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PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY LICENSING


Verification

To verify New Mexico Emergency Medical Technician (ALL LEVELS) and/or Dispatchers please use this link: New Mexico EMS Bureau Licensing Portal


Rules

The following New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) rules and New Mexico Statutes Annotated (NMSA) 1978 cover licensing & certification.

  • NMSA 1978 §§ 24-10B-5.1 - Emergency Medical Services Licensing Commission Established
  • NMAC 7.27.2 - Licensing of Emergency Medical Services Personnel
  • NMAC 7.27.11 - Supplemental Emergency Medical Services Licensing Provisions (Scopes of Practice)
  • NMAC 7.27.12 - Certification of S-T Segment Elevation Myocardial Infraction (STEMI) Receiving & Referring Centers
  • NMAC 7.27.13 - Emergency Medical Services Certification of Stroke Centers

Forms

Consent

This form should be used by the parents of children applying for EMSFR (need to be 16 yrs. old) or EMT-B licensure (need to be 17 yrs. old). Anyone 18 yrs. old does not need this form.

LINK TO APPLY FOR EMS LICENSURES AND CE APPLICATIONS: New Mexico EMS Bureau Licensing Portal

  • Please note the New Mexico EMS Bureau is NO longer accepting paper applications for licensing of EMS personnel. (Initial, Renewal, Reentry, or Reciprocity) This also applies to CE Applications.

Renewal Instructions


Military

Please read our EMS Licensing for Military document to learn about licensing procedures for Active Duty Military members, spouses of military service members and recent Veterans (separated from military service within the last two years).


Background Screening

The EMSB has joined the majority of states in the country by requiring all applicants for licensure, and current license holders, to submit to a state and nationwide criminal background check. Please see the following publications for more information.

General

Instructions

Forms

Rules

  • NMSA 1978 §§ 24-10B-5.2 - Criminal History Background Screening for Emergency Medical Services Personnel
  • NMAC 7.27.2 - Licensing of Emergency Medical Services Personnel (See 7.27.2.16 for Criminal History Screening Rule)

Licensing Committee

Please visit the Licensing Commission section of our website to learn more.