Per the Comprehensive EMS Act of 1998, The State of Missouri only accepts current certification with the National Registry of EMT’s at the level of licensure desired in order to obtain initial licensure.

Please click here to download instructions on how to submit proof of your current NREMT certification.

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.