Certification

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: How many hours do I need to Renew?
A: EMR: 20,
EMT: 40,
AEMT: 50,
PARAMEDIC: 60

Q: Will I be able to get my card before it expires?
A: If you get your renewal papers in by December 1st.

Q: How long does it take to get my card?
A: It may take between 2 and 3 weeks. If you want your card by December 31st we need to receive your application in our office by December 1st.

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.

Q: How do I become Kansas certified if I’m from out of state?
A: On our website, g
o to Tools, then Forms, then print and fill out the “Application for Recognition of non-Kansas Credentials”

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: No. Only the attendants and Instructor/Coordinators can.

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.