What do I need to upload and attach to my online EMT application?

A driver’s license, passport or other government issued ID, and a copy for your file. 

  1. A copy of the “Course Completion Certificate” issued by the initial EMT program attended by applicant.  The Course Completion Certificate is valid for two years from the date of issuance.  A valid Course Completion Certificate is required to apply for CA EMT Certification.
  2. A copy of the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) 8 ½ x 11” certificate issued as proof of passing the EMT basic exam. CA EMT certification will be issued to expire two (2) years from the date of passing the NREMT exam.
  3. A copy of your valid CPR card. 
  4. The completedOCEMS application for CA EMT certification/OCEMS Accreditation.
  5. If you wish to get your separate Orange County Accreditation card, you must also bring the course completion certificate from the Orange County Expanded Scope EMT class.

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