Background Check Instructions_ All EMTs

South Carolina state law requires that both a federal and state criminal background check be performed on all individuals applying for certification or recertification as an emergency medical technician at all levels. The authorized agent to perform this process for the Department is Safran MorphoTrust USA.

  See attachment for the steps necessary to complete this requirement for ALL applicants. 

Out-of-State Background Check Instructions

Out-of-State Background Check Instructions

Out-Of-State Candidates must obtain their fingerprints on a hard copy “standard” FBI fingerprint card:

• In lieu of mailing a check or money order, go to the Safran MorphoTrust USA website to complete your application and prepay your card processing fee: https://sc.ibtfingerprint.com/:

• Contact your local police station to obtain your fingerprints on a hard copy “standard” FBI fingerprint card, additional fees may apply

Continuum Setup

Continuum Setup
Please follow the instructions below to establish a Continuum account with your own personal State ID.
This ID is required for certification, to access Continuum and use any of the EMS Data System Applications.

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