Renew your EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic certification

Follow the instructions below and complete both steps A and B to renew your certification set to expire in Spring 2022. We recommend you complete all steps by Feb. 15, 2022.

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The Details of Renew your EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic certification

What you need for Renew your EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic certification

  • Update your contact information on the eLicensing website to receive recertification reminders
  • Check the license verification website to ensure your recertification has been completed. Please note that you are not recertified until eLicensing displays your 2024 expiration date.
  • An expiration date of March 31, 2024 on NREMT.org does not mean you have completed your recertification.

Cards are printed and mailed weekly, and you should receive within 14 days of recertification. 

Continuing Education Requirements for the 2023 Recertification Cycle:

National Core Competency Requirement (NCCR):

  • 1/3rd of hours may be completed using Distributive Education (DE) courses
    • 7 hours (EMT Basic), 8 hours (Advanced EMT), 10 hours (Paramedic)

Local Core Competency Requirement (LCCR):

  • 2/3rds of hours may be completed using Distributive Education (DE) courses
    • ​​​​​​​7 hours (EMT Basic), 8 hours (Advanced EMT), 10 hours (Paramedic)

Individual Core Competency Requirement (ICCR)

  • All hours may be completed using Distributive Education (DE) courses

Distributive Education (DE) courses are online, self-paced courses without a live instructor. DE courses will have either a T3 (OEMS) or F3 (CAPCE) approval number.

Recertification instructions 2022

How to renew Renew your EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic certification

Follow the recertification guides (above) for your level and status.

  1. Complete Step A on the National Registry website: www.nremt.org
  2. Complete Step B on eLicensing: www.madph.mylicense.com/eGov

Both Steps A and B must be completed in order to recertify. Failure to complete either will result in an expired certification.

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