What to do
You can submit your application through:
- In person at our office
Choose whatever works best for you. Scanned and emailed applications are no longer accepted as of July 1, 2023. If you want to submit your application electronically, you must use DocuSign option.
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.
Mail your application or bring it in person
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:
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.
Make your payment once you have submitted your application.
Pay $193 if you are:
- Getting a new license
- Renewing your license but are currently certified outside of San Francisco
Pay $143 if you are renewing your license and:
- It is still valid
- It has lapsed less than 1 year
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.
Out of state applicants
- Follow all procedures for an Initial EMT Applicant
- A California LiveScan Background Check is required for Out of State Applicants and process to complete this step may take longer as an Out of State Applicant.
Last updated June 30, 2023