Eligibility for Responder ID

ID.me defines a "First Responder" as an employee of an emergency service who is likely to be among the first people to physically arrive at the scene of an emergency. We can verify the following occupations as "First Responders":

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

FIREFIGHTERS

  • Career Firefighter
  • Volunteer Firefighter

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Paramedic

The following occupations are currently not able to be verified by ID.me:

  • 911 Dispatcher
  • Doctors, Registered Nurses, or other medical professionals
  • Ski Patrol - unless you have a current EMT License
  • CERT Team Members (Community Emergency Response Team)
  • VIPS - Volunteers in Police Service
  • Search and Rescue Team Members
  • Emergency Management Volunteers

 

 

 

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