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Paramedic Certification

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Initial certification (Received certification training at a District training center)

The Department of Health has instituted a new online application for providers seeking initial certification in the District. You will receive an e-mail from your sponsoring agency that provides access to the system.

  • Copy of Course Completion Certificate
  • Copy of NREMT Paramedic Certification
  • Copy of AHA Health Care Provider CPR Certification (or equivalent)
  • Copy of AHA ACLS Certification
  • Completed application signed by the Medical Director

Out of State (You are currently certified in another state and seeking DC certification)

  • Copy of current State Certificate or License
  • Copy of NREMT Paramedic Certification
  • Copy of AHA Health Care Provider CPR Certification (or equivalent)
  • Copy of AHA ACLS Certification
  • Completed ALS Certification Verification form (Available as a download below)
  • Military personnel who do not have a state card should submit a copy of their DD-214 form and a completed ALS Certification Military Verification form (Available as a download below)
  • Completed application signed by the Medical Director

Renewal of DC Certification (You are currently certified in DC but 45 days till lapse)

  • Copy of current DC Certificate
  • Copy of NREMT Paramedic Certification
  • Copy of AHA Health Care Provider CPR Certification (or equivalent)
  • Copy of AHA ACLS Certification
  • Completed application signed by the Medical Director

Reinstatement of DC Certification (previously certified in DC, but certification has lapsed)

  • Copy of NREMT Paramedic Certification
  • Copy of AHA Health Care Provider CPR Certification (or equivalent)
  • Copy of AHA ACLS Certification
  • Completed application signed by the Medical Director
Service Details: 
Related Services: 
Attachment(s): 
Service Contact: 
Emergency Medical Services Division of the Department of Health - HEPRA
Contact Phone: 
202-671-4222
Contact Fax: 
202-671-0707
Contact TTY: 
711
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 4:45 pm
Service Location: 

Health, Department of


GIS Address: 
899 North Capitol Street, NE
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Zip: 
20002