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: EMT Application Hours & EMT License Extensions**
with the Governor’s 3/30 Executive
Order (N-39-20) and
EMSA guidance, all EMTs with
licenses expiring for March
through June of 2020 are
automatically extended to July 31, 2020.
EMTs with license expiration falling within this time
frame are advised to check current status on the California
EMS Personnel License Verification page.
EMS Agency requests that all active EMS personnel expiring
for the period above refrain from submitting applications
for renewal until June 1, 2020.
**EMS Agency will continue to hold in-person
EMT application hours by appointment
for first time/initial certification applicants and those
expired applying for reinstatement. Please contact us
to 650-573-2009 to schedule a date and time.**
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