San Mateo County EMS Agency (EMS Agency) is the designated local
authority for EMT certification and Paramedic local
accreditation. Please see the appropriate section below for
information on licensure and accreditation in San Mateo County.
**COVID-19: In-Person Application Hours, and License Renewal
EMS Agency continues to hold in-person
EMT application hours, by appointment, for first
time/initial certification applicants only. To schedule an
appointment, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by
phone at 650-573-2009.
Renewal applicants must apply by mail or email (see EMT
Renewal/Reinstatment Checklist under ‘Forms’ for details).
NOTE: ALL standard training/documentation
requirements – including Skills Verification - remain in
effect for EMT renewals (no exceptions).
See the Renewal/Reinstatement tab for a list of the standard
County Volunteers During COVID-19 Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic we may need volunteers to help serve
vulnerable members of our community. Those interesting in
volunteering time are advised to complete the following County Volunteer