In New Jersey, you must be licensed by the state of New Jersey to be an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician).  This license is administered by New Jersey Department of Health.  Training and application requirements must be met before a license is issued.

Basic requirements for EMT in New Jersey:state of new jersey

1. Age of 18;

2. Possession of CPR certification; and

3. Successful completion of an EMT-Basic training program (which shall include a 10-hour clinical experience)

4. A passing score on the NREMT-Basic Certification Examination, or granting of reciprocity by the Department in accordance with N.J.A.C. 8:40A-7.3.

More Information:

Refer to the New Jersey Medical Technician Administrative Code for more information on becoming an EMT.