PLAN EARLY! To ensure your certification/accreditation does not lapse, begin the application process at least 60 days prior to authorization expiration date.
State EMT cards may be delayed because of a software issue at the California EMS Authority that was identified on December 20, 2020.
Please allow extra time for the physical card to arrive via USPS. Please contact County EMS staff with any questions: EMScertifications.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov
* All EMT Certification applications are processed within compliance of Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2, and Article 4 of the California Code of Regulations.
**All Paramedic Accreditation applications are processed within compliance of Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 4, Article 5, Section 100166 of the California Code of Regulations.