response Authorization

Out-of-state paramedics interested in responding to assist with the COVID pandemic in California, must complete an Out-of-State Authorization form for consideration.

For additional information, please contact us Janet.Lago@emsa.ca.gov or COVID19@emsa.ca.gov.

PARAMEDIC APPLICATIONS

ADDITIONAL PARAMEDIC INFORMATION

PARAMEDIC ACCREDITATION

California has not adopted the NCCP model yet; therefore, the NREMT “Traditional” recertification model remains available for California paramedics.

PARAMEDIC TESTING – NREMT (National Registry of EMTs)

PARAMEDIC TRAINING PROGRAMS and CONTINUING EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA APPROVED PARAMEDIC CONTINUING EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA APPROVED PARAMEDIC TRAINING PROGRAMS


REINSTATEMENT (LAPSED LICENSE) APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

RENEWAL AND LATE FEE ASSESSMENT DEADLINES

OTHER PARAMEDIC INFORMATION

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.

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Paramedic Page – Contact Information:

CONTACT US

Paramedic 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

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

CONTACT LEMSA

EMT/Advanced-EMT Certification:

Contact your Local EMS Authority (LEMSA).
Locate your LEMSA
Or visit the EMT page