OEMS - EMS Licensure/Certification/Exams
Answers to most licensing and examination questions can be found on this page. If you are unable to find an answer to your EMS licensing, certification or examination question on our webpage, please email OEMS licensing or call our office staff at (860) 509-7975 for assistance.
An important note about application processing time:
Processing time for EMS Provider applications is 4-6 weeks. This 4-6 week processing time begins when OEMS has received all the documentation necessary for processing.
- EMT Certification Practical Exam Schedule page
- Instructions on how to apply and register for the NREMT exam
Click on one of the icons above to link to the State of Connecticut's e-Licensing website, where you can lookup a license, certification or temporary permit. You can also generate and download various rosters of EMS providers and organizations.
Click this link for instructions on how to generate a roster in e-License of currently Licensed or Certified EMS organizations or providers
Certified EMS Providers
In Connecticut, EMRs, EMTs, AEMTs, and EMSIs are a certified profession. Please choose one of the links below for specific certification requirements:
Become a Connecticut Certified Emergency Medical Responder by:
Become a Connecticut Certified Emergency Medical Technician by:
- EMT initial certification by examination
- EMT endorsement of an out-of-state certification
- EMT renewal/recertification
- EMT reinstatement
- EMT temporary permit for applicants that have held a Paramedic license only
Become a Connecticut Certified Advanced Emergency Medical Technician by:
- AEMT initial certification by examination
- AEMT endorsement based on an out-of-state certification
- AEMT renewal/recertification
- AEMT reinstatement
Become a Connecticut Certified Emergency Medical Services Instructor:
|EMR, EMT, AEMT, EMSI CERT.||AMOUNT|
|initial by examination||$00.00|
|based on an out-of-state license||$00.00|
Licensed EMS Providers
In Connecticut, Paramedics are a licensed profession. Click the link below to download the application for Paramedic licensure.
|initial by examination||$150.00|
|based on an out-of-state license||$150.00|
Please Note: Some files are in Portable Document Format (pdf). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view and print the information.