Ambulance Operating Permit

Emergency Medical Services Program - HHD1014
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
Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$1,140.33
Admin fee
$28.50
Renewal fee
$912.26
Valid Period
1 year
Processing Time
5 business days

About

There shall be a fee for the ambulance operator's permit required pursuant to section 4-15 of this Code, and all permits issued under this chapter shall be valid for one year from the date of issuance. Such permits may be renewed after the termination date of the initial permit and during that same year by paying a prorated permit fee.

After Approval

You will receive a notice advising you have been approved and to proceed in calling our office to schedule an inspection.

Conditions & Exceptions

If application doesn’t meet all requirements it will be denied.

If State license is revoked, the department will proceed in revoking their operating permit.

Statutory Authority
What You Need
  • Application completely filled out and notarized,
  • Copy of Medical Protocols in digital format,
  • EMS Provider is registered in Harris Count as a legal business,
  • Copies of Texas Driver License for each person listed as the owner,
  • Copies of TX DL, DSHS certification,
  • COH Driver Ambulance Permit, Copy of EMS Provider License, Certificate of Vehicle Authorization, Certificate Auto Liability Insurance.

Apply in Person

Submit a completed Ambulance Operating 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 Operating Application and Method of Payment to the following address:

EMS Program Office
7427 Park Place
Houston, Texas 77087

What You Need

In the field ambulances are subject to spot inspections by City of Houston health officers. Refusing aspot inspection will result in enforcement action

What You Need

Application process starts again

Renew in Person

Submit a completed Ambulance Operating 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 Operating Application and Method of Payment to the following address:

EMS Program Office
7427 Park Place
Houston, Texas 77087