Emergency Health Services

Exam Dates and Applications

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COVID-19 Update

The ministry continues to follow the guidance of the provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health and will update the status of examinations as soon as new information becomes available. Make sure to visit this page regularly to check for updates.

Applicants do not have to re-register for an examination session if they have already paid and registered.

Applicants who wish to withdraw from an examination must complete a Withdrawal and Refund form which can be found below for each examination.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at CertificationExams@ontario.ca if you have any questions.

Please note that all exams will be tested to the paramedic practice standards that are in force as of the Exam Date

Advanced Emergency Medical Care Assistant (AEMCA) Examination Information and Application Package

  • You will not be able to complete the AEMCA application using a device with a Mac Operating System, smartphone or tablet. Make sure you are using Windows Explorer as other browsers may cause technical issues with the form.
  • When you open and download the form you must save it to your computer and open this saved version using Adobe Acrobat Reader to complete the application. If you complete the form without using this saved version or complete the form in the web browser, you will not be able to complete your payment and your application will not be submitted.
  • If your application form has been submitted successfully you will receive a confirmation email that confirms the ministry received your application and payment.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email contact us at CertificationExams@ontario.ca.
AEMCA Exam
Exam Date Current Status Potential Sites *
October 7 and 8, 2020

Official notification of the specific, assigned date and other details of the exam will be sent to candidates before September 28, 2020.

London, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto

* Examination sites may change depending on the number of candidates for each exam.

AEMCA Examination Application
AEMCA Examination Withdrawal and Refund Application
AEMCA Examination Study Guide/Sample Questions


Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP) and Aeromedical Examinations

To complete an ACP or Aeromed application, click on the appropriate Information and Application Package link below:

  • You cannot submit your application online.
  • You must read the appropriate application guide in its entirety prior to completing the application form.
  • You must be sure you are eligible to apply by reviewing the Requirements for Eligibility section of the appropriate examination application guide.
  • Ensure that all mandatory fields are completed.
  • Sign and date your printed application form. Only signed and dated applications will be accepted.
  • Ensure the application fee is in the form of certified cheque or money order payable to the Minister of Finance. Once received your application will be reviewed.

Submissions are to be mailed to:

Ministry of Health
Certification and Patient Care Standards
5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
Toronto ON M2M 4K5

Email: CertificationExams@ontario.ca

As per Ontario government services standards, all emails will be acknowledged within two business days and answered within 15 business days.


ACP Examination Information and Application Package

ACP Exam
Exam Date Current Status Potential Sites *
October 21, 2020

Deadline to apply is September 30, 2020.

Official notification of the time and location of the exam will be sent to candidates by email approximately two weeks before the exam date.
London, Niagara, Ottawa, Sudbury, Toronto

* Examination sites may change depending on the number of candidates for each exam.


Aeromedical Examination Information and Application Package

Aeromedical Exam
Exam Date Current Status Potential Sites *
November 4, 2020 Deadline to apply is currently extended.

Candidates will be informed once this date is confirmed.

Kenora, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto

* Examination sites may change depending on the number of candidates for each exam.


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For More Information

Emergency Health Services
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Toronto, Ontario
Canada   M2M 4K5

Tel : 1-800-461-6431 (Toll-free in Ontario only)
In Toronto : (416) 327-7900
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