AEMT Certification by Examination

Before applying for certification, please familiarize yourself with the general certification/licensure policies.
A step-by-step instruction document on how to apply for an initial EMT Certification on CT e-license can be downloaded by clicking here.

An AEMT applicant must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Hold current Connecticut EMT certification at the time of enrollment.
  • Demonstrate successful completion of a Department-approved Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) training program in Connecticut with a minimum of 150 hours. Training must meet or exceed the 2009 National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.

Documentation Requirements

  • A completed online application on the Connecticut eLicense website for AEMT certification.
  • AEMT Training Program Completion Form, which is submitted directly to the Department by your instructor.
  • If under 18 years of age, a completed Parental Consent Form.
  • 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 to this office from the appropriate authority in any U.S. State or territory in which the applicant is or has ever been certified as a EMS provider.  Most jurisdictions charge a fee for verification.  Be sure to contact the jurisdiction for fee information.
All supporting documentation (except for the online application) should be sent from the primary source (state, territory, instructor) via any of the following:
via email: (Preferred Method)
via fax: 860.920.3142
via mail: Connecticut Department of Public Health
EMS Certification
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.