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EMT Reinstatement

Before applying for certification, please familiarize yourself with the general certification/licensure policies.
Learn how to apply for an initial EMT Certification on CT e-license by downloading the step-by-step instruction guide.

What to do after the expiration of your certification
If the certification is not renewed within 90 days after the expiration date, the certification will expire and as a result the applicant can no longer practice as an EMS provider unless the certification is reinstated.  Any person certified as an EMT whose certification has expired may apply for reinstatement of such certification as follows:
  • Document completion 40 hours of continued education for an EMT as required by NREMT; OR be currently certified as an EMT by NREMT.

Documentation Requirements

A completed EMT reinstatement Application, and in addition applicants must complete the following requirements:

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
Telephone: 860.509.7975
For a list of Connecticut approved initial and refresher courses, visit the Licensing/Certification/Exams page of the OEMS website.