Certification

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: How many hours do I need to Renew?
A: EMR: 16,
EMT: 28,
AEMT: 44,
PARAMEDIC: 60

Q: Will I be able to get my card before it expires?
A: If applying by mail, Yes. If you get your renewal papers in by December 1st. If applying through our new licensing portal, you can print your own card once the renewal process is complete.

Q: How long does it take to get my card?
A: It may take between 2 and 3 weeks if renewing by mail. If you want your card by December 31st we need to receive your application in our office by December 1st. If applying through our new licensing portal, you can print your own card once the renewal process is complete.

Q: Can any of the renewal process be done by fax?
A: No, regulation 109-6-2 reads: All applications for certification renewal shall be submitted on the original form provided by the administrator. Copies, facsimiles, electronic filings, and other reproductions shall not be accepted. However, you may renew online using our new licensing portal.

Q: How do I become Kansas certified if I’m from out of state?
A: Visit our new licensing portal and click on CREATE ACCOUNT. Once you have completed all of the required demographic information, click on Applications. Complete the Recognition of Non-Kansas Credentials Application. Alternatively, you may fill out the form available here and mail to the Kansas Board of EMS

Q: How do I find out how to become Nationally Registered?
A: Contact the National Registry, PO Box 29233, Columbus, OH, 43229 or call (614) 888-4484.

Q: Can I pay for more than one person with one check?
A: Yes.

Q: I’m a Training Officer. Can I renew online?
A: There is no need. The Training Officer designation has been discontinued. Instructor Coordinators may still renew online

Below are the costs of certification renewal and transaction fees:

Attendant Type Renewal fee on or before Dec. 31 Online renewal fee on or before Dec. 31 Late renewal fee Online Late renewal fee
EMR

$20.00

$22.50

$40.00

$43.00

EMT

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

AEMT

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

Paramedic

$50.00

$53.25

$100.00

$104.75

Instructor Coordinator

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

 

If you have additional questions contact the board office at 785-296-7296 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.