EMS Provider - Expired License
A licensed provider that fails to renew their license by
their license expiration date may not represent, function as or perform
the duties of a certified first responder or licensed EMT after the date
of license expiration.
According to DHS 110.05 (2), a person acting or
advertising as an EMT or first responder without a license or
certificate issued by the department or without appropriate
credentialing may be subject to department action under sub ch. V or s.
256.15 (11) (c), (d), or (f), Stats., as applicable.
Navigate to the
Late Renewal / Reinstatement page for detailed information and
If you need assistance, please contact the Wisconsin EMS Office
During the first six months after license expiration, an
EMT license or First Responder certificate can be renewed by submitting the following to the EMS
An electronic application through Wisconsin
Information on current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification (at
the professional rescuer level) and ACLS certification (for
EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic levels)
Proof of successful completion of the required refresher training
for the level of licensure
An administrative fee of $50 must be submitted for any late
renewal application received between 07/01/2014 and 12/31/2014
Any other documentation which is deemed necessary to prove
eligibility for a license
Once a license or certificate is approved, the applicant must
submit a Local Credentialing Agreement though Wisconsin
Late renewal of a First Responder certificate or EMT license through this method
does not exempt the EMT from taking the required refresher
training to renew their license for the next renewal period.
If you need assistance, please contact the WI EMS Office
Reinstatement of an Expired License
Starting January 1, 2015, all 2012-2014 EMS Provider Licenses not
renewed will transition to Reinstatement status DHS 110.09 (2). As of
January 1, 2015, you will need to fulfill the following to regain your
certification or license:
- Complete a Provider Reinstatement form in your E-Licensing
- Provide evidence of continuing education for the previous
renewal cycle (2012-2014).
- $75.00 reinstatement fee.
- Complete an assessment exam (written and practical) through the
National Registry of EMTs. Each person must have an approval letter
from the Wisconsin EMS Office prior taking the exam.
- Proof of successful completion of the NREMT assessment exam
(written and practical).
THE REINSTATEMENT PERIOD UNDER DHS 110 WILL BEGIN
ON JANUARY 1, 2015 AND END ON JUNE 30, 2016
If you have not reinstated your license by June 30,
2016, your license will lapse. You will be required to complete an
initial course of training to obtain a certificate or license (DHS
If you have questions, please contact the Wisconsin
August 21, 2014