Paramedic Accreditation


Local accreditation for paramedics includes initial accreditation to practice as a paramedic in Alameda County shall be granted upon successful completion of the following:

  • Provide a copy of a valid California Paramedic License.
  • Attend the Alameda County EMS system orientation (offered monthly), arranged through your provider agency.
  • Provide documentation of training and competency in the local optional and expanded scope of practice.
  • Pay the accreditation fee - $100.00 by money order, cashier's check, online payment, or department PO only.
  • Provide proof of employment with an approved Paramedic provider agency.
  • Accreditation will be granted upon successful completion of conditions above   within 30 days from the date the accreditation application is received. A candidate failing to do so must reapply.



Once issued, accreditation shall be continuous as long as the following conditions are met:

  • Maintain a valid California Paramedic License.
  • If any of the above requirements are not met or maintained, accreditation to practice shall be withdrawn until successful completion of the requirement(s).
  • A Paramedic whose accreditation has been withdrawn for more than one year shall be required to re-apply for initial accreditation.
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