Initial Licensing in the State of Missouri

To obtain an initial license in Missouri, all levels of EMT must provide proof of current certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians along with page one of the EMS personnel license application.

Relicensing:

Relicensing Checklist

EMT-Basics

If relicensing in the State of Missouri must provide a complete application no more than 120 days and no less than 30 Days prior to expiration, along with proof current certification as a Nationally Registered EMT Basic or proof of 100 hours of continuing education and proof of current CPR certification. Continuing education should be listed on pages 2 through 4 of the EMS personnel license application. Click here for an explanation of how many core and elective CEU’s are required.

EMT-Paramedics

If relicensing in the State of Missouri must provide a complete application no more than 120 days and no less than 30 Days prior to expiration, along with proof current certification as a Nationally Registered EMT Paramedic or proof of 144 hours of continuing education and proof of current ACLS certification. Continuing education should be listed on pages 2 through 4 of the EMS personnel license application. Click here for an explanation of how many core and elective CEU’s are required.

Advanced EMT

If relicensing in the State of Missouri must provide a complete application no more than 120 days and no less than 30 Days prior to expiration, along with proof current certification as a Nationally Registered AEMT or proof of 144 hours of continuing education and proof of current CPR certification. Continuing education should be listed on pages 2 through 4 of the EMS personnel license application. Click here for an explanation of how many core and elective CEU’s are required.

Background Checks

If you are applying for your initial (first EMS license) in Missouri at any level, including upgrades to AEMT or EMT-P, please follow the link below for instructions on how to find an IDENTOGO location and transmit your fingerprint check to the BEMS Prior to submitting your application to the BEMS.

If you are relicensing and have resided outside the State of Missouri at any time in the last five years, including military deployments, please follow this link on instructions on how to submit your fingerprints to the BEMS prior to submitting your application the BEMS.