Ambulance Driver Permit

Emergency Medical Services Program - HHD1013
Contact
Houston Health Department
Emergency Medical Services Program

7427 Park Place Blvd
Houston, TX 77087

832.393.5740
832-393-5724
8 am to 3 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
Inspection
Not Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$114.03
Admin fee
$28.50
Renewal fee
$114.03
Valid Period
2 years
Processing Time
15 minutes

About

It shall be unlawful for any person other than a member of the fire department assigned to drive a fire department ambulance to operate or drive an ambulance upon the public streets of the city unless the driver thereof shall first have obtained a city ambulance driver's permit.

After Approval

The Ambulance Driver's permit shall be valid for 2 years.

Applicants must be in physical possession of a City of Houston Ambulance Driver’s Permit before he/she can transport a patient in the City of Houston.

Conditions & Exceptions

If driver doesn’t meet the minimum requirements, including if they have 6 points or more on their driving record, their City of Houston Driver ID will be rejected.

Statutory Authority
What You Need
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older
  • Photocopy of valid Texas Driver's license
  • Copy (front and back) of a valid Texas Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
  • Notarized Application 
  • Submit non-refundable fee
  • Original Three Year Certified Motor Vehicle Record from Texas Department of Public Safety for review
  • No pending violation(s) related to the City of Houston Ambulance

Apply in Person

Submit a completed Ambulance Driver Application and Method of Payment to the EMS Program Office located at:

7411 Park Place
Houston, Texas 77087

Apply by Mail

Mail a completed Ambulance Driver Application and Method of Payment to the following address:

EMS Program Office
7427 Park Place
Houston, Texas 77087

What You Need

Application process starts again

Renew in Person

Submit a completed Ambulance Driver Application and Method of Payment to the EMS Program Office located at:

7411 Park Place
Houston, Texas 77087

Renew by Mail

Mail a completed Ambulance Driver Application and Method of Payment to the following address:

EMS Program Office
7427 Park Place
Houston, Texas 77087