Effective August 20, 2018, licensing and enforcement services provided by Broward County’s Trauma Management Services have moved to Broward County’s Environmental and Consumer Protection Division located at Government Center West (GCW), 1 North University Drive in Plantation. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8AM-4PM.
The following services will be provided from the new GCW location:
• Inspections of basic life support and advanced life support ambulances for both emergency and non-emergency ambulance transportation in Broward County
• Vehicle permitting for non-emergency transportation, encompassing wheelchair vans, stretcher vehicles, and sedans
• Review of staff credentials and vehicle assignments
• Annual review of provider’s vehicle maintenance logs and patient/passenger records
• Accepting applications and payments for processing
• Expediting licensing and certification
Note that the Trauma System Quality Assurance Program will remain with the Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services.
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN), or Nonemergency Medical Transportation Service License Packet (NEMTS)
Application packets and fees will be accepted in-person or by mail sent to Broward County Environmental and Consumer Protection Division, 1 North University Drive, Mailbox 302, Plantation, FL 33324. Application fees, submitted by mail, must be in the form of a check or include a completed Credit Card Authorization Form.
Inspections will be held at Port Everglades, Terminal #25. Click here for dates and times.
Applying for a License or Permit Effective October 1, 2020
Note: Pursuant to Chapter 3½-17(d)(6) of the Broward County Code of Ordinances, all nongovernmental applicants for a Nonemergency Medical Transportation Service License must provide State and local criminal background checks for all owners, officers, and directors of the firm, corporation, association, or other entity. Background checks should include all jurisdictions for which the person resided over the last five (5) years. State of Florida criminal background checks can be done using the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) SHIELD website and must be certified. Local criminal background checks can be completed by the person's local law enforcement agency.