AEMT Certification by Examination
Before applying for certification, please familiarize yourself with the general certification/licensure policies.
Learn how to apply for an initial AEMT Certification on CT e-license by downloading the step-by-step instruction guide.
An AEMT applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Hold a current Connecticut EMT certification at the time of enrollment application.
- Successful completion of an OEMS-approved Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) training program in Connecticut with a minimum of 150 hours (including written and practical examinations). Training must meet or exceed the 2009 National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.
- Successful completion of the NREMT AEMT cognitive and psychomotor examination.
- Successful completion of a Mental Health First Aid training program by a National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) certified instructor.
A completed online application on the Connecticut eLicense website for AEMT certification.
AEMT Training Program Completion Form, which is submitted directly from your instructor to the Office of Emergency Medical Services.
If under 18 years of age, a completed Parental Consent Form.
Verification of completion of a Mental Health First Aid training program by a National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) certified instructor.
Successful completion of an OEMS approved NREMT AEMT psychomotor (practical) examination.
Successful completion of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) cognitive AEMT examination.
If applicable, a completed Verification of EMS Certification/Licensure Form from all states or territories in which the applicant is or has ever been certified, (current or expired) forwarded directly to OEMS from the U.S. State or territory authority in which the applicant is or has ever been certified as a EMS provider. Please contact each jurisdiction for completion fee information.
All supporting documentation (except for the online application) should be sent from the primary source (state, territory and/or instructor) via any of the following:
via email: email@example.com (Preferred Method)
via fax: 860.920.3142
via mail: Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Ave., MS # 12 EMS
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
For a list of Connecticut approved initial and refresher courses, please visit the Licensing/Certification/Exams page of the OEMS website.