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Although we strive to keep everything updated, please check with your state EMS Representative for the most current re-certification information.

The Delaware Division of Public Health, Emergency Medical Services Requirements

Paramedic licenses expire on May 31 of even-numbered years (2018, 2020). Title 24 § 1700, 14.2.1. Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline renewal information.

Emergency medical technician certificates must be renewed every two (2) years by March 31, or if Nationally Registered, for a period to coincide with their NREMT card, also March 31. Title 1 § 700, 14.3.1 Requirements for certification and re-certification EMTs are determined by the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission.

Emergency medical responder certificates must be renewed every two (2) years by the date of initial certification. Title 1 § 700, 16.3. NREMT is optional. The Delaware State Fire School manages all EMR certifications for the State of Delaware.

Covid – 19 Updates

In this unprecedented time, states and the NREMT are trying to update policies to keep us safe while retaining the levels of education and certification. Please check with your state to ensure you have the most up-to-date requirements.

Requirements for Paramedics:

Current registration as an EMT-Paramedic with the NREMT. Title 24 § 1700, 14.2.1.1. Must meet the Delaware and NREMT requirements for recertification. Title 24 § 1700, 14.2.1.2.

48 hours every two years of EMT-Paramedic Refresher Education program. Title 24 § 1700, 14.2.1.2.1. Enroll in our Paramedic Recertification Bundle to fulfill these requirements. This course also includes access to our Anytime CEU Program.

24 hours of CME. Title 24 § 1700, 14.2.1.2.2.

1 hour of recognition of child abuse training. Title 24 § 1723(c).


Requirements for EMTs:

Complete an approved in-State Delaware EMT refresher course. Title 1 § 700, 14.3.3.1.1. Enroll in our BLS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.

40 hours every two years, NREMT. Title 1 § 700, 14.3.4.1


Requirements for EMRs:

Complete an approved EMR refresher course. Title 1 § 700, 16.4.1.1. Enroll in our 18 Hour NREMR Refresher course to fulfill these requirements.

12 hours every two years


For more information visit: Delaware Division of Public Health, Emergency Medical Services

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