To be eligible for accreditation to practice in Orange County, the EMT must meet all of the following:
Not be precluded from accreditation to practice as an EMT for reasons defined in Section 1798.200 of the Health and Safety Code
Complete the initial or re-certification requirements per OCEMS Policy #410.00 Emergency Medical Technician Certification and Recertification
Initial Certification Requirements
Meet State EMT Initial Certification requirements per OCEMS Policy #410.00 Complete LiveScan for OCEMS Complete the EMT Initial Certification Application
Possess a valid, current State of California EMT certificate Meet State EMT Re-Certification requirements per OCEMS Policy #410.00 Complete the EMT Re-Certification application
If you are recertifying, and changing your certifying entity at the same time (for example using OCEMS instead of LA County EMS), you must complete the EMT Initial Certification application, along with a new LiveScan for OCEMS.
Orange County EMS provides applications for each of the licensing levels through our online licensing system which is available 24 hours per day 7 days a week at:
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