EMT Endorsement on a current Out-of-State Certification
To be eligible for an EMT certification by endorsement of a current out-of-state certification, an applicant must be at least sixteen (16) years old and meet the following requirements:
- Hold current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) or by a state or territory maintaining certification requirements equal to or higher than those of this state.
- Hold a current EMT license or certification in at least one other jurisdiction in the United States and has practiced for not less than four years.
Please note that there will be a question on the application that you will answer regarding 4 years of licensed work experience. So long as you answer this question affirmatively, your application will be processed based on the work experience. Note that you will not be required to hold NREMT certification.
- A completed online application for EMT certification on the Connecticut e-License website, based on out-of-state endorsement.
- Official 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.