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Emergency Medical Technician Certification & Renewal

Emergency Medical Technician Certification & Renewal

 

Apply for EMT Certification Online

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE PORTAL

 

How Do I Become Certified?

Initial Certification

If the applicant is applying for certification for the first time, the following must be submitted to the SCEMSA online through the portal:

  1. EMT Certification Application
  2. Copy of EMT course completion certificate submitted in a secure document format
  3. Copy of National Registry EMT Certification card
  4. A copy (front and back) of your current CPR card for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider issued from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or another program approved by the EMS Agency
  5. Copy of a valid state or federal ID
  6. Application fee
  7. Copy of completed State of California DOJ and FBI Live Scan Background Check form (must be completed no more than 90 days prior to submission of your Application).  Go to our Live Scan information and instructions page for more information.


Reciprocity from Mountain Valley EMS Agency 

Applications need to be submitted 30 days prior to expiration of current certification.  We cannot guarantee application will be processed by your renewal date if not submitted timely.

If the applicant is certified with Mountain Valley EMS Agency and would like to change their certification to the Stanislaus County EMS Agency, the following must be submitted to the SCEMSA:

  1. EMT Certification Application - (COMPLETE THE INITIAL APPLICATION)
  2. Application Fee
  3. Copy of valid EMT card
  4. A copy (front and back) of your current CPR card for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider issued from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or another program approved by the EMS Agency
  5. Copy of a valid state or federal ID
  6. Copy of completed State of California DOJ and FBI Live Scan Background Check form (must be completed no more than 90 days prior to submission of your Application).  Go to our Live Scan information and instructions page for more information.
  7. Copy of 24 hours of EMS continuing education certificate(s) or a 24 hour EMT Refresher Course certificate and submitted in a secure document format. Note: At least fifty percent of the required CE hours must be instructor-based (CE Solutions is an approved format)
  8. Completed EMT Skills Competency Verification Form


Reciprocity for out-of-county California EMT's:

Applications need to be submitted 30 days prior to expiration of current certification.  We cannot guarantee application will be processed by your renewal date if not submitted timely.

If the applicant is certified in another California county and would like to change their certification to the Stanislaus County EMS Agency, the following must be submitted to the SCEMSA:

NOTE: You may only have one valid EMT Certification at a time in California. 

  1. EMT Certification Application (COMPLETE THE INITIAL APPLICATION)
  2. Copy of valid EMT card
  3. A copy (front and back) of your current CPR card for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider issued from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or another program approved by the EMS Agency
  4. Copy of a valid state or federal ID
  5. Application fee (Initial Rate)
  6. Copy of completed State of California DOJ and FBI Live Scan Background Check form (must be completed no more than 90 days prior to submission of your Application).  Go to our Live Scan information and instructions page for more information.
  7. Copy of 24 hours of EMS continuing education certificate(s) or a 24 hour EMT Refresher Course certificate and submitted in a secure document format. Note: At least fifty percent of the required CE hours must be instructor-based (CE Solutions is an approved format)
  8. Completed EMT Skills Competency Verification Form


Re-Certification (Current SCEMSA EMT's after 7/1/2023)

Applications need to be submitted 30 days prior to expiration of current certification.  We cannot guarantee application will be processed by your renewal date if not submitted timely.

If the applicant is recertifying, the following must be submitted to SCEMSA online through the portal:

  1. EMT Certification Application
  2. A copy (front and back) of your current CPR card for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider issued from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or another program approved by the EMS Agency
  3. Copy of a valid state or federal ID
  4. Application fee
  5. Completed EMT Skills Competency Verification Form
  6. Copy of 24 hours of EMS continuing education certificate(s) or a 24 hour EMT Refresher Course certificate and submitted in a secure document format. Note: At least fifty percent of the required CE hours must be instructor-based (CE Solutions is an approved format)

 Note: All documents submitted must be legible to be accepted.

 

Application Forms & Fees

Forms

 

Fees
All fees are non-refundable.

Application Fee:

$131.00 ($56.00 SCEMSA agency fee + $75.00 State EMSA fee) Initial & Lapsed
$93.00 ($56.00 SCEMSA agency fee + $37.00 State EMSA fee) Renewal (current SCEMSA affiliated only)

Late Fee:

$17.00 (Use Reinstatement Application to Renew)

Acceptable payment methods are Debit, Visa, or MasterCard.  Personal checks will no longer be accepted.