Do you treat and transport people who need immediate medical attention? Did you know that you will need an Ambulance Company License to provide this service in the City of Grand Rapids?
Any public or private ambulance that transports sick or injured people needs a license. Make sure you have a State of Michigan license before you apply for your city license.
We'll need to know a few things about your company before we issue a license. Here's a look at what we need from you:
Check out these resources for more info about the application process:
Ambulance Company Checklist(PDF, 181KB)
Ambulance Service Ordinance
There is a $328 application fee for a new license. If you're renewing an existing license, you'll pay $201. Application fees are non-refundable.
There's no extra processing fee to pay with a card online. We accept Visa and MasterCard payments online.
We have an online form to guide you through this process. The application might take some time. That's why we recommend that you gather all the required information first.
Complete the application in English
It takes us 5-10 business days to process applications. Keep in mind that it may take longer to process your application if we find that you need to make changes. If we need to conduct an inspection, the process could take longer.
We'll call or email you when your license is ready. You'll have the option to pick it up, or we can mail it to you.
We use a standard licensing year of July 1 through June 30 for all businesses. Your license will expire on June 30 regardless of when you apply. The fees are the same no matter when you apply during the year.
There is a $480 license application fee for the first cart and $24 for each extra cart. Application fees are non-refundable. Here's a look at our accepted payment methods:
Fill out the PDF application and return it to us by mail or in person.
Download the application in English
Make sure you have the appropriate payment ready. Refer to step 3 for accepted payment methods.
Our office hours are 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday. We are out of the office on public holidays.
You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you all the information you need to apply for your business license.
There is a $328 application fee for a new license. If you're renewing an existing license, you'll pay $201. Application fees are non-refundable. Here's a look at our accepted payment methods:
Visit us on the 2nd floor of City Hall. Our address is in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you an application and answer all of your questions about the process. Make sure you have your payment ready. You can see our accepted payment methods in step 3 above.
State of Michigan Ambulance License
Ambulance License Checklist(PDF, 181KB)
Ambulance License Ordinance
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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