Ambulance and First Responder Service Licensing Information

Emergency Medical Services
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401

EMAIL: Vermont EMS
TEL: 802-863-7310 or 800-244-0911 (in Vermont only)
FAX: 802-863-7577

EMS Licensure Statute and Rules

Additional Licensing Information

Procedures in General

The applicant must apply on forms available from the Department and provide duplicates of all required information to the EMS District Board. Applications may be obtained by contacting the EMS Office at (802) 863-7310 or at

As part of the application process, the applicant shall place a notice, approved by the Department, in newspapers serving the area where the service proposes to operate. The notice informs the public of the applicant's intention to begin a new service and invites public comments to be addressed to the Department. The Department shall forward copies of all comments received to the EMS District Board and the applicant.

Once a completed application is received and approved by the Department, the application is presented on the applicant's behalf at the next available Board of Health meeting for adjudication, whereupon the applicant is notified of the decision of the Board. Licenses are timed to end December 31 of the given calendar year.

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