Important Notice

alert icon The 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.

Agency Operations

Ambulance Service Operations

This page will assist you in meeting all of your requirements in maintaining regulatory compliance with KBEMS.

The following pages are full of resouces that can assist you.

You will also find resources at the menu on the left.

Director's Toolbox

This resource is a collection of resources and documentation we have found from around the state. Agencies allow us to place it here for others to use. This is a great collection of many ways to do things. Don't reinvent the wheel! Look here first!


Have a question about Inspection? Not Sure what KBEMS Needs to see? Find out more about your agency inspection and vehicle inspections on the inspections page.

Driver Licensing:

Driving an Ambulance takes more than just a Driver's License. Find out what your agency needs to have on file, and where to get it!

Vehicles and Aircraft:

What equipment is required on an Ambulance or Aircraft?

Converting to ALS:

Ready to take the next step? Learn how to covert to ALS.