Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Wis. Stat. 256.15(7)

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Emergency Medical Technician


An emergency medical technician, currently licensed in another state that has similar requirements for licensing to Wisconsin, can be issued a license at the discretion of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Full Title

Emergency medical services personnel; licensure; certification; training

Full Text

(7) LICENSING IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS. Except as provided in ss. 256.17 and 256.18, the department may issue a license as an emergency medical technician, without examination, to any individual who holds a current license or certificate as an emergency medical technician from another jurisdiction if the department finds that the standards for licensing or issuing certificates in the other jurisdiction are at least substantially equivalent to those in this state, and that the applicant is otherwise qualified.