Provincial Exam: EMR

A licensing exam is a requirement for all new EMR applicants for registration with SCoP, except for those who are licensed in another province

Registration forms and payment must be received by SCoP before 4pm on the day they are due. We will send you a confirmation email when we receive your form.

Registration form: EMR exam registration form (pdf) » 

Send the registration form, a copy of your EMR certificate, and payment to:

Saskatchewan College of Paramedics
202 - 1900 Albert Street
Regina SK
S4P 4K8

or fax to: 306-543-6161
or email it to:

The exam fee is $400 for each attempt, payable upon registering for the exam. 

The passing mark for the licensing examinations is 80%. Exam results can take up to 4 weeks to be processed. Please do not call the office before this time. Exam results will be emailed to you (pass or fail; no marks will be given to applicants).

The EMR Licensing Exams are scheduled for Regina and Saskatoon on the following dates from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.:

EMR Exam Dates Deadline for Registration
June 12, 2017 May 29, 2017 at 4pm
August 14, 2017 July 31, 2017 at 4pm
October 16, 2017 October 2, 2017 at 4pm
December 4, 2017 November 20, 2017 at 4pm

The written examination is made up of 90 multiple choice questions. In addition to standard care, the examination includes questions on protocols and procedures. The questions are based on the following:

 The blueprint for the EMR exam:

  • Area 1 - Professional Responsibility – 5%
  • Area 2 - Communication - 4%
  • Area 3 - Health and Safety - 5%
  • Area 4 - Assessment and Diagnostics - 30%
  • Area 5 - Therapeutics - 24%
  • Area 6 - Integration - 26%
  • Area 7 - Transportation - 4%
  • Area 8 - Health promotion and public safety - 3% 

Approximately 15% of the questions have a direct reference to Saskatchewan protocols.

 Important things to know:

  • Only candidates pre-registered for the exam will be permitted to write.
  • You are required to present photo identification to the examination proctor prior to beginning the exam.
  • You will be permitted 3 hours to complete the examination.
  • Scrap paper and answer sheets will be provided. Please bring two #2 pencils along.
  • With the exception of a basic calculator, no electronic devices will be allowed into the examination room. You will be required to leave your cellphone, iPod, etc. at the door.
  • Cheating during the examination will result in an automatic failure, and may result in suspension from accessing future exams.
  • Three attempts at the written exam are permitted. There must be at least 15 days between attempts.
  • Cancellation policy:
    • To cancel your registration, call (306) 585-0145 or email
    • If a cancellation is made more than 2 business days before the exam, the full cost will be refunded.
    • If you cancel less than 2 business days before the exam, 50% of the cost will be refunded.
    • No refund will be provided for no-shows unless failure to take the exam is due to a death in the immediate family, sudden incapacitating illness or injury, or other circumstances deemed by the Registrar to be equivalent. Candidates have 10 business days from the exam date to submit a refund request, with supporting documentation, to the Registrar outlining the circumstances which prevented them from taking the exam. If approved, 50% of the price may be refunded.