The State of California requires all persons that provide paramedic level scope of practice emergency medical services to obtain a valid state issued paramedic license. UPDATE: Paramedic Renewals* (non-audit, no new disclosures) are now processed same-day via the Online Licensing System! Submit your Renewal Application today. Click the icon below!How long does it take to renew an EMT license in San Diego?
EMT RENEWALS – LAPSED (See below) Online applications will not be processed until all required documentation has been uploaded and the appropriate fee is received by the County of San Diego Emergency Medical Services. The application process may take up to forty-five (45) days from the date a completed application is received.What are the requirements to become an EMT in California?
Be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Provide a current government-issued photo ID (e.g., state drivers license, state ID card, military ID card, passport). Possess a current and valid California Advanced EMT certificate or a current and valid California Paramedic license.Is the California EMT certification valid in all states?
This certification is valid throughout the State of California. Certification cards will be mailed to applicants following verification of documentation submitted with application. Possess a California EMT certificate that is expired for more than twelve (12) months, but less than twenty four (24) months.