Important Notice

alert iconThe Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) will begin immediate use of CastleBranch for background checks on all applicants not eligible for the Administrative Office of the Court's (AOC) service. KBEMS will continue to accept already acquired background checks from Verified Credentials provided they are not older than six months. We ask for patience on website and form changes due to the volume of references in need of content edits. The website address for CastleBranch is https://portal.castlebranch.com/kd28.
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Agencies

Envelope Vehicles and Aircraft 

All ambulances that operate in Kentucky must be approved by the KBEMS. New or replacement vehicles may not be placed into service until they are inspected!

UserAmbulance Grant Funding

Information on the annual Grant Funding process for Kentucky EMS.

UserBLS to ALS Conversion

Requirements and protocols to make the conversion.

UserMedical Direction

All agencies licensed by Kentucky must have a Medical Director

UserInspections

All you need to know about ambulance inspections and requirements.