Request to drop down an EMT certification level

If you are certified as an Advanced EMT or Paramedic and would like to drop down, follow these instructions.

Office of Emergency Medical Services

The Details of Request to drop down an EMT certification level

What you need for Request to drop down an EMT certification level

You may request to drop down a certification level by completing this form if you are:

  • Massachusetts certified Advanced EMTs or Paramedics without National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification who are requesting to drop down to EMT-Basic.
  • Massachusetts certified EMS personnel with NREMT certification who are requesting to lower their Massachusetts certification level to match their NREMT level.

If you hold NREMT certification

You must drop down your NREMT certification level before submitting this form. The requested Massachusetts certification level must match the NREMT certification level.

Access the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

How to request Request to drop down an EMT certification level

  1. Download and complete the Request to Drop Down Level (DOC) form
  2. Mail your completed form to:

    Office of Emergency Medical Services
    ATTN: CERTIFICATION
    99 Chauncy Street
    11th Floor
    Boston, MA 02111

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