Florida Paramedic and EMT Certification and Examination

Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services - Division of the Health Department with information on all EMS programs

Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic - This page answers EMT and Paramedic certification questions

EMT Training and Testing in Florida - PDF list of training centers with forms and entry requirements.

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EMT and Paramedic candidates in the state of Florida must be licensed and certified. You must first fill out the necessary application and send it in with the $75.00 fee for the application and EMT exam. You must show proof that you graduated from an approved EMT or Paramedic course and that your CPR certification is current.

Once the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services has received your information and payment you will be able to access the NREMT website to check for your schools authorization for you to take the test. Once the Florida Certification office gives their approval you can contact of of the computer testing centers to make an appointment to take the NREMT (National Registry Exam) . Frequently asked questions about Florida EMT and Paramedic Certification

The NREMT is an adaptive, computer delivered test. You will be delivered one question at a time. If you get the question correct you will be given a slightly more difficult question. If your answer is incorrect the program will give you a slightly easier question. There is no predetermined number of questions on the EMT exam. It can range from 70-150 and the testing application automatically stops when it has determined that you have been above or below the pass line for 93%.

Florida Emergency Medical Services

4025 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee , FL 32399
Phone: 850 -245-4444   Ext: 2721
Fax: 850 - 488-9408   

Florida Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C18
Tallahassee, FL 32311-1738
Telephone: (850) 245-4440
Fax: (850) 488-9408

All issues related to EMT and Paramedic certifications should be sent to:

Florida Department of Health
Division of Medical Quality Assurance
EMT/Paramedic Certification Office
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C85
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3285
Phone (850) 488-0595
Fax: 850-921-6365