The State Office of Commercial Ambulance Licensing and Regulation (SOCALR) is a dynamic team committed to supporting the operations, leadership, and growth of the private commercial ambulance industry within the state of Maryland. Progress is the cornerstone of our mission as the world of EMS changes and the citizens of Maryland require that we change with it.
It is our goal to protect the health, safety, and welfare of persons using commercial ambulance services. We strive to accomplish this task through the conscientious development and modification of statewide requirements for commercial ambulance services and vehicles. We also endeavor to encourage and assist those interested and dedicated to becoming commercial ambulance operators to further advance the burgeoning private ambulance industry.
For information on Commercial Ambulance Services, please see Frequently Asked Questions and Guide to Become a Licensed Commercial Ambulance Service in Maryland
* Commercial Ambulance Services are required to comply with all applicable local, State, and federal laws and regulations. The following web links are provided to assist you with the compliance process. Please note: the following laws are not all that are required and you will need to verse yourself thoroughly on all the requirements outlined in COMAR 30.09 - Commercial Ambulance Services regulations.
For further assistance contact MIEMSS Department of Commercial Ambulance Licensing & Regulation; phone 410-706-8511; fax 410-706-8552.