Paramedic Licensure by Examination
Successfully complete an OEMS approved paramedic training program.
Successfully complete the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic Psychomotor and Cognitive examination.
Successful completion of a Mental Health First Aid training program by a National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) certified instructor or a program approved by the Connecticut Department of Health.
Applicants must submit the following to the Office of Emergency Medical Services:
- A completed online Connecticut Paramedic application and fee in the amount of $150.00. Applications are only being accepted online. Paper applications are not accepted. Please select this link to apply online. Instructions regarding the ct.gov e-license website registration and how to complete the application can be found by downloading the instructional PDF. Please do not submit your Connecticut license application until such time as you receive NREMT certification;
- Official verification of your Paramedic training program. The Office of Emergency Medical Services must receive the verification directly from the educational institution via email, fax (860-920-3142) or by US mail to the address indicated below.
- Official verification of successful completion of the NREMT paramedic practical and written examinations. The official verification must be sent directly to the Office of Emergency Medical Services. Please note: Due to the availability of on-line certification verification by the NREMT, this office can perform verification of registry certifications. Please ensure that your NREMT certification number is indicated on the application (you do not need to arrange for verification of the exams results; notification will be sent if your involvement is necessary).
- If applicable, Official verification of all paramedic licenses ever held by the applicant. Section one of the Verification of Licensure form must be completed by applicant. Section Two must be completed by each state or territory in which the applicant is or ever has been licensed. Completed form must be sent directly to the Office of Emergency Medical Services by the verifying state. Contact each state or territory for completion fee information. The state contact information can be accessed on the NREMT website.
- Certification of successful completion of a Mental Health First Aid training program by a National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) certified instructor or a program approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.