AEMT Certification Reinstatement
What to do after the expiration of your certification
- If such certification expired less than two years from the expiration, such person shall complete 50 hours of continued education for an AEMT as required by NREMT; OR Be currently certified by the NREMT as an AEMT.
- If such certification expired two or more years from the date of application for reinstatement, such person shall complete a full initial course with a minimum of 150 hours and the NREMT cognitive (written) and psychomotor (practical) examinations required for initial certification.
A completed AEMT Reinstatement Application, and in addition applicants must complete the following requirements:
- Verification of completion 50 hours of continued education for an AEMT as required by NREMT if such certification expired less than two years from the date of expiration of the certification.
- If applicable, a completed Verification of EMS License/Certification Form from all states in which the applicant is, or has ever been certified, current or expired, forwarded directly to OEMS from the appropriate authority in any U.S. State or territory in which the applicant is or has ever been certified as an EMT. Please contact the jurisdiction for completion fee information.
- If applicable, copies of discharged papers (DD214) must accompany the application for reinstatement of the AEMT certification.
- If applicable, verification of current or expired EMT certification or licensure in another state(s) or territory. The applicant must complete Section One of the form and forward to the state or territory where they are currently, or have been, certified/licensed in for official verification of licensure/certification. Section Two is to be completed by the verifying agency. The completed Verification Form is to be sent directly to the Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) by the verifying agency. The verifying state or territory must also provide their current license/certification requirements. Please contact the jurisdiction for completion fee information. Contact information for states and territories can be found on the NREMT website.