Submit your application for an EMT license or renewal

Fill out and send in your application for EMT certification in San Francisco.

What to do

You can submit your application through:

  • DocuSign
  • Email
  • Mail
  • In person at our office

Choose whatever works best for you.

Apply online

You can use DocuSign to apply for your EMT license.

If you apply online, have digital copies of all required documents in a PDF format.

Send your application via email

Download the application.

You can fill it out digitally. Save the filled out form in the PDF format.

You can also print the form, fill it out by hand, then scan the filled form into the PDF format.

Once you have the form filled and all documents in the PDF format, email the form and documents as attachments.

Write “EMT initial” or “EMT renewal” as the Subject header.

Include your name and contact information in the body of your email.

Mail your application or bring it in person

Print the application.

Fill it out. Make sure you have printed copies of required documents.

Send your application and required paper copies via United States Postal Service mail to:

EMS Agency
Attention: Certification
333 Valencia Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94103

You can also bring your application in person to this address. Application hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.

Send payment

Make your payment once you have submitted your application.

Pay $183 if you are:

  • Getting a new license
  • Renewing your license but are currently certified outside of San Francisco

Pay $135 if you are renewing your license and:

  • It is still valid
  • It has lapsed less than 1 year

Pay online.

Or send a check or money order to our office, made out to The City and County of San Francisco.

All payments are non-refundable.

Get help


Emergency Medical Services Agency

333 Valencia Street
Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94103

Last updated March 15, 2023