IL Dept of Public Health 602 Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
Candidates must complete the EMS Application for Examination and Licensure for Paramedic.
An updated Study Guide has been prepared Paramedic Study Guide
If Special Accomodations are required as defined under ADA, the EMS Accomodations form can be found on EMS Accomodations Form
The Training Program Site code will be provided by the candidate's Instructor.
All money orders and cashier checks are to be made payable to: Continental Testing Services.
Read the Paramedic Study Guide for information regarding examination Time, Location & Date
Effective with CBT Testing, all candidates will receive an email from CTS requesting an Email validation.Candidates should click on the address given and that will accomplish the validation process. If the address does not work within the email, cut and paste to your browser address line. If this process fails, call the CTS screener who will manually complete the validation. If you don't receive a validation email within two (2) weeks of applying, contact the CTS screener.
ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL FROM PSI WHEN APPROVAL TO TEST IS DETERMINED. YOU HAVE 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE EMAIL TO SCHEDULE AND TAKE YOUR EXAM. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE YOUR EXAMINATION WITHIN 90 DAYS, YOUR FEE IS FORFEIT. IF YOU MUST CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR TEST DATE, YOU MUST NOTIFY PSI WITHIN TWO (2) BUSINESS DAYS.
TO MAKE SURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR EMAIL PLACE email@example.com IN YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS.
NOTE ALL APPLICATIONS ARE VALID FOR A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST EXAM ATTEMPT. YOU MUST COMPLETE A FULL APPLICATION WITH ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION UPON APPLICATION EXPIRATION!
REINSTATEMENT APPLICANTS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH BEFORE APPLYING TO CTS. THIS IS A DUAL APPLICATION PROCESS. Reinstatement applicants must apply to the Illinois Department of Public Health before registering for the examination. Upon approval by the Department, reinstatement applicants will be sent the appropriate approval letter to register for the examination with Continental Testing Services.
ALL EXAM DATES MUST BE RESCHEDULED 48 HOURS PRIOR TO ORIGINAL SCHEDULED DATE. ALL ABSENCES FORFEIT THE EXAM FEE.
FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS, SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF PAGE
A CONFIRMATION NUMBER DOES NOT IMPLY APPROVAL. APPROVAL IS GIVEN AFTER ALL DOCUMENTATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE SYSTEM COORDINATOR
Apply for Exam
IF YOU ARE A RETAKE CANDIDATE:
DO NOT APPLY TO RETAKE AN EXAM
UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR OFFICIAL RESULT LETTER
FROM CONTINENTAL TESTING SERVICES
THERE IS NO REFUND OF TESTING FEES
If a FIRST TIME or RETAKE candidate with letter, Proceed:
Online applications can be completed using the provided application forms and directions at Online Paramedic Application