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Certification and Accreditation

Orange County Emergency Medical Services provides the following Certifications, Accreditations and Authorizations:

  • EMT Certification- State of California
  • EMT Orange County Accreditation 
  • Paramedic Accreditation- 9-1-1 ALS, IFT-ALS, & Air Medical
  • MICN Authorizations

Information specific to each licensing level can be found by following the applicable links within this section.

Online Licensing

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:

OCEMS Online Licensing

Appointment Only Licensing

If you plan to complete your application in person you must make an appointment and complete the EMT Certification/Accreditation Application prior to coming to your appointment. You must bring copies of all of the required documentation as OCEMS does not make copies.  

OCEMS EMT Certification/Accreditation Application

OCEMS open for “Appointment Only” EMT Certification/Accreditation
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

EMT applicants must contact our office at (714) 834-3500 to schedule an appointment
with the OCEMS Licensing Desk to submit their application for processing.

NO CASH or Personal Checks accepted.
Payment by Visa, Master Card, Discover Card, American Express, or Debit Cards with the Visa/MC logo. Money order or cashier’s check payable to “County of Orange” will be accepted. 

For questions about the status of your EMT Certification or OC Accreditation,
please Contact: emslicensing@ochca.com

Last update: 5/12/14