Pandemic
Emergency Licence

Pandemic EMergency Licence

Are you a former member of the College (inactive, non-practicing, retired, other)?

Have you thought about how you could help during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The Saskatchewan College of Paramedics is now able to issue Pandemic Emergency Licences.

  • To expedite the process, the College has defined criteria under which previous members can become re-licensed
    • Currency in certificates, Continuing Medical Education, or skills sign off is not required 
  • Valid for 90 days with the possibility of an extension as required
  • No cost for the initial 90-day period
    • Licencing fees may be applied if an extension is required
  • Anyone wanting to remain licensed beyond the pandemic period will be required to fulfill all requirements for licensure for their own situation
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Pandemic Emergency Licence Criteria

Non-practicing / inactive / retired for up to 2 years:

    • PCP 2011 NOCP, ICP, ACP, CCP will be issued a licence at the level they last held
    • EMR, EMT/PCP 2001 NOCP will be issued a licence at the EMR level

Non-practicing / inactive / retired between 2 and 5 years:

    • PCP 2011 NOCP, ICP, ACP, CCP will be issued a licence one level lower than they last held
    • EMR, EMT/PCP 2001 NOCP will be issued a licence at the EMR level

Non-practicing / inactive / retired more than 5 years:

    • All Licence Levels: will be issued an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) licence

Things to consider before returning to practice

  • Age-related risks: are you over the age of 65? If so, you are at a higher risk for a more severe form of the disease
  • Do you have a chronic illness or are you immunocompromised? If so, you are at a higher risk for a more severe form of the disease
  • Are you currently receiving Employment Benefits? If so, please connect with Service Canada for information

How to apply:

Original document required by mail

  • Criminal record check with vulnerable sector query, completed by a police officer within the past 6 months

Upload a digital copy to the online application form, and send the original to:
Saskatchewan College of Paramedics
205 – 3775 Pasqua Street
Regina SK  S4S 6W8

Applications for licensure are approved within 2 business days of receipt of all requirements. Send this document by mail first. This step takes the longest

 

Apply Online

  • REQUIRED for Hotmail, Outlook, Live users: add “collegeofparamedics.sk.ca” to your Safe Senders list so that all emails from the College are received.

Certificates, Skills, and CME – OPTIONAL

  • The Pandemic Emergency Licence application form shows the most recent information on your file and allows you to update it by uploading proof in specific sections. These requirements are optional when applying for the 90-day Pandemic Emergency Licence.

View licence requirements »

Your Licence

When you are approved, your information will be updated on the Online Registry, and your Member Licence and Wallet Card will be available from Your Account.

All licences must be renewed each year by December 1. 

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