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.


In order to become an Licensed Paramedic in the state of Kentucky, you will need to apply under one of the following application types.

PromotionParamedic Initial License (from a Kentucky Approved Course)

PromotionParamedic License Reciprocity

PromotionParamedic License Reinstatement

PromotionParamedic License Renewal

PromotionParamedic Temporary License

PromotionParamedic Critical Care Endorsement