Applications and Forms
The following PDF forms are required for completing the application process. Please download and print forms.
All EMS certifications require proof of EMS agency affiliation – active membership, paid or volunteer with a licensed aid or ambulance service.
If you are applying for paramedic certification and have completed training after June 30, 1996, you must have completed a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) at the time of graduation. Submit a copy of your course completion certificate, letter, or official or certified transcripts from the paramedic training program. Accredited programs may be found on their website.
- Initial certification – Applying for certification for the first time including upgrade, reciprocity, challenge and reversion
- Expired reactivation – reissuance of an expired certification
- Recertification – renewal of certification
- EMS authorized skills and procedures
- Additional forms
Out-of-state credential verification (PDF)
EMS supervisor/medical program director signature (PDF)
Personal status change (PDF) – agency and address changes. You may also use EMS certification online to make your changes.
EMS supervisor change (PDF) – change, add or update an agency supervisor
Please return all applications to:
Department of Health
Customer Service Office
P.O. Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504-7877
Call our Customer Service Office at 360-236-4700 if you have questions about Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certification.