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 of Health received your application and payment.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact us at CertificationExams@ontario.ca.
AEMCA exam
SessionExam dateDeadline datePotential sites
(Note: exam sites may change depending on the number of candidates for each exam)
WinterFebruary 14, 2024December 22, 2023London, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto
SummerJune 5, 2024April 12, 2024
FallOctober 9, 2024August 16, 2024

Applications and guides

Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP) and Aeromedical examinations

To complete an ACP or Aeromedical examination 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. Your application will be reviewed only once your application fee has been received.

Submissions are to be mailed or emailed to:

  • Ministry of Health, Emergency Health Services
    Certification and Patient Care Standards
    5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
    Toronto ON M2M 4K5
  • CertificationExams@ontario.ca

As per Ontario government services standards, all emails will be acknowledged within 2 business days and answered within 15 business days.

Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP) examination information and application package

ACP exam
SessionExam dateDeadline datePotential sites
(Note: exam sites may change depending on the number of candidates for each exam)
WinterJanuary 31, 2024December 8, 2023London, Niagara, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto
SpringJune 19, 2024 - newApril 26, 2024 - new
FallOctober 23, 2024 - newAugust 30, 2024 - new

Applications and guides

Aeromedical examination information and application package

Aeromedical exam
SessionExam dateDeadline datePotential Sites
(Note: exam sites may change depending on the number of candidates for each exam)
WinterMarch 6, 2024January 12, 2024Kenora, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto
SummerJune 26, 2024May 3, 2024
FallNovember 13, 2024September 20, 2024

Applications and guides

Contact us

For more information, please contact us by:

  • mail:
    Ontario Ministry of Health, Emergency Health Services
    5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
    Toronto ON M2M 4K5
  • fax: 416-327-7911
  • email: certificationsexams@ontario.ca