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
  • Mail
  • 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.

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.

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 $200 if you are:

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

Pay $148 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.

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.

Get help


Emergency Medical Services Agency

333 Valencia Street
Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94103

Last updated June 27, 2024