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
Session Exam Date Deadline Date Potential Sites *
WinterFebruary 9, 2022 December 17, 2021 London, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto
Summer June 15, 2022 April 22, 2022
Fall October 5, 2022 August 12, 2022

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


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
Session Exam Date Deadline Date Potential Sites*
Winter January 19, 2022 November 26, 2021 London, Niagara, Ottawa, Sudbury, Toronto
Spring April 13, 2022 February 18, 2022
Summer July 20, 2022 May 27, 2022
Fall October 19, 2022 August 26, 2022

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


Aeromedical Examination Information and Application Package

Aeromedical Exam
Session Exam Date Deadline Date Potential Sites *
Winter March 2, 2022 January 7, 2022 Kenora, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto
Summer June 29, 2022 May 6, 2022
Fall November 9, 2022 September 16, 2022

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


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For More Information

Emergency Health Services
5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
Canada   M2M 4K5

Tel: 1-800-461-6431 (Toll-free in Ontario only)
In Toronto: (416) 327-7900
Fax: 416-327-7911
Email: websitecontact.moh@ontario.ca

 

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