Certification & Accreditation

An Alameda County decal will be provided for newly certified EMTs and accredited paramedics. For those currently certified or accredited, additional or replacement decals can be purchsased for $5.00.


EMT and Paramedic Fees:

Fees for EMT certification and recertification, paramedic accreditation, late filing, and a replacement card are set by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors (fees were last increased in May 2011). To avoid a delay in processing your application, please make sure you understand how this affects you. Click to download fee details and the updated schedule of fees.

Please note: The EMS Agency will only accept online payment, money order, cashier's check, or department PO for EMT certification, recertification, and paramedic accreditation. We do not accept personal checks or cash.  You can make your online payment using Convenient Payments GovTeller service.

GovTeller Convenient Payments Transaction Fee Schedule:

$0 - $5.00 = $0.50            $5.01 - $25.00 = $1.00           $25.01 - $50.00 = $2.00

$50.01 - $100 = $3.00       $100.01 - $150 = $4.00          Over $150 = @2.49%


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