Oregon may award an emergency medical services provider license through reciprocity to an individual who has a current National Registry Certification and meets the requirements for licensure in Oregon per ORS 682 and OAR 333-265.
If applying at the EMT level:
Oregon requires proof of training in the following areas: alternative airway device supraglottic airway, blood glucose monitoring, epinephrine multi-dose vial administration, and epinephrine single dose ampule administration.
Skills verification forms and skills sheets in pdf:
Paramedics applying for reciprocity will need to show proof of having:
- An Associate’s degree or higher from a nationally accredited institution; or
- Having worked at the National Registry Paramedic level for an EMS agency or the United States Military.
If a Nationally Registered paramedic does not meet the degree or work history requirements they may be eligible for a provisional license.
Oregon EMS provider licenses by reciprocity are granted at the level of the applicant’s National Registry Certification with the exception of I-99 which will be granted Oregon EMT-Intermediate, and I-85 which will be granted Oregon EMT.
To request reciprocity application packet complete and submit the form below. Packets will typically arrive by US Postal Service within 10 business days.