Frequently Asked Questions

1.  My registration has lapsed. What are the requirements to regain my National Registry status?
2.  How do I notify the NREMT if my mailing address changes?
3.  How do I notify the NREMT that my name has changed?
4.  How do I get a replacement registration card/certificate?
5.  Does the NREMT have a toll free telephone number?
6.  What is the National Registry “fax” number?

1.  My registration has lapsed. What are the requirements to regain my National Registry status?
 
  • EMT-Basic
    Individuals whose EMT-Basic national registration has lapsed may regain their NREMT status by following the “Lapsed Certification” policy outlined in the EMT-Basic Brochure.

  • EMT-Intermediate/99
    Individuals whose EMT-Intermediate/99 national registration has lapsed may regain their NREMT status by following the “Lapsed Certification” policy outlined in the EMT-Intermediate/99 Brochure.

  • EMT-Paramedic
    Individuals whose EMT-Paramedic national registration lapsed may regain their NREMT status by following the “Lapsed Certification” policy outlined in the EMT-Paramedic.

    In addition, the NREMT has established a “Paramedic Re-Entry” policy for use by individuals whose Paramedical credential (state or national) has been in a lapsed status greater than 24 months. These individuals should follow the policies and procedures outlined in the “Paramedic Re-Entry” section of the EMT-Paramedic brochure.
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2.  How do I notify the NREMT if my mailing address changes?
  To notify the National Registry of a change of mailing address, go to the Change Your Address page on this website, and complete the change of address form.
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3.  How do I notify the NREMT that my name has changed?
  To officially change your name in the NREMT database, you must submit a written request that includes the spelling of your old name, the spelling of your new name, your registry number and/or social security number, and a current mailing address. In addition to the letter, you submit a copy of official documentation (court document, marriage license, divorce decree, driver’s license, etc.) that clearly indicates your legal name.
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4.  How do I get a replacement registration card/certificate?
  To request a replacement registration card or certificate, go to the Purchase NREMT Items page on this website, and download the order form for general merchandise. Fill out the form, specifying the number of duplicate cards and duplicate certificates you wish to receive. Once the form is completed, attach the appropriate fee to the form ($2.50/card and $2.50/certificate) and mail it to the NREMT. Please allow 4-6 weeks for receipt of the requested material.
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5.  Does the NREMT have a toll free telephone number?
  The NREMT does not have a toll free number. You may contact the NREMT between the hours of 8:30 am (EST) and 5:00 pm (EST) by dialing (614)888-4484
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6.  What is the National Registry “fax” number?
  The NREMT fax number is (614)888-8920.
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