Santa Barbara County Paramedic Information

Please review the following information regarding Paramedic Accreditation and Re-verification:

 Paramedic Fees  
Service   SBCEMSA Fee
Effective 07.01.2020 
 Accreditation  $245.00
 Reverification  No Fee

Fee is non-refundable. Cash, check, money order, credit and debit cards accepted.
Please make checks payable to Santa Barbara County EMS Agency.

Accreditation

For accreditation, you must submit the SBCEMSA EMS Personnel and the Authorization for Paramedic Accreditation/Internship along with copies (front and back) of the following documentation:

  • Paramedic License (Must be current in the State of California)
  • Driver License or another government issued photo ID.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Card(ACLS)  (Must be current and meet American Heart Guidelines).
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or PEPP Card (Must be current and meet American Heart Guidelines)
  • Health Care Provider CPR Card (American Heart Association, Red Cross, or equivalent. Must be State EMS Authority approved).
  • Submit application HERE
  • Please send an email to EMS@sbcphd.org with any questions.

Reverification

For reverification, you must submit the SBCEMSA EMS Personnel along with copies (front and back) of the following documentation:

  • Paramedic License (Must be current in the State of California) (copy)
  • Driver License or another government issued photo ID. (copy)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support  Card (ACLS)(Must be current and meet American Heart Guidelines) (copy)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or PEPP Card (Must be current and meet American Heart Guidelines) (copy)
  • Health Care Provider CPR Card (Must be current and meet American Heart Guidelines ) (copy)
  • Current Santa Barbara County Paramedic Accreditation Card (copy)
  • Submit a completed EMS Application, and remember to sign both pages. (original)
  • Santa Barbara County Continuing Education (CE) Local requirements:
    1. Two (2) EMS Update/Skills Competency sessions (one (1) each calendar year of license period)) verified through CareerCert
    2. Completion of Quarterly assigned Medic-CE online courses (for each quarter during license period) verified through CareerCert
  • Applications are accepted via email and do not require an appointment but MUST BE SUBMITTED TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO EXPIRATION DATE
  • Submit application HERE
  • Please send an email to EMS@sbcphd.org with any questions