Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Last updated 01/04/2021

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License Fee Description Exemptions
$23.00 Renewal fee None
$45.00 Application Fee None
$50.00 Reciprocity fee None


A person who has received formal training in prehospital and emergency care, and is licensed to attend any person who is ill or injured or who has a disability. Police officers, fire fighters, funeral home employees and other persons serving in a dual capacity one of which meets the definition of "emergency medical services provider" are "emergency medical services providers" within the meaning of ORS 682.


Biannual, on even-numbered years.

Renewal Information

Shall be valid until June 30 of each even-numbered year, unless sooner revoked or suspended. The initial licensing period may not exceed 30 months.

Duplicate License Requirements


Processing Time

Processing Time Description
1 Month

Prerequisites and Requirements


Must be at least 16 years of age.

Required Documentation

Examination Information

A score of 75% is required to pass the Emergency Medical Responder cognitive and practical examinations.

Continuing Education Requirements

Complete 12 hours of continuing education as specified in Appendix 1 https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/PROVIDERPARTNERRESOURCES/EMSTRAUMASYSTEMS/Documents/APPENDIX1.pdf

Bonding Requirements


Insurance Requirements


Additional Information

Other Information

A license will be issued within three (3) weeks of successful examination.

Statutes, Administrative Rules, Ordinances

Other Detail Information

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