EMR endorsement based on a current out-of-state or NREMT certification
Before applying for certification, please familiarize yourself with the general certification policies. Endorsement applicants need to first create an account on the Connecticut eLicense website and choosing "register" in the upper right corner of the page. A pdf document with step-by-step instructions can be downloaded by clicking here
An EMR applicant must be at least fourteen (14) years old and meet one of the following requirements:
- Current certification as a Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) 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.
In order to be eligible for an EMR certification by endorsement based on a current out-of-state or NREMT certification, an applicant shall arrange for the submission of the following documentation directly from the source:
- A completed online registration on the Connecticut eLicense website for
EMR certification based on out-of-state endorsement.
- Official Verification
of EMS License/Certification Form of current or expired EMR certification or licensure in another state(s) or territory. This form must be sent by the applicant (after filling out section 1) to the state they are currently certified/licensed in for official verification of licensure/certification. Once the verifying agency has completed the form, it is to be sent directly to this office from the verifying state’s Licensing/Certification entity. The verifying state or territory must also provide their current license/certification requirements. Please note: some jurisdictions may charge a fee for completion of the verification form; contact the jurisdiction for fee information. Contact information for states and territories can be found on the NREMT website.
Upon receipt and review of all application materials, this office will determine your eligibility under this route. Applicants who do not meet the eligibility requirements may be required to take the psychomotor and cognitive examinations approved by the Department. Please see examination section for examination information and documentation requirements.
All supporting documentation should be sent from the primary source.
|Send via email, fax or regular mail to:|
|Firm: ||Department of Public Health|
|Address: ||410 Capitol Av., MS#12EMS|
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
| This is 2 miles from you (06106).|
|For a listing of Connecticut approved initial and refresher courses, please visit the Education & Training page of the OEMS website.|
Content Last Modified on 8/17/2017 9:59:41 AM